Falcons move Raheem Morris back to defense

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The ship in Atlanta may not be sinking (yet), but it’s time to rearrange the deck chairs.

The Falcons announced that former Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris was moving from working with the team’s wide receivers to the secondary.

Morris carries the assistant head coach title, but has spent most of his career coaching defensive backs, so it was a natural move.

He was head coach of the Bucs from 2009-11.

The Falcons also moved running backs coach Dave Brock to cover receivers, and promoted offensive assistant Bernie Parmalee to running backs coach.

The Falcons could use any help these moves might provide, coming out of their bye at 1-7.

6 responses to “Falcons move Raheem Morris back to defense

  1. He did alright as a HC for someone clearing in to deep. It would be interesting to see what he could do with a second chance, now that he has some experience.

  2. This is just weird. How do switch the position coaches around in the middle of the season?

    I will say this: Morris is a fantastic DB coach. I don’t know why he wasn’t there in the first place. But it’s still weird.

  3. That was close…I thought for a minute he was going to get a 2nd chance as a head coach.

  4. They should hire Greg Schiano as their defensive coordinator. Then they could have three former Bucs head coaches on their staff.

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