Jaguars In Talks With Raheem Morris About DC Job


According to Adam Schefter, new Jaguars HC Urban Meyer is talking with former Falcons HC Raheem Morris about Jacksonville’s defensive coordinator vacancy. 

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Morris is working through his opportunities after Atlanta elected not to retain him full-time following his stint as the interim head coach. 

Morris actually interviewed for the Jaguars’ head-coaching job before they hired Meyer. He has some other options with defensive coordinator vacancies around the league as well. 

Morris, 44, began coaching at Hofstra as a graduate assistant back in 1998. He later took his first NFL coaching job with the Buccaneers as their defensive quality control coach and managed to work his way up to head coach in 2009.

The Buccaneers fired Morris after three seasons. He spent a few years with the Redskins before the Falcons hired him as their assistant head coach/DBs coach in 2015.

As the Buccaneers head coach, Morris led the team to a record of 17-31 (35.4 percent) over the course of three seasons. Since taking over the Falcons, Morris has led them to a 4-6 record. 

In 2020, Morris led the Falcons to a 4-7 record after taking over for Dan Quinn midseason.

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