Found January 05, 2012 on Bucs Beat:
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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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