Falcons' Morris switching to WRs; Henderson added to staff

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Atlanta Falcons assistant head coach Raheem Morris is taking a new assignment as the team's wide receivers coach. The Falcons also have named former Dallas Cowboys assistant Jerome Henderson as defensive passing game coordinator Morris was the Falcons' defensive passing game coordinator this season. He was Tampa Bay's head coach from 2009-11. The Falcons...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: New additions to the coaching staff

The Falcons are making some changes on their coaching staff. Jerome Henderson, who has spent the last four seasons as the Cowboys’ defensive backs coach, will join the Falcons as a passing game coordinator on defense, NFL Media reports. Henderson’s contract with the Cowboys was up, so he doesn’t need permission to leave for Atlanta. He had also interviewed for the Jaguars...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Man Of Year Award, Cowboys, Falcons, & Panthers

Man of Year Award The announced the three finalists for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award on Sunday. the three finalists are: 49ers WR Anquan Boldin, Giants QB Eli Manning, and Saints TE Benjamin Watson. Cowboys Todd Archer reports that Steve Loney will move to tight ends coach for the Cowboys and Marc Colombo will serve as the assistant offensive line coach. Joe...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Stories coming out that didn’t paint a positive picture for Lovie Smith

As is always the case, once a Head Coach is dismissed, the stories come out soon after that paint the picture of why or what happened during their demise. The musical chair defense kept going round and round, with no answers, and it didn’t get past the Glazers. In 2011, it came out that DB Aqib Talib disrespected coach Raheem Morris so bad while in London for the Bears game,...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Post Game/Post Season thoughts after Bucs lose to Panthers, again.

 Tomorrow, the sun will rise. Taxes will be levied, and paid. Someone will die, someone will be born. …and Scott Reynolds will call for Lovie’s head on a spike. Of course he will, the Bucs lost again. Never mind the Bucs played hard the whole game: so no one can say they quit on Lovie or the team. Never mind the Bucs have played the last few weeks with one WR and two targets...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston's reckoning

Since Jon Gruden was fired following the 2008 season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been one of the worst teams in the NFL - losing more than 10 games in four out of six post-Gruden seasons and posting a winning record just once in that span. Outside of a teasingly promising 2010, the team and its fans have endured a miserable run. In 2010, the Buccaneers' offense was characterized...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Where are our Bucs? A detailed look at how coaching changes drain a talent pool

No this isnt one of those “Where are they now” series where we find a Bucs placekicker selling cars at a Mazda dealership. This is a little evidence to support the “for goodness sake don’t fire another coach” belief because we’ve done that too many times and its taken its toll on the Bucs roster. Were going to hear a lot of names of players who have who  poured their...
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November 11, 2015  |  Discuss


The Video Vault will open up for us (If Niko has to beat the hard drive with a hammer) and we’ll pull out a couple modern classics: Only twice have the Jaguars played in Tampa, thats two ALL TIME! 2007 vs Jacksonville- The last Playoff team for the Bucs, this is from a bygone era. Both the Bucs and Jags were considered strong teams, the Jags were a physical team led by Jack Del...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

STOP THE FIRE LOVIE before it gets started!

STOP THE “Fire Lovie” RIGHT NOW! Stop the coach firing carousel…it just depletes the talent on the team! If your printing up your “Fire Lovie” signs, or looking to register www.firelovie.com, stop yourself and take a deep breath. Relax, you’ve just stopped yourself from asking to commit the exact thing that has us in such a bad place to begin with. You want...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Random Thoughts on Week 1 Heading into Week 2 on Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Keeping in mind that momentum and a few key plays can make the difference between a regular game and a runaway, the Bucs defense showed the world it is not quite yet ready to play the Tampa 2 to perfection required from the system. Alexander is getting valuable instructions from Hardy Nickerson, the best to ever play the Tampa 2 Mike position. Kwon Alexander, who is going to become...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Why NFL Teams Fight in camp, and why Bucs generally DO NOT

Tony forbid fights from breaking out, as best he could that is. You have some different ways of thinking about things here; for example In this corner, the biggest Buc on the team….Demar Dotson you have Rex Ryan who encouraged fighting with the Jets when he was coach there. Did some of that linger over yesterday under a new coaching staff? Perhaps; fighting is not new in training...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 23, 2015  |  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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,...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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...
Via Pro Football Spot
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Football Nation
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 Redskins. NJ.com’s...
Via KCM Sports
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...
Via Fox Sports South
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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