What’s Next for Bill Belichick After Falcons Hire Raheem Morris

Written by Robert J. Matthews

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Raheem Morris' appointment as head coach may have surprised those who weren't inside the Atlanta Falcons' facilities advocating for him this week.

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Morris, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' former youthful wunderkind who returned to coaching's top post, has deserved another shot at this job for a long time.

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I asked a top offensive coach who the league's defensive "hot play-caller" was in our 2024 coaching carousel primer. 

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Not having Bill Belichick in the NFL since 1975, when he was an assistant under Ted Marchibroda, is the bigger surprise.

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Unless Belichick becomes Sean McVay's defensive coordinator, he may be a natural TV storyteller or personality. 

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If Belichick returns to the market in 2024–25 at 72–73 (born April 16), is there a market?

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Don Shula's 347 wins record may be secure. Belichick, who has 333 wins, has a Sean Payton year when he can trave

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Possibly with television network access, and plant seeds. We cannot underestimate his capacity to obtain another coaching post.

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