Tampa Bay Buccaneers: five players on the bubble

There are always position battles to watch in training camp. Players fighting for starting jobs, to start off the season on the field for the very first play. That being said, there are other battles to watch for. Quite simply, the players fighting just for a roster spot. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are no stranger to controversial cuts. After Jon Gruden was fired, newly promoted head...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Freeman: Looking for Redemption

Freeman was going to be the savior of the Buccaneers. He was going to lead the Bucs back to the Super Bowl; he was going to become the next great quarterback in the NFL. And at first, the outlook was spot-on. In 2010, he passed for 3,451-yards while throwing 25 touchdowns to only six interceptions en route to the 2010 Pro Bowl.After a down season in 2011, he roared back with authority...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Raheem Morris confident in the growth of the secondary in Atlanta

Raheem Morris is enjoying his time working with Dan Quinn and the defense of the Atlanta Falcons. Most importantly though, he likes the direction that the secondary is heading and how the unit is coming along, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com. “We are getting these guys ready to go out there and compete,” Morris told AJC.com. “That’s been a high priority for us...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Raheem Morris more impressed with Desmond Trufant 'above the neck'

Desmond Trufant is an incredibly talented, and probably a very underrated cornerback. What he has done, is proven that he's a clear-cut No. 1 cornerback in the NFL and does a great job of being a shutdown corner. According to Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com, assistant head coach Raheem Morris is most impressed with Desmond Trufant's football I.Q. “I’m more impressed with Trufant...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO FLASHBACK!! 2010 Josh Freeman saves the day…again, with Cadillac

The Bucs were coming off a disastrous 3-13 season in 2009, and they won 2 of the last three games to get THAT good! Going into 2010 though the feel good story was surrounding Josh Freeman who appeared to be the real thing. The Bucs head coach Raheem Morris was talking about a “Race to 10″ meaning ten wins usually gets you a playoff spot or position for it. Ironically on the...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Freeman

Technically, it was a trade that brought him to Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers moved up two spots because the Denver Broncos were lurking in the first round for a QB, and the Bucs had one in mind. It wouldn’t have mattered if the Bucs had the NO.1 overall pick,  or the fifth, Head Coach Raheem Morris was going to go with Josh Freeman from Kansas State one way or another, and it set...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Falcons, Patriots, Saints, & Seahawks

Falcons Albert Breer reports that Dan Quinn is expected to have a big coaching staff in Atlanta. According to Breer, the Falcons plan to hire a secondary coach separate to Raheem Morris and a LBs coach separate to DC Richard Smith. Alex Marvez reports that the Falcons are hiring Seahawks assistant OL coach Chris Morgan as their new offensive line coach. Patriots Super Bowl...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins hire Raheem Morris & Chad Grimm

The Washington Redskins have added former NY Giants and Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and Chad Grimm, the son of former Redskins great Russ Grimm, to their coaching staff. Fewell will coach the secondary, replacing Raheem Morris, who left for a coaching job with the Atlanta Falcons. Fewell spent five seasons as the defensive coordinator of the New York Giants,...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Outside Perception of Raheem Morris is Unfair

The Atlanta Falcons are still waiting to announce what everybody already knows--that Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will be their new head coach. Whilst the Falcons will have to wait until after the Super Bowl to officially announce Quinn, reports suggest that they have been putting together the rest of the coaching staff in the meantime. The latest names to be...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins tab Fewell, Clark to fill holes on coaching staff

  The Washington Redskins have hired former New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell as defensive backs coach and Mike Clark as head strength and conditioning coach. Fewell replaces Raheem Morris, who is expected to join the staff of the Atlanta Falcons. Fewell was fired by the Giants earlier this month. He spent five seasons in New York and was the interim head coach...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins add Perry Fewell, Mike Clark to coaching staff

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins have hired former New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell as defensive backs coach and Mike Clark as head strength and conditioning coach. Fewell replaces Raheem Morris, who is expected to join the staff of the Atlanta Falcons. Fewell was fired by the Giants earlier this month. He spent five seasons in New York and was the interim...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Add Coaches To Defensive Staff

It looks like the Atlanta Falcons are adding to their coaching staff even though the team has not formally hired a head coach.Former Washington Redskins secondary coach Raheem Morris has agreed to a position with the Atlanta Falcons as assistant head coach in charge of defensive backs, a source confirmed Monday. In news related to the team, the Falcons also will hire Denver Broncos...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Interview Fewell to Replace Morris as DB Coach

    View image | gettyimages.com     The Washington Redskins are now in need of a defensive backs coach after Raheem Morris accepted an offer from the Atlanta Falcons to become their assistant head coach. The Redskins search has turned to former New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell. According to multiple reports, Fewell interviewed Monday with the...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Giants DC Perry Fewell Interviewing With Redskins

Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reports that the Redskins will interview former Giants DC Perry Fewell regarding their defensive backs coaching position on Monday. Reports from earlier in the day mentioned that Redskins DBs coach Raheem Morris is heading to Atlanta to be the Falcons assistant head coach, so Washington is likely to be in need of a replacement. Fewell actually visited with...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons add Raheem Morris to coaching staff

Even though Atlanta can't formally hire Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as its head coach until after the Seahawks are finished at the Super Bowl, they are building a coaching staff with Quinn's finger prints all over it. Raheem Morris, who spent the last three seasons with the Redskins as their defensive backs coach, has verbally accepted an offer from the Falcons to become...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Raheem Morris Accepts Assistant HC Job With Falcons

Albert Breer of the NFL Network reports that Redskins DBs coach Raheem Morris has verbally accepted the job of assistant head coach with the Atlanta Falcons. Breer adds that Morris will run the team’s pass defense next season. Ian Rapoport reports that when Dan Quinn takes over as the Falcons new head coach, he’s hoping to bring Broncos LBs coach Richard Smith with him...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Thoughts: What Bucs should do, & Comic Relief

Before getting into the draft, some comic relief courtesy of Scott Reynolds of PewterReport.com. In the SR Fab 5 which is mandatory reading for all Bucs fans weekly on Fridays, Scott recalled a funny moment with former Bucs Head Coach Raheem Morris. It goes like this…. It was November 1, 2010, and I received a phone call from one upset Bucs head coach in Raheem Morris. Tampa Bay...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Rob Chudzinski, Bills, Falcons, Packers, Raiders

Rob Chudzinski Adam Schefter reports that the 49ers and Rams both want to speak to Colts assistant Rob Chudzinski, who will be a free agent on Tuesday. Bills According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, Chris Palmer is expected to join the Bills as a senior offensive assistant. Falcons Dianna Marie Russini reports that the Falcons are close to hiring Raheem Morris, but Dan Quinn...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Eagles, Falcons, Raiders, & Redskins

Broncos Mike Klis of the Denver Post writes that there would be almost as many questions if Peyton Manning decided to return in 2014 than if he elected to retire. Eagles Jeff McLane reports that Chris Polian is “emerging as serious candidate” for the Eagles general manager vacancy, following a second interview with the team. Falcons Dianna Marie Russini reports...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Jets, Redskins, & Texans

Bears Bears announced the hiring of Bo Hardegree as an offensive assistant. Jets Jets are hiring Bears national scout Rex Hogan as their new director of college scouting after he was released from his contract. (Albert Breer) Jets are  also hiring Rams scout Brian Heimerdinger in a “prominent” in the team’s front office. (Albert Breer) Redskins According to Dianna...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Raheem Morris Expected to Leave Redskins for Atlanta

Mark J. Rebilas / USA TODAY Sports Despite the rumors of the Washington Redskins insisting on Raheem Morris being a part of the next defensive coaching staff, the Redskins have granted permission for Morris to interview with the Atlanta Falcons. Shortly after Vic Fangio was announced as the defensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears, and the Redskins named Joe Barry as their defensive...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Redskins give Morris permission to interview for Falcons

The Washington Redskins have granted defensive backs coach Raheem Morris permission to interview for the Atlanta Falcons head coaching vacancy, according to multiple reports. The Falcons is reportedly are also interested in Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn to fill the head coaching void, but coaches on teams still in the playoffs are not allowed to be hired until...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC Notes: Bears, Falcons, Lions, Packers, & Panthers

Bears Michael C. Wright believes the Bears should use their first round pick to address the safety position. However, Wright admits that new GM Ryan Pace is unlikely to target a specific position. Falcons Mike Jones reports that the Falcons have requested permission to interview Redskins DBs coach Raheem Morris. Lions Michael Rothstein writes that if the Lions believe free...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Buccaneers, Eagles, Falcons, & Raiders

49ers Dianna Marie Russini reports that former Giants DC Perry Fewell is expected to interview with the 49ers. Russini reported earlier that Fewell is starting to draw interest from NFL teams. Buccaneers The Buccaneers announced Thursday that former Tennessee OC Mike Bajakian has agreed to terms to be their quarterbacks coach. (Brett McMurphy) Eagles Adam Caplan reports...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Did the Washington Redskins totally screw up the Joe Barry hiring?

It’s hard to say a hiring is an absolute failure before the first ball of the season is even snapped, but this is pretty darn close. Not only is it clear that Joe Barry was not the Redskins’ first option – that was clearly Vic Fangio – but I’m not even sure why he was an option. The only experience that Barry has at defensive coordinator was in 2007 and 2008, when he held...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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