Will Yoder
Monday January 2nd, 2012

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have fired head coach Raheem Morris today, according to ESPN.

"We want to thank Coach Morris for all his hard work and dedication as head coach of the Buccaneers," the team said in a statement.

Despite a promising 4-2 start, the Buccaneers finished the season with a 4-12 record following a 10-game losing streak. The streak marked the worst stretch for the Buccaneers since the team lost its first 12 games of the 1977 season, according to ESPN. Morris, 35, had a 17-28 overall record as the head coach of the Buccaneers. In 2010 he lead Tampa to a 10-6 record, putting them just short of playoff contention.

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