What are those around the NFL saying about Raheem Morris hire?

The Atlanta Falcons may have surprised some fans when they hired Raheem Morris as the 19th coach in franchise history but to many around the league, it was long overdue. NFL head coaches along with current and former players are speaking out in support of Morris.

Richard Sherman, Roddy White, Jalen Ramsey, Bijan Robinson and several others praised Atlanta for hiring the former Rams coordinator. Check out what those around the NFL had to say about Morris before and after the hiring was made official.

Plus, watch what Morris had to say about being passed over in 2021 below.

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin (2022)

Former NFL CB Richard Sherman

Jalen Ramsey (WARNING: Explicit language)

Former Falcons WR Roddy White

Rams head coach Sean McVay

Raheem Morris on being passed on for Falcons job in 2021

Falcons RB Bijan Robinson

Falcons GM Terry Fontenot

NFL Network

Falcons Twitter

Story originally appeared on Falcons Wire