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Raheem Morris Set to Be Named the New Rams DC

After losing defensive coordinator Brandon Staley to the cross-town Los Angeles Chargers as their new head coach, the Rams are in the market for a new DC, and it appears they have found their man.

That man is former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach and Atlanta Falcons interim head coach Raheem Morris.

Various sources say that Morris is on the cusp of coming to terms on a deal with the Rams, taking over the defense which Staley ran for one season.

In his time as Bucs head coach, Morris went 17-31, going 3-13, 10-6 and 4-12 from 2009 to 2011. The seven game turnaround from 3-13 to 10-6 was the best in franchise history for Tampa Bay, who barley missed the postseason.

Morris was the interim head coach in 2020 for the Falcons, leading the team to a mark of

The Falcons went on an initial hot streak under Morris, leading to some reporting that he had impressed team brass and could be a real candidate for the full-time job there, but the team ultimately fizzled down the stretch and then hired Arthur Smith instead.


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