The LA Rams may have the Wild Card Round of the 2024 NFL Playoffs, but head coaching opportunities continue to stack up. For Rams DC Raheem Morris, that is something that remains on his plate. He has been involved in interviewing for head coaching positions in the past, but has yet to be hired by a new team. This year, I don't see how he cannot be hired.
A full 25 percent of the NFL teams, eight of them, are seeking to hire a new head coach for the 2024 NFL season. Of the group, many appear to be positioned to benefit greatly from the coaching style of Raheem Morris. Those eight NFL teams are, in no particular order:
- New England Patriots
- Seattle Seahawks
- Atlanta Falcons
- Los Angeles Chargers
- Washington Commanders
- Carolina Panthers
- Las Vegas Raiders
- Tennessee Titans
At least three NFL teams have already formally requested to interview Raheem Morris for their head coaching opening.
The LA Rams may have bolstered Raheem Morris's candidacy as a potential NFL head coach by dismissing so many recognizable names from the Rams roster on defense, and compelling Morris to make do with a band of merry men from the 2022 and 2023 NFL Drafts, plus a seasoning of inexpensive veterans. for the 2023 NFL season.
While the move may have complicated Morris's efforts to field a competitive NFL defense, it certainly set the stage to reconsider his merits, particularly after benefitting from defenses loaded with elite players. It was not until rookies like nose tackle Kobie Turner and outside linebacker Byron Young arrived on the Rams roster that Morris's ability to communicate and galvanize young NFL players was placed on full display:
With the success of former San Francisco 49ers DC DeMeco Ryans as the head coach of the Houston Texans in 2023, Raheem Morris is quietly growing as a leading candidate to land a head coaching position this season. So which teams would be the likely landing site for Raheem Morris to become their next head coach? We believe that five NFL teams would make ideal landing sites for Morris as a new NFL head coach: