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Kris Richard ranked No. 10 for top defensive coordinators in the NFL

According to Bucky Brooks at, Seattle Seahawks first-year defensive coordinator Kris Richard makes the list at No. 10 for the best defensive bosses. The Seahawks moved forward and selected defensive back coach Kris Richard as their new defensive coordinator replacing Dan Quinn, who accepted the head-coaching job with the Atlanta Falcons and was responsible for one of...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

New Seahawks DC Kris Richard intends to 'keep the ball rolling' on defense'

New Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard intends on keeping the same principles that built the unit into a powerhouse, but he says his approach may be little different. A little more laid back than former defensive boss Dan Quinn, who left this offseason to become the coach of the Atlanta Falcons, Richard believes his style will be equally effective. "We’re...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

New Seahawks DC Kris Richard keeps practice positive and upbeat

Seattle Seahawks new defensive coordinator Kris Richard is inheriting one of the best defenses in football and he doesn't plan on changing the Seahawks' philosophy of being positive and upbeat. Richard told the Seattle Times that you can get more out of a player by being positive than ripping into them. “You don’t have to rip a guy in order to get your point across to him,...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks Add to Richard's Defensive Coaching Staff

The Seattle Seahawks filled out their defensive coaching staff Wednesday with three new hires. Dwaine Board is the new assistant defensive line coach, Chris Cash is the new assistant secondary/cornerbacks coach, and Andre Curtis is the new assistant secondary/safeties coach. Board has the most history with the franchise, as he was previously the Seahawks defensive line coach from...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

The Seattle Seahawks have made several changes to their coaching staff

Last week we reported that defensive backs coach Kris Richard was the frontrunner for the Seattle Seahawks’ open defensive coordinator position following Dan Quinn’s hiring by the Atlanta Falcons… AROUND COVER32 Free Agency Preview: The top-10 quarterbacks on the open market Power Rankings: Rating NFL owners from 1-32s Yesterday that was confirmed as the team officially announced...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Richard named Seahawks Defensive Coordinator

When it became obvious that Dan Quinn was the man to take over in Atlanta it seemed an almost natural succession for Kris Richard to take his headset in Seattle. Richard - who Earl Thomas called 'the leader of the Legion of Boom'- has coached the secondary, in some form or another, in Seattle after following Pete Carroll up the west coast from USC in 2010. During that time he has...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: The Seattle Seahawks picked Kris Richard as their new defensive coordinator

Dan Quinn went down to Georgia to get himself a head coaching gig with the Atlanta Falcons, so the Seattle Seahawks need to find a new defensive coordinator. Yesterday we reported that defensive backs coach Kris Richard was the reputed frontrunner for the position. This morning that info was corroborated by Ian Rapoport: Expected to be Kris Richard from their staff RT @oQuarterback...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks Promoting Kris Richard To Defensive Coordinator

Alex Rozier is reporting that the Seahawks are, in fact, promoting defensive backs coach Kris Richard to defensive coordinator. Rozier adds that HC Pete Carroll told the team about Richard’s hire after Ken Norton reached an agreement to be the Raiders defensive coordinator. Seattle is expected to announce the move at some point in the near future. This comes as no surprise...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks DBs coach may be frontrunner for new defensive coordinator

Former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is busy assembling his new staff as head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. The story goes that he wanted to bring Seattle’s defensive backs coach Kris Richard with him, but apparently that’s not happening… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The top 10 free agents in the 2015 class QB Rankings: Rating all 32 QBs as 10-year prospects...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Richard expected to receive defensive coordinator job after Super Bowl

Seahawks defensive backs coach Kris Richard could be one of the names to claim a defensive coordinator job after the Super Bowl. Richard has been the Seaawks defensive backs coach for a while now overseeing a unit that has the likes of Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and Cam Chancellor. “He took kind of a ragtag bunch of DBs in 2011 and made them perennial All-Pros and Pro Bowlers...
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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