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montrose
01-06-2009, 02:36 PM
http://community.myfoxcolorado.com/b...OACH_INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE: RAHEEM MORRIS TALKS WITH FOX31 HOURS AFTER BRONCOS HEAD COACH INTERVIEW

There is a lot of buzz about Raheem Morris. Morris was recently promoted to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator position after making a name for himself within the ranks as their defensive backs coach and assistant. Now, fresh off the hot seat of being interviewed by the Denver Broncos Monday for their head coaching job, Morris told FOX31 Sports exclusively how it went.

After dinner with the Broncos’ brass at Del Frisco’s, Morris sat down with Fox31’s Josina Anderson for a quick one-one-one sit down in between his evening meetings. Here is a part of the transcript from their interview.

Anderson: [After Introduction] So who was there, and how did it go?

Morris: It went well. The owner, Mr. Bowlen was there along with the two Goodman's (both Jim and Jeff), Mr. Ellis (Joe), and Mr. Alexander. They were all in there [with] pretty extensive questions. They did a great job. I just think it went well. I don't really have much to say about it other than that. Got no real feed back from those guys. Just a great opportunity for myself, and a great opportunity for the town of Denver.

Anderson: What do you think makes you the better candidate for the job over guys they are interviewing like the Steve Spanuolo's (Giants defensive coordinator), like the Josh McDaniels (Patriots offensive coordinator), and like the Jason Garrett's (Cowboys offensive coordinator) who also reportedly is supposed to interview tomorrow?

Morris: You never want to say that you're better than anybody. All those guys are great coaches or they wouldn't be in the situation. You hope to be better that day. It's just like a football game. We're all competing. We're all interested in the same things. They're interviewing us; we're interviewing them. We are just trying to set ourselves up to have us much success as we can. I look forward to it. It's great.

Anderson: How do you speak to your critics too that say that: this is just a Rooney Rule interview; that you are too young for the interview; that you've only been a newly named coordinator for over a week or so? How would you speak to those critics and say you know what I am ready for this job?

Morris: You really don't. You just let your work speak for itself. You go do the best job you can do, and that's all you can do. There are always going to be critics. There's always going to be people that have a reason for whatever is going on. You don't really worry about that. That's gray matter. I'm way too mentally tough to deal with that.

Rohirrim
01-06-2009, 02:37 PM
I like that final answer. I don't know, though. Man, that's a big leap, from secondary to head coach.

SonOfLe-loLang
01-06-2009, 02:40 PM
Who is mr. alexander? Xanders does he mean?

Garcia Bronco
01-06-2009, 02:40 PM
I don't know about his football IQ, but I like the way he thinks and has presented himself.

socalorado
01-06-2009, 02:41 PM
So, i think we all know who Josina wants as the next coach.
She seems more confident that hes ready than he does!
Total PR stunt.
Its to bad too. I really like the guy.

lex
01-06-2009, 02:41 PM
http://community.myfoxcolorado.com/b...OACH_INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE: RAHEEM MORRIS TALKS WITH FOX31 HOURS AFTER BRONCOS HEAD COACH INTERVIEW

There is a lot of buzz about Raheem Morris. Morris was recently promoted to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator position after making a name for himself within the ranks as their defensive backs coach and assistant. Now, fresh off the hot seat of being interviewed by the Denver Broncos Monday for their head coaching job, Morris told FOX31 Sports exclusively how it went.

After dinner with the Broncosí brass at Del Friscoís, Morris sat down with Fox31ís Josina Anderson for a quick one-one-one sit down in between his evening meetings. Here is a part of the transcript from their interview.

Anderson: [After Introduction] So who was there, and how did it go?

Morris: It went well. The owner, Mr. Bowlen was there along with the two Goodman's (both Jim and Jeff), Mr. Ellis (Joe), and Mr. Alexander. They were all in there [with] pretty extensive questions. They did a great job. I just think it went well. I don't really have much to say about it other than that. Got no real feed back from those guys. Just a great opportunity for myself, and a great opportunity for the town of Denver.


Does this bother anyone else? "Hey everyone, Im great!"

Anderson: What do you think makes you the better candidate for the job over guys they are interviewing like the Steve Spanuolo's (Giants defensive coordinator), like the Josh McDaniels (Patriots offensive coordinator), and like the Jason Garrett's (Cowboys offensive coordinator) who also reportedly is supposed to interview tomorrow?

Morris: You never want to say that you're better than anybody. All those guys are great coaches or they wouldn't be in the situation. You hope to be better that day. It's just like a football game. We're all competing. We're all interested in the same things. They're interviewing us; we're interviewing them. We are just trying to set ourselves up to have us much success as we can. I look forward to it. It's great.

Anderson: How do you speak to your critics too that say that: this is just a Rooney Rule interview; that you are too young for the interview; that you've only been a newly named coordinator for over a week or so? How would you speak to those critics and say you know what I am ready for this job?

Morris: You really don't. You just let your work speak for itself. You go do the best job you can do, and that's all you can do. There are always going to be critics. There's always going to be people that have a reason for whatever is going on. You don't really worry about that. That's gray matter. I'm way too mentally tough to deal with that.

This is another comment that bothers me. Id prefer the guy not try to give "the right" answers. Id rather he be honest rather than tell people what he thinks they want to hear.

theAPAOps5
01-06-2009, 02:42 PM
He is my favorite but I think Bowlen will go another direction. I thought he might not but I also remember him telling Kubiak he wasn't ready when he was about to announce taking the CU job. Kubiak was for more ready based on his OC experience.

Hercules Rockefeller
01-06-2009, 02:43 PM
Yeah Jocina, Raheem was interviewed only to satisfy the Rooney Rule. Bowlen just decided to interview Leslie Frazier as well so that neither would look like token interviews. You're brilliant.

Broncosfreak_56
01-06-2009, 02:43 PM
Does this bother anyone else? "Hey everyone, Im great!"



This is another comment that bothers me. Id prefer the guy not try to give "the right" answers. Id rather he be honest rather than tell people what he thinks they want to hear.

You just contradicted yourself, lol.

lex
01-06-2009, 02:44 PM
You just contradicted yourself, lol.

How so?

Broncosfreak_56
01-06-2009, 02:46 PM
How so?

You don't want him to be politically correct, but at the same time you don't like his confidence in the fact that he thinks he would be great for Denver.

McLuvin
01-06-2009, 02:46 PM
Mentally tough. Something were NOT.

McLuvin
01-06-2009, 02:48 PM
Does this bother anyone else? "Hey everyone, Im great!"



This is another comment that bothers me. Id prefer the guy not try to give "the right" answers. Id rather he be honest rather than tell people what he thinks they want to hear.

Arent they actually competing?

lex
01-06-2009, 02:49 PM
You don't want him to be politically correct, but at the same time you don't like his confidence in the fact that he thinks he would be great for Denver.

No, I want him to be honest. And if he thinks he's gods gift to Denver, Id prefer someone else.

Broncosfreak_56
01-06-2009, 02:50 PM
No, I want him to be honest. And if he thinks he's gods gift to Denver, Id prefer someone else.

Fair enough.

Garcia Bronco
01-06-2009, 02:56 PM
Does this bother anyone else? "Hey everyone, Im great!"




I see that as confidence in himself. I think it's a good thing. If he doesn't believe it's a good fit, who else will?

CEH
01-06-2009, 02:59 PM
This is another comment that bothers me. Id prefer the guy not try to give "the right" answers. Id rather he be honest rather than tell people what he thinks they want to hear.

I'm cool with it. There is nothing he can say to the media at this point to win the job but several things he can say to lose the job.

This interview is just like any Mike Shanahan press conference. Nothing worthwhile to note.

I did like his interview on CBS4 though.

cutthemdown
01-06-2009, 02:59 PM
Rooney Rule for sure.

lex
01-06-2009, 03:01 PM
Arent they actually competing?

Are they? I dont really see it that way because Pat shouldnt be hiring the guy who gives "the right answers" as opposed to the most qualfied person.

McLuvin
01-06-2009, 03:02 PM
Are they? I dont really see it that way because Pat shouldnt be hiring the guy who gives "the right answers" as opposed to the most qualfied person.

Jim Harbaugh is on his way to the SB. Qualified as in what?

lex
01-06-2009, 03:17 PM
Jim Harbaugh is on his way to the SB. Qualified as in what?


Are an apple and an orange the same because theyre both fruit?

Mountain Bronco
01-06-2009, 03:20 PM
Lex, you are really nitpicking there.

Standard answers, but you can't expect anything more these days.

McLuvin
01-06-2009, 03:39 PM
Are an apple and an orange the same because theyre both fruit?

There both good for you.

theAPAOps5
01-06-2009, 03:45 PM
Lex, you are really nitpicking there.

Standard answers, but you can't expect anything more these days.

When does Lex NOT nitpick. Its his style he analyzes everything.

crowebomber
01-06-2009, 03:46 PM
Are an apple and an orange the same because theyre both fruit?

That depends on how stupid you are.

broncofan7
01-06-2009, 03:49 PM
Jim Harbaugh is on his way to the SB. Qualified as in what?

Wow! Stanford must have one hell of a football team!

UberBroncoMan
01-06-2009, 04:09 PM
I don't mind this guy being our DC... but HC is just way too big a step for this guy.

orinjkrush
01-06-2009, 04:24 PM
let's do the "Vermeil school" of coach picking....
pick really talented coaches and assistant coaches.

KevinJames
11-01-2010, 02:10 AM
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Rulon Velvet Jones
11-01-2010, 07:14 AM
Why bump this?

bendog
11-01-2010, 07:36 AM
Why bump this?

uhhhh, this is lost on you. lol

Rulon Velvet Jones
11-01-2010, 07:48 AM
uhhhh, this is lost on you. lol

Oh, so now we're going to add hindsight to every little thread around here? Brilliant. It's solely for the retarded kids, but have at it.

go_broncos
11-01-2010, 07:53 AM
Why bump this?

you look like an idiot having 'Mc' in your account.
First change your account name..

bendog
11-01-2010, 07:57 AM
Den just got outcoached by a guy who's interview youtube is a national joke. Wake the **** up.

SonOfLe-loLang
11-01-2010, 08:30 AM
Den just got outcoached by a guy who's interview youtube is a national joke. Wake the **** up.

and youre clamoring for...raheem morris?

bendog
11-01-2010, 08:32 AM
Not really, but he did draft Josh Freeman while McDaniel drafted knowshow moreno. It doesn't get worse than being outcoached by a guy who'd you tube video is a classic.

Rulon Velvet Jones
11-01-2010, 09:26 AM
you look like an idiot having 'Mc' in your account.
First change your account name..

Thanks, but I'll do as I please. Who the **** are you?

Rulon Velvet Jones
11-01-2010, 09:29 AM
Not really, but he did draft Josh Freeman while McDaniel drafted knowshow moreno. It doesn't get worse than being outcoached by a guy who'd you tube video is a classic.

Josh Freeman. Football Savior.

bendog
11-01-2010, 09:30 AM
better than what Den runs out there.

Rulon Velvet Jones
11-01-2010, 09:33 AM
better than what Den runs out there.

Josh Freeman is a better QB than Kyle Orton? That's your statement?

I can't understand why you're doing this.

go_broncos
11-01-2010, 09:37 AM
Thanks, but I'll do as I please. Who the **** are you?

just advising you. keep looking like an idiot..it might fit your personality.

bendog
11-01-2010, 09:40 AM
Josh Freeman is a better QB than Kyle Orton? That's your statement?

I can't understand why you're doing this.

I'm sure you can't.

go_broncos
11-01-2010, 09:41 AM
Josh Freeman is a better QB than Kyle Orton? That's your statement?

I can't understand why you're doing this.

he has more game winning drives than Orton.
I don't trust orton when we need a FG/TD to tie or win the game.

TheReverend
11-01-2010, 09:42 AM
I'd bump something about Rex over this.

bendog
11-01-2010, 09:44 AM
well, the whole vevet thing is stupid. morris would have been better than mcdaniels that was the pt, and drafting moreno over freeman when you just traded cutler was ..... a mistake.

Rulon Velvet Jones
11-01-2010, 09:49 AM
well, the whole vevet thing is stupid. morris would have been better than mcdaniels that was the pt, and drafting moreno over freeman when you just traded cutler was ..... a mistake.

You do realize a QB was part of that Cutler trade, right? If you keep up this second-guessing, eventually you'll unwind all the way back to the creation of the NFL.

Rulon Velvet Jones
11-01-2010, 09:50 AM
he has more game winning drives than Orton.
I don't trust orton when we need a FG/TD to tie or win the game.

You are a ****ing moron. Seriously. Trade out those QBs between the teams and tell us how Freeman would look in Denver right now.

Popps
11-01-2010, 09:55 AM
I will say, I was hoping we'd hire a coach with a defensive background. But, McDaniels didn't seem to be a bad option at the time.

Jason in LA
11-02-2010, 12:06 AM
I was in favor of hiring Morris. My thinking was keep the offense intact and fix the defense.

Both coaches took over middle of the road teams. Morris has his team winning, McD has his team losing.

Well, the Bucs have beaten 4 teams below .500 and one team at .500 while getting blown out by the only two teams they've played with records above .500. So I wouldn't go nuts over Morris just yet. But at least he can beat the bad teams, something that the Broncos can't do.

baja
11-02-2010, 12:11 AM
I was in favor of hiring Morris. My thinking was keep the offense intact and fix the defense.

Both coaches took over middle of the road teams. Morris has his team winning, McD has his team losing.

Morris was my first choice McDaniels was my second choice. We'll see how he does the rest of the season. Maybe he will fail or maybe he will win some games and everyone will love him again. Then posters like clown hole can say I always knew Josh had greatness in him.