Found January 05, 2012 on
So, the Bucs have conducted an interview with Titans defensive coordinator Jerry Gray. There have been some suggestions that he is merely getting the interview to satisfy the so-called Rooney Rule, the NFL guideline that requires teams to interview at least one minority candidate for head coach and general manager openings.
Yes, it’s true that interviewing Gray – an African-American – would meet the requirement. But to minimize his qualifications for the job would be a mistake.
We don’t know what kind of shot Gray has to land the Bucs coaching post, but you can make a very compelling argument that he’s well qualified – more so than even Raheem Morris was in 2009.
Gray has worked for four different NFL clubs with two separate stints with the Titans. He’s been a defensive coordinator in Tennessee and in Buffalo for a total of six seasons. In Buffalo, his defenses twice ranked No. 2 in the NFL in yards allowed. Gray also has been a secondary coach for Southern Methodist University, the...
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The Washington Redskins are considering Raheem Morris for a position coaching defensive backs, according to league sources.
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins are considering hiring former Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris to coach their defensive backs.
Morris interviewed with the Redskins this week after being fired from the Buccaneers on Monday. He may also have an opportunity with the Steelers, since he’s close to head coach Mike Tomlin.
The demand for former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris appears to be growing.
Raheem Morris might be considered for a defensive coaching position.
Raheem Morris at Winter Park
Leslie Frazier is looking to make changes to his coaching staff and is set to interview former Bucs head coach Raheem Morris on Friday.
Former Tampa Bay coach Raheem Morris, fired by the Bucs earlier this week, is at Winter Park Friday, interviewing for the defensive coordinator position.
The dust at One Buc Place began to settle again a day after the Buccaneers fired head coach Raheem Morris, and it could be several days before it kicks back up again.
Much like the Bucs new Head Coach, the idea of old vs new will go a long way in the decision. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are starting out their Head Coaching search by interviewing Mike Sherman, and also Jerry Grey, who as an african-american minority fulfills the Bucs requirement towards the Rooney rule, which requires all NFL teams who are searching for head coaches to at least interview...
-- According to several sources, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris is in Washington, D.C., talking to the Redskins about … well, something. And since the Shanahans don't need any specific advice on how to tank a season like the Bucs just did (they have that well-covered, thank you), we can assume that Raheem might be discussing a position on the team'...