Buccaneers’ Josh Freeman Says Off-Field Issues Not A Reflection On Raheem Morris

December 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In light of linebacker Geno Hayes’ weekend arrest, the team’s third arrest in as many months, quarterback Josh Freeman told the media Wednesday that team leaders are emphasizing off-the-field behavior.
And they’re taking the heat off head coach Raheem Morris in the process.
Whispers of Morris’ lack of discipline and professionalism have passed through the media recently, given the team’s off-field issues.
Freeman said it’s on the players, not Morris.
“I don't think it says anything about the type of coach Raheem is,” said Freeman. “I think some people could look at it that way, but honestly, the circumstances which the stuff has occurred, it's all on the player.”
Tight end Jerramy Stevens was released after his arrest in late October, but he had a long history if issues with the law. Rookie wide receiver Mike Williams was arrested just before Thanksgiving and charged with driving under the influence de...

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