Bucs fire Gruden, set to hire Raheem Morris (1 Viewer)


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By FRED GOODALL/The Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- Jon Gruden is out, replaced by another young rising star as coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Within hours of dismissing their Super Bowl-winning coach, the Bucs turned to defensive coordinator Raheem Morris as the successor - a move confirmed Friday by a person familiar with the decision who requested anonymity because the team had not yet scheduled an announcement.

Gruden and general manager Bruce Allen were fired earlier in the day, three weeks after the team completed one of the biggest collapses in NFL history, losing four straight games following a 9-3 start to miss the playoffs.

Director of pro personnel Mark Dominik, who has been with the Bucs for 14 seasons, will replace Allen.

Full Story - The Sun Herald

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