The Atlanta Falcons are set to rent Raheem Morris as their new head coach, in response to stories.
Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Morris will change Arthur Smith, who was dismissed after three seasons, in every of which the Falcons completed with a 7-10 document.
Different candidates interviewed for the function in addition to Morris included Houston Texans offensive coordinator Bobby Slowik, who is taken into account one of many league’s high teaching prospects after he oversaw the event of CJ Stroud, Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Ejiro Evero and Invoice Belichick.
Six-time Tremendous Bowl winner Belichick parted methods with the New England Patriots after a tenure of greater than twenty years.
Belichick, 71, has gained extra Tremendous Bowl titles than some other coach and his 333 wins, together with playoffs, go away him simply 14 shy of Don Shula’s document.
Belichick was seen as a favorite for this job as soon as he was given a second interview. His subsequent transfer is now unclear. Neither the Washington Commanders nor the Seattle Seahawks, the one groups left that also have head coach vacancies to fill, have interviewed Belichick.
For Morris, who has additionally been the top coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it is going to be a return to Atlanta.
He labored for the franchise between 2015 and 2020. He began out because the cross recreation coordinator, including broad receivers coach to his job duties in 2016.
He was promoted to defensive coordinator forward of the 2020 season and for the ultimate 11 video games of the 2020 season was their interim coach when he took over from Dan Quinn.