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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 18:01:29 -0800
Washington Redskins defensive backs coach and former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris will interview Friday, Jan. 18, for the defensive coordinator job with the Cleveland Browns. Last season, the Redskins agreed to allow Morris to interview for any defensive coordinator's job.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:29:09 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys could look to hire Washington Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris if they decide to fire secondary coach Jerome Henderson. Morris' contract with the Redskins expires in February and was worked with defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin in the past.
Sat, 07 Jul 2012 08:28:27 -0700
Free-agent C Jeff Faine (Buccaneers) said former head coach Raheem Morris' coaching style was not a good fit for a young team like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers; however, Faine believes Morris will once again be a head coach in the NFL. "Coach Morris will be a head coach again, but he's gotta be a head coach of a very veteran team that can handle the style that he brings," Faine said.
Sat, 16 Jun 2012 06:01:17 -0700
Seattle Seahawks TE Kellen Winslow said he was not a fan of Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano's militaristic ways. Winslow added he was also unhappy over the departure of former head coach Raheem Morris. "Schiano came over there and he (yelled), 'Toes on the line! Toes on the line!' Blowing the whistle. You can't laugh. You can't joke around. So, I decided not to go to OTAs," Winslow said. "They got my man Rah (Raheem Morris) up out of there, and I was loyal to him. I would take a bullet for that dude. So, I had to roll, man."
Thu, 26 Jan 2012 15:00:40 -0800
Washington Redskins secondary coach Raheem Morris said he turned down an offer to become the Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator because he had already accepted the Redskins' secondary coaching job and did not want to go back on his word.
Wed, 25 Jan 2012 09:04:23 -0800
Washington Redskins secondary coach Raheem Morris said part of the reason he took the job was because he wanted to learn more about the 3-4 defensive alignment. Morris used a 4-3 defensive alignment when he was the head coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Wed, 11 Jan 2012 17:09:16 -0800
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris agreed Wednesday, Jan. 11, to join the staff of the Washington Redskins. He will serve as the defensive backs coach. Head coach Mike Shanahan said he will allow Morris to void his contract if he is able to secure a defensive coordinator position next year.
Wed, 11 Jan 2012 06:42:47 -0800
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said he intends to be coaching in some capacity with an organization next season. Morris visited the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings last week. "With Washington, it was more of an offer, but I also felt great coming out of my talks with Minnesota," Morris said. "We should know something pretty soon because you can see jobs shaking out all over the league right now. I'll be back somewhere next season. I'm not going to just stay at home – I don't have that in me. I'm a football coach and we do what we do."
Tue, 10 Jan 2012 06:12:03 -0800
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris appears to be the leading candidate to become the Minnesota Vikings' next defensive coordinator.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012 07:36:38 -0800
Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo is one of four candidates the Minnesota Vikings are considering for their defensive coordinator position. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris, Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach and defensive coordinator Mel Tucker and Vikings linebackers and assistant head coach Mike Singletary are also under consideration.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 11:17:56 -0800
The Washington Redskins likely will not hire former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris because he is looking for a job with more authority. The Redskins were talking with Morris about their defensive backs coaching position.
Fri, 06 Jan 2012 08:31:39 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings plan to interview former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris for their defensive coordinator position, according to a league source.
Thu, 05 Jan 2012 18:44:35 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings will interview former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris for an unidentified defensive coaching position.
Thu, 05 Jan 2012 10:21:21 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Washington Redskins interviewed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris for their defensive backs coaching position.
Thu, 05 Jan 2012 08:16:28 -0800
Washington Redskins brass had dinner with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris Wednesday, Jan. 4.
Mon, 02 Jan 2012 09:12:11 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have relieved head coach Raheem Morris of his duties, the team announced Monday, Jan. 2.
Sun, 01 Jan 2012 09:17:47 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris is expected to be fired.
Mon, 26 Dec 2011 11:24:20 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said he does not think he should be fired because the team decided to go young with its roster and build a team that way. "We made a collective agreement to go young when we took over this program,'' Morris said. "That's something we wanted to do. In order to upgrade in certain positions, sometimes you got to get worse before you get better. Going out and getting a young middle linebacker was something we decided to do and we did it. Whether or not at the beginning we both were on the same page or all four of us were on the same page, including the Glazers, it doesn't matter. At the end of the day, we decided to do it and we went out and did it.''
Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:32:35 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers do not have any plans to make a coach change this week. Head coach Raheem Morris is expected to be safe at least through the regular season. If a move takes place to replace him, it wouldn't come until the end of the season.
Thu, 15 Dec 2011 06:28:55 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers almost fired head coach Raheem Morris Monday, Dec. 12; however, the team decided against it because they do not have enough coaches on staff.
Wed, 14 Dec 2011 12:14:23 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow gave his support of head coach Raheem Morris despite the team's disappointing season. "We can't have anything happen to (Morris) – it would ruin the team," Winslow said. "Rah is the heart and soul of this team. If something were to happen to him our hearts (would) be broken. We're playing for him."
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 06:33:02 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris ejected DL Brian Price from the field after a personal foul penalty in Week 13. "Yes, I sent him to the locker room," Morris said. "I told him go home. Yeah. Because it's foolish, it's selfish to your teammates, to everybody in your organization, to your fans. That's terrible. That's just selfish behavior to get a 15-yard penalty, in that situation, when that's all we talk about, when that's all we discuss. You just can't do that to your team."
Sat, 03 Dec 2011 08:16:51 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may consider firing head coach Raheem Morris if the team does not show improvement over the final five games.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011 05:44:54 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers committed 14 penalties for 106 yards in their Week 4 win. "Everybody wants a better performance, but it's hard to apologize for wins," head coach Raheem Morris said.
Thu, 05 May 2011 08:07:01 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said during a radio interview that the team has yet to discuss the future of troubled CB Aqib Talib. "No, we have not talked about that. That has not taken place. We will, but that time has not come yet," Morris said.
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 06:36:49 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not undertaking any contract negotiations for head coach Raheem Morris, and there are no plans to do an extension this year, according to PewterReport.com. Morris' camp would prefer to wait until after the 2011 season to strike a new deal. Their belief is if the upcoming season goes well, Morris would be able to command a bigger salary and long-term deal with only one year remaining on his contract.
Sat, 08 Jan 2011 12:30:12 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have picked up the two-year option in head coach Raheem Morris' contract, reports Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times. The two option years are worth $2 million per season.
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 19:58:25 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said Thursday, Jan. 6, that head coach Raheem Morris and offensive coordinator Greg Olson will be back in 2011, reports Mike Florio, of ProFootballTalk.com.
Mon, 03 Jan 2011 09:43:04 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to work on a contract extension with head coach Raheem Morris over the next few weeks, reports Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times.
Mon, 25 Oct 2010 07:02:12 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said following the team's Week 7 win that they are the best team in the NFC, at 4-2, according to Stephen Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times. "I like where we are," Morris said. "We're 4-2. We're the best team in the NFC. Yeah, I said it. We're excited."
Mon, 18 Jan 2010 15:20:54 -0800
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris likely will also be the team's defensive coordinator again next season.
Mon, 04 Jan 2010 20:31:51 -0800
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris will remain the team's head coach for the 2010 season.
Sun, 27 Dec 2009 22:06:19 -0800
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris responded to an NFL.com report Sunday, Dec. 27, that claimed the Buccaneers were considering firing him and pursuing former NFL head coach Bill Cowher. Morris said, "The thing I know about these guys is I've had a seven-year relationship with them. They interviewed me for seven years, and I've been around these guys. So, I'm pretty sure if I was getting popped, fired or whatever you want to call it, my owners would come tell me like men because that's who they are and that's what they want to be."
Tue, 24 Nov 2009 15:07:18 -0800
Mark Clayton, of ESPN, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could fire head coach Raheem Morris if he does not turn the team around before the end of the season.
Mon, 23 Nov 2009 22:30:02 -0800
Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris has relieved defensive coordinator Jim Bates of his duties. Morris will take over the defensive play-calling duties. Bates will remain with the team at least through the end of the season in a consulting role. Morris is expected to immediately return the team to their Tampa 2 scheme.
Wed, 18 Nov 2009 12:38:39 -0800
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris was fined $20,000 for swearing at an official in Week 10.
Sun, 08 Nov 2009 14:47:40 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers became the last team in the NFL to win a game this season when they defeated the Green Bay Packers 38-28 Week 9. The win was also head coach Raheem Morris' first in his career.
Tue, 03 Nov 2009 14:48:35 -0800
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris downplayed rumors about getting into an incident with CB Aqib Talib after Talib missed a curfew during their trip to London. Morris said he does not believe he has even had an argument with Talib but has yelled at him. Morris also said he does not think Talib disrespected him in any way.
Sun, 23 Aug 2009 15:36:44 -0700
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said Sunday, Aug. 23, he believes the team's quarterback competition has been so tight that he and the team are giving serious consideration to extending the battle through Thursday, Aug. 27.
Wed, 12 Aug 2009 23:44:27 -0700
Katrina Haumschild and Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said the team is unlikely to keep four quarterbacks on its 53-man roster this season. Morris said, "I see ourselves keeping three, but I don't want to rule anything out. Like I said before, I can only keep 53 [players]. If those four quarterbacks are the best guys on the unit, then I may have to break the rules. We've got to keep the guys on our team that we think will help us win."
Thu, 06 Aug 2009 16:29:02 -0700
Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris called out TE Kellen Winslow during his press conference Thursday, Aug. 6. Morris said, "Kellen Winslow, and I talked about this to the team so there is not talking behind the team's back, but Kellen Winslow catches a pass. He is hyped up and gets the crowd going. He throws it down behind his back, spin it, flip it, and gets the crowd relied up. Then he drops one, puts his head down, and walks back to the huddle. That is part of riding the emotional roller coaster that we don't want to do. You have to be the same no matter what." Morris added, "Oh, he's definitely talented, but I'm also starting to get an idea of the problems he's had. But I think it's the first time anyone has ever addressed him, talked to him about it."
Sun, 02 Aug 2009 16:47:15 -0700
Jim Flynn and Kristina Haumschild, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris was not pleased with the way his offense performed during the team's afternoon practice Sunday, Aug. 2. Morris said, "Today, I thought our offensive tempo was just not up to par. I didn't like it at all. I didn't like it coming out of the huddle, I didn't like the way we came off the ball up front, I didn't like the procedure from the quarterbacks to the team, nothing." Morris suggested the root of the team's offensive problems started from the lackluster performance of the offensive line. However, the team's quarterbacks also didn't play very well.
Thu, 02 Apr 2009 10:48:53 -0700
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said the team likely look to improve at defensive tackle and cornerback in the 2009 NFL Draft. "We have some obvious needs. We need some defensive tackles. We addressed a lot our needs during the offseason in terms of offense, and we feel good about those positions. We want to add defensive line, cornerbacks and some players to those positions," Morris said.
Wed, 01 Apr 2009 13:20:24 -0700
Updating a previous report, Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said TE Kellen Winslow decided not to participate in practice Wednesday, April 1, because it was voluntary. Morris said there is nothing physically wrong with Winslow.
Fri, 27 Mar 2009 09:56:14 -0700
Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said he would not hesitate to use the team's first-round draft choice on a quarterback.
Sat, 21 Feb 2009 07:27:59 -0800
Michael C. Wright, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris noted running back is a potential need area for the team entering the offseason.
Fri, 20 Feb 2009 10:42:01 -0800
Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said Tennessee Titans impending free-agent DT Albert Haynesworth is not the team's radar as a possible free-agent target.
Mon, 16 Feb 2009 10:06:39 -0800
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Kansas State QB Josh Freeman said he would love to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and head coach Raheem Morris next season. "It would be awesome going to Tampa Bay. Raheem and I had a great relationship at Kansas State and I think Coach Morris is someone I would love playing for. I liked Raheem a lot when he was at K-State. He definitely brought a lot of energy to the defensive side of the ball as well as the whole team. It was a joy having him around that year," Freeman said.
Sat, 15 Mar 2008 07:19:14 -0700
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive backs coach Raheem Morris is being sued by Kansas State University for breach of contract. Morris signed a four-year contract with the school to be their defensive coordinator, but resigned after one year to return to the Buccaneers. The suit, filed Feb. 26, claims Morris, who is currently in the second year of a two-year contract with the Buccaneers, owes the school $106,646 for breach of contract due to early resignation.
Fri, 04 Jan 2008 08:18:20 -0800
Steve Corkran, of the Bay Area News Group, reports Oakland Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin is interested in Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive backs coach Raheem Morris for the team's potential defensive coordinator opening, according to people in the Raiders' front office and close to Morris. The position, however, remains currently held by Rob Ryan.