Bucstop’s Video of the Day: First Home Game of Last Playoff Team

http://youtu.be/2RCHLm4hYMs The year was 2007, the last time the Bucs were a playoff team. Coming off a disasterous 2006 year, the Bucs resigned new coaches including bringing back Raheem Morris as DBs coach.  The biggest disaster of 06 was not having a QB, something that Jon Gruden never really had in Tampa. He brought in Jeff Garcia past his prime, but Garcia had one more good...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucstop.com’s Video of the Day: The Day Raheem’s Team grew up in Seattle

The Bucs were under heat…they were 1-12 and both Offensive and Defensive Coordinators had been fired. Raheem Morris seemed over his head, But the team was behind their coach 100%. Josh Freeman looked like the real deal, and the defense was showing signs of playing better, but the Bucs were still losing. Then, in Seattle, the Bucs put it all together and shocked the world. The next...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

How did Tampa Bay Buccaneers get to this state of affairs?

It was a nice cool evening… I was getting phone calls as if “I”had just done what the Bucs had done…Won SuperBowl XXXVII. It was one of the proudest moments of my sports life-I had been through so much as a Bucs fan. The Doug Williams years..losing Doug over money and the double digit years of double digit losses- and then Tony Dungy turned us into annual winners. Every season...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins are trying to land both Aqib Talib and Mike Mitchell

According to ESPN the Washington Redskins were among the teams that reached out to Talib on Saturday, reports John Keim of ESPN.com. Washington’s interest comes as no surprise. General manager Bruce Allen was in the front office when the Buccaneers drafted Talib, and defensive backs coach Raheem Morris was Tampa Bay’s head coach for three […]The post Redskins are trying to...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Aqib Talib Drawing Interest From Redskins In Free Agency

The New England Patriots might have to outspend the Washington Redskins if they want to re-sign free agent cornerback Aqib Talib. The Redskins are expected to be “a major player” for Talib, according to Bleacher Report analyst and former NFL quarterback Chris Simms. As Simms notes, Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris tutored Talib while the two were with the Tampa Bay...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Raheem Morris Was Once A Head Coach, Still Has A Job In The NFL

Here’s Redskins secondary coach Raheem Morris on what he thinks about math, stats, numbers, data, analysis, facts, universal laws, what have you (Vine via @BuzzFeedSports): Read and/or watch the full interview with Larry Michael, if you can stand it.
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Four free agents who can help the Redskins

I know it’s early in the offseason for the Redskins, but when your team is at home watching the playoffs there’s nothing else to look forward to besides the draft and free agency. Today we take a look at four players who could potentially help the Skins play deep into the 2014 season. 1. Alex Mack, C, Cleveland Browns – The two-time pro bowler Alex Mack may very well be the...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New Redskins coach Gruden names 3 more assistants

Kirk Olivadotti is returning to the Washington Redskins as inside linebackers coach, and new coach Jay Gruden is retaining Raheem Morris as defensive backs coach and Jacob Burney as defensive line coach. The Redskins announced the moves Thursday. Olivadotti spent 11 seasons with the Redskins from 2000-10 and worked the last three years as inside linebacker coach at the University...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins holding onto Raheem Morris and a few other coaches

    The Washington Redskins announced today that they’re keeping defensive backs coach Raheem Morris, defensive line coach Jacob Burney, and inside linebackers coach Kirk Olivadotti. https://twitter.com/Redskins/status/423922795232251905 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Redskins holding onto Raheem Morris and...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lovie will have open checkbook for Free Agency

Raheem Morris coached the Bucs at the wrong time. The Glazers were riddled with debt from the ill-timed purchase of Man-U as well as still paying Jon Gruden and Bruce Allen their salaries. Times have changed. Man U is a big money maker now like everyone said it would be and the Glazers have deep pockets once again. Tampa Bay was left in fairly good cap situation by former GM...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins promote Sean McVay as Offensive Coordinator

As expected,mother Washington Redskins have finalized a deal with 28 year old assistant Sean McVay to become then new Offensive Coordinator under new head coach Jay Gruden. McVay is considered to be one of the bright young minds in football and his promotion to Offensive Coordinator keeps him in the Redskins fold. McVay was the Tight End Coach last season under Mike Shanahan. He...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Redskins switch back to 4-3 defensive scheme?

The cramming of a square peg into a round hole, which has been the Redskins attempt at a 3-4 defense, has the opportunity for change now that a new regime has been put in place. As of now this is mere speculation, but the choice to retain Jim Haslett as part of the coaching staff, with defensive backs coach Raheem Morris waiting in the wings should Haslett be released, leaves the...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Expected To Keep DC Jim Haslett & Raheem Morris

Now that the Redskins have agreed to hire former Bengals OC Jay Gruden as their new head coach, there was some question as to who his coordinators will be. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Redskins are expected to promote Tight ends coach Sean McVay to offensive coordinator. He was a part of Gruden’s first staff while they were with the UFL’s Florida Tuskers, so he...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

DEVELOPING: Skins Two Letters Off On Gruden Hire

So, instead of Jon, it's Bengals Offensive Coordinator Jay getting the top gig in Raljon...Gruden was an offensive assistant on his brother’s staff from 2002-08 in Tampa Bay. Redskins GM Bruce Allen was the Buccaneers’ general manager from 2004-08.Gruden’s also worked with Redskins’ coaches Raheem Morris and Sean McVay (in Tampa) and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett...
Via Online Sports Guys
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins keeping some of Mike Shanahan’s staff for Jay Gruden

Now that the Redskins have a new head coach,  it looks like Jay Gruden will be stuck with keeping some of Mike Shanahan’s staff. Redskins tight ends coach might become Gruden's offensive coordinator. Jim Haslett and Raheem Morris are candidates to remain on the staff. — MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) January 9, 2014 Redskins expected to hire Sean McVay as their offensive coordinator...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins to interview Jay Gruden

According to the Washington Post, the Washington Redskins will interview Cincinnati Bengals Offensive Coordinator Jay Gruden for their vacant coaching position on Wednesday. Gruden is rumored, around league circles, to be the leading candidate at this point…which means that an announcement of his hire, if he’s hired, could come Wednesday or later in the week. Many are connecting...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith better prove it's okay to love the Bucs again

TAMPA, Fla. -- This must be right. This must be different than what happened after a hope-for-the-best hire (Raheem Morris) and a you're-not-Chip-Kelly-but-you-will-do one (Greg Schiano). This must be a home run, and not the inside-the-park variety. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have lived in the Land of the Irrelevant far too long. Frankly, that's inexcusable in a league where...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Haslett, Raheem Morris among coaches not fired . . . Yet

Washington Redskins Executive Vice President Bruce Allen said in the 2PM presser that a few assistant coaches would remain on staff, and their fates would be decided by the next head coach.  It appears the assistant coaches to stay are: Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett Secondary Coach Raheem Morris Defensive Line Coach Jacob Burney Offensive Line Coach Chris Foerster Offensive...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 30, 2013  |  1 Comment

Redskins could reportedly interview Raheem Morris for their head coaching job

Chris Russell of ESPN 980 believes the Redskins could end up interviewing former Buccaneers head coach and current Washington defensive backs coach Raheem Morris once they fire Mike Shanahan. I would be very surprised if #Redskins DB's coach Raheem Morris doesn't get an interview for the HC position & a lot of run for potential DC — Chris Russell (@Russellmania980)...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Time's up Greg

We waited to see what you could do: we were 0-8 and ready to fire you, but we wanted to see what you could do.  4-4 Thats it, nothing more. Average. mediocre.  4-12 We understand about Josh Freeman, and even if you warned the Glazers and Mark Dominick about him, they clearly didn't listen to you last year. No one is going to listen now either.  Raheem Morris...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints 42, Buccaneers 17: Takeaways & observations

It's over. This Tampa Bay Buccaneers season, at times strange and intriguing, other times silly, is through. Looking for a silver lining? That's one fit to ring in 2014 happy. Indeed, let this old acquaintance be forgot. The Bucs close their 2013 roller-coaster at 4-12, matching the record of Raheem Morris' last stand two years ago. Will this be Greg Schiano's swan...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

If its time to lean, its to a new regime

Give the Bucs credit, they did not fold up or quit. They played until the end, they played with heart, and they believe in their coach. No Im not talking about the 49ers game, Im talking about every blowout loss the Bucs had during Raheem Morris' final year in 2011. Bucs got spanked by Dallas, Atlanta, several teams actually; but they never quit and scored enough points to make...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Raheem Morris Deserves His Chance to Coach the Redskins, Effective Immediately

Watching Robert Griffin III struggle with the most basic elements of quarterbacking on a national stage against the 49ers while under heavy national scrutiny for his leadership skills would have been the last straw for any engaged football fan on their season.  But for the 2013 Washington Redskins, I think we need to be honest with ourselves and admit that the camel's back was...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle is a stark contrast to the Bucs since 2009

There was an excellent and true article the other day showing how the Bucs could be just like last year's Kansas City Chiefs, who were 2-14 with pretty much the same cast and crew that has them 8-0 this year.  The biggest change is the Head Coach, and a serviceable QB. But if you really want to see a stark contrast, look no further than the team the Bucs face this weekend...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

With Bucs struggling, 'Fire Schiano' billboard appears

TAMPA, Fla. -- Frustration with coach Greg Schiano has reached heated levels among Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans in recent weeks. Now, theres a billboard to match the coachs hot seat. A billboard in north Tampa includes the message "FIRE SCHIANO" with flames in the background and is sponsored by local radio station 102.5 The Bone. The message reflects the mood of many who...
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October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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