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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 13:53:11 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks coach Ron Turner left the team to become the head coach at Florida International.
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 10:12:22 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired former Indianapolis Colts quarterbacks coach Ron Turner as their new quarterbacks coach.
Tue, 07 Feb 2012 13:20:21 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interested in former Indianapolis Colts quarterbacks coach Ron Turner and Virginia offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Bill Lazor for their offensive coordinator position. Head coach Greg Schiano appears ready to add Rutgers coaches P.J. Fleck (receivers), Bob Fraser (linebackers), Brian Angelichio (tight ends) and Jeff Hafley (defensive backs) to the coaching staff as well.
Thu, 19 Jan 2012 15:15:12 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts have fired Devin Fitzsimmons and quarterbacks coach Ron Turner.
Mon, 14 Feb 2011 07:45:49 -0800
Indianapolis Colts assistant coach Ron Turner has been named quarterbacks coach, according to WISH-TV Indianapolis.
Mon, 10 Jan 2011 12:58:32 -0800
The Carolina Panthers may look at Indianapolis Colts assistant coach Ron Turner and San Diego Chargers tight ends coach Rob Chudzinski as candidates for their offensive coordinator position if Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera is named head coach, reports Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 18:00:22 -0700
The Indianapolis Colts announced the additions of wide receivers coach Ron Turner and assistant offensive line coach Ron Prince Friday, March 19.
Tue, 02 Feb 2010 11:17:26 -0800
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports it is believed former Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner is interested in the New York Giants quarterbacks coaching position.
Tue, 05 Jan 2010 09:24:14 -0800
Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports the Chicago Bears have fired offensive coordinator Ron Turner, as well as offensive line coach Harry Hiestand, quarterbacks coach Pep Hamilton and tight ends coach Rob Boras, according to a league source.
Mon, 04 Jan 2010 13:46:20 -0800
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner said he believes he will be brought back next season.
Fri, 03 Apr 2009 14:32:16 -0700
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler said he is looking forward to working with offensive coordinator Ron Turner and has no problems with Turner despite a reported rift between the two because Turner pulled back a scholarship from Cutler when he was the coach at University of Illinois. "I think it's going to be great. I talked to him [Thursday], we talked about the offensive possibilities for a good 15, 20 minutes. We have a lot of weapons. That makes it fun. You can do a lot of different things. [The reported rift] was too long ago. I think it's kind of funny now at this point I'm back here, he's here. Things happen for a reason. I'm lucky to be here. I'm excited to be able to work with Ron," Cutler said.
Fri, 25 Apr 2008 12:01:15 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner thinks this year's class of running backs is very deep. He also thinks there will be every-down backs available in rounds two and three of this year's NFL Draft.
Wed, 23 Apr 2008 13:03:27 -0700
The Northwest Herald reports Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner said everything starts with a good offensive line. "You can't win in this league without being solid and good up front," Turner said, "no matter how good your back is, no matter how good your quarterback is. It all starts up there."
Wed, 21 Mar 2007 15:57:08 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports the Chicago Bears have signed offensive coordinator Ron Turner to a three-year deal.
Tue, 30 Jan 2007 07:12:15 -0800
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears QB Rex Grossman offered high praise to offensive coordinator Ron Turner for his role during Grossman's first full season as a starting quarterback. "Ron Turner has done a ton for me," Grossman said. "He's brought in an offense that suits what I do best. He gives me a lot of chances to push the ball down the field as well as (run) a controlled passing game with intermediate throws and also some short throws in there. He gets me into a rhythm, and that's when I'm playing my best. We run the ball well, get some play-action, get some short passes, get some rhythm and then, bam, hit them with a long one. He just keeps mixing the play calls up. He's an excellent play-caller and a great offensive leader."
Fri, 05 Jan 2007 11:27:04 -0800
Alex Marvez and Harvey Fialkov, of the Sun-Sentinel, report the Miami Dolphins have requested permission to speak with Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner regarding the team's vacant head coaching position, according to FOX Sports.
Tue, 25 Jul 2006 19:05:32 -0700
K.C. Johnson, of the Chicago Tribune, reports when training camp starts Wednesday, July 26, Chicago Bears QB Rex Grossman and offensive coordinator Ron Turner are brashly optimistic their partnership is about to blossom. Turner saw signs during Grossman's offseason work on the field and in the classroom. "Last year at this time, I could call a play and I could see him thinking about everything, `This guy is here, that guy is there, we're in this protection,''' Turner said recently. "Now that is starting to come naturally. He knows where guys are. He knows the protection schemes. He knows how we're trying to attack the defense." Beyond the annual injury questions, Grossman also must deal with the arrival of QB Brian Griese, far and away his most bona fide backup. That's because Griese actually is a starter. Grossman isn't worried, for reasons that stretch beyond his comfort with Turner's system. "I'm not trying to be the best quarterback on my team," Grossman said. "I'm trying to be the best quarterback in the league." That Turner sounds prepared to expand the playbook, while acknowledging last year's limitations with QB Kyle Orton, has to please Grossman.
Thu, 19 May 2005 23:11:24 -0700
Terry Bannon, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner is expected to implement a more simplified playbook than that of Terry Shea, who directed the team's offense in 2004. "I felt last year the whole offense—the whole potential of the playbook—was put on us at once, and we never really got good at one thing," QB Rex Grossman said.
Thu, 24 Mar 2005 21:30:17 -0800
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips is elated that Ron Turner is back for his second stint as Bears offensive coordinator. "Ron is a class act," Phillips said. "He brings to us not just proven NFL coordinator experience, but he's a proven leader. As head coach at (Illinois)—not an easy place to be a head coach—he really was a solid leader. He got guys to rally around him. He's going to be a great addition."
Thu, 17 Mar 2005 19:06:22 -0800
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears QB Rex Grossman (knee) is developing a comfort level in offensive coordinator Ron Turner's West Coast system. "It's a pretty standard West Coast offense," Grossman said. "Not that last year's offense didn't make sense, it just was new stuff that I wasn't used to. There's a lot of smart play-action and getting the ball down the field in creative ways." Grossman currently spends about 90 minutes each afternoon studying the offense with Turner and quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson.
Tue, 11 Jan 2005 21:18:20 -0800
At his introductory press conference Tuesday, Jan. 11, Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner stressed the importance of establishing a running game next season, reports Larry Mayer of ChicagoBears.com. "The key to making an offense work at any level is having a plan and executing what you're doing and that's something that we're going to do," Turner said. "I think it starts with the running game. No matter what level you're talking about, but probably especially at this level, you've got to run the football." The main beneficiary of the run-oriented attack figures to be RB Thomas Jones, who rushed for 948 yards and seven touchdowns on 240 carries in his first season with the team.
Sun, 09 Jan 2005 07:54:46 -0800
Updating previous reports, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports new Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner is believed to have agreed to a three-year, $1.5 million deal. The Bears are expected to make Turner's hiring official during a press conference Monday, Jan. 10.