Buccaneers hire Pat Morris as line coach

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers did not take long to find their new offensive line coach.

The club announced today that Pat Morris has been hired to replace Pete Mangurian, who was fired earlier this week.

Morris spent the last five seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. He has worked with Bucs offensive coordinator Greg Olson in Detroit and San Francisco on staffs directed by Steve Mariucci.

Nine times in the last 14 years Morris has coached a line that has paved the way for one of the top-10 rushing games in the league. Lines coached by Morris have led the league in rushing on three occasions.

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