1 Oct 2008

St Louis Rams fire head coach

7:08 am on 1 October 2008

The winless American football side the St Louis Rams have fired head coach Scott Linehan and replaced him on an interim basis with defensive coordinator Jim Haslett.

The move comes after Buffalo Bills trounced St Louis 31-14, the Rams' fourth straight loss.

Linehan had an 11-25 record during his two-plus seasons as the Rams coach.

St. Louis has suffered lopsided losses each week this season while getting outscored 147-43.