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« : February 07, 2012, 01:17:57 PM »

Former Bears OC I think. Anyone else hearing this.
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« #1 : February 07, 2012, 01:23:12 PM »

Here's the article from FoxSports.com...

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Schiano close to completing staff
UPDATED FEB 7, 2012 1:00 PM ET
 
New Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano is moving closer to completing his coaching staff.

A source told FOXSports.com that Ron Turner and Bill Lazor are among the candidates being considered at offensive coordinator. Schiano also will be adding three of his former staff members at Rutgers University — Bob Fraser (linebackers), Brian Angelichio (tight ends) and Jeff Haley (assistant defensive backs coach).

Turner, who was Chicago’s offensive coordinator from 2005 to 2009, was with Indianapolis the past two seasons. He was the Colts' quarterbacks coach in 2011 after serving as wide receivers coach the previous year.

Lazor is the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at the University of Virginia. He had spent 2001 to 2009 as an NFL assistant, most recently coaching quarterbacks for Seattle (2008-2009) and Washington (2006-2007).

Schiano was blocked by Green Bay from interviewing Packers tight ends coach Ben McAdoo for Tampa Bay’s offensive coordinator vacancy, according to multiple media reports.

Fraser was Schiano’s defensive coordinator the past three seasons at Rutgers. Schiano must still name a defensive coordinator in Tampa. University of Florida defensive coordinator Dan Quinn reportedly declined a chance to interview for the position Monday.

A source said that Frank Cignetti, who was Schiano’s quarterbacks coach at Rutgers last season, has taken the same position with the St. Louis Rams.

http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/tampa-bay-buccaneers-coach-Greg-Schiano-staff-020712

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« #2 : February 07, 2012, 01:27:49 PM »

So my question is Turner as OC and Lazor as QB coach/asst OC?  Isn't Turner related to Norv Turner?

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« #3 : February 07, 2012, 01:31:07 PM »

So my question is Turner as OC and Lazor as QB coach/asst OC?  Isn't Turner related to Norv Turner?

Yes.  They are brothers.

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« #4 : February 07, 2012, 01:31:26 PM »

you know, when Norv Turner was all the talk here I thought about him bringing his brother in.  Ron is no Norv however but at least he has experience.


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« #5 : February 07, 2012, 01:33:53 PM »

Ron, not Rob.

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« #6 : February 07, 2012, 01:36:19 PM »

the Bears weren't exaxtly know as a powerhouse offense under him but oh well.


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« #7 : February 07, 2012, 01:38:31 PM »

I'm not a fan of Ron Turner's, but in fairness, he didn't have a ton to work with in terms of QBs or skill guys.

He had some RBs, but that's about it.

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« #8 : February 07, 2012, 01:38:47 PM »

How accurate is this report? It suggests we've added those 3 already.

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« #9 : February 07, 2012, 01:39:25 PM »

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/TurnRo0.htm

Been an OC for CHI twice actually:
1993-1996
2005-2008

Led 1 top 10 offense (1995) but obviously wiht the Bars hasn't been helped by any QB's of note. He's part of the Wanny tree if you want to see his connection of Schiano.

All posts are opinions in case you are too stupid to figure that out on your own without me saying it over and over.

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« #10 : February 07, 2012, 01:40:02 PM »

Turner's Wikipedia is interesting. Some of his numbers aren't outright impressive, but in relation to the Bears, they end up being some of the best they ever had. It's hard to believe that a franchise with so much history hasn't ever had a huge offense.

There\'s a very real chance the Bucs waive [Revis] before next season. At the very least, it will be a discussion worth having.

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« #11 : February 07, 2012, 01:42:07 PM »

From his Wiki page...

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Turner contributed to Chicago’s appearance in Super Bowl XLI by coordinating an offense that ranked 15th in the NFL in total yards in 2006. He has coordinated the team’s offense in each of its last six playoff games with Chicago owning a 3–3 record in those contests while averaging 25.7 points per game.[1] Turner also holds the distinction of being the offensive coordinator for each of the top two quarterbacks in Bears history in single-season gross passing yardage.[1] Erik Kramer set the franchise record with 3,838 passing yards under Turner in 1995 while Rex Grossman finished 2006 as the runner-up in that category with 3,193 yards.[1] The Bears were the only NFL team with six players with five or more touchdowns in 2006. Chicago’s 38 offensive touchdowns (24 passing, 14 rushing) in 2006 were the unit's highest single-season total since scoring 44 in 1995.[1] In 2006, the Bears led the NFC while tying for second in the NFL with 427 points, the second-highest single-season scoring total in team annals.

Chicago topped the 30-point plateau twice in 2008, four times in 2007 and accomplished the feat seven times during the 2006 season, the team's most 30-point games in one campaign since registering eight in 1956.[1] The Bears scored 48 points against the Vikings on October 19, 2008, the most for the club since tallying 48 on December 7, 1986 versus Tampa Bay. The offense has compiled more than 300 total net yards in 25 of their last 48 games after doing so just three times in 2005; the third season of Turner's first stint with the team. The last time Chicago had six players combine for at least five touchdowns was 1948.

In 2008, the Bears passing offense continued to develop under Turner. Bears quarterbacks threw for over 3,000 net passing yards for the third straight season, a first for the franchise since the 1997-99 campaigns. Chicago has passed for over 3,000 net yards in six of the previous eight seasons under Turner’s direction.[1] In 2008, Turner helped oversee the development of rookie running back Matt Forte. Forte set Bears rookie records for rushing yards (1,238), yards from scrimmage (1,715) and receptions (63).[1] The passing game was led by quarterback Kyle Orton in 2008. In 2008, Orton recorded the sixth-most passing yards in team history (2,972), fourth-most completions (272), the fifth-highest completion percentage (58.5) and 13th-highest passer rating (79.6) in 15 starts.[1] Orton’s nine starts without an interception in 2008 were tied for fourth-most in the NFL and most by a Bears quarterback since 1995. Orton also threw a team-record 205 consecutive pass attempts without an interception last season. Chicago scored 375 total points in 2008, tied for seventh-most in franchise history. In 2009, Bears acquired Pro Bowl quarterback Jay Cutler. After throwing 19 TD passes and 25 interceptions in the first 14 games, Cutler passed for eight TDs and one pick in season's last two games against the Vikings and Lions, giving him more TDs (27) than interceptions (26) this season. The Bears offense generated season-highs vs. Detroit with 418 total yards and 22 first downs, giving the unit 718 yards and 41 first downs in its final two games.[2] On January 5, 2010, he and several of his assistants were fired.[3] The Bears qualified for the postseason in three of Turner’s eight seasons with the team.

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« #12 : February 07, 2012, 01:42:11 PM »

it will be a run oriented offense.  get ready for Trent Richardson.


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« #13 : February 07, 2012, 01:43:41 PM »

it will be a run oriented offense. 

That's what we want.

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« #14 : February 07, 2012, 01:44:36 PM »

So we are going to b itch when we don't have anyone, b itch when we think it's a college guy with no exp and b itch when it ends up being an NFL guy with exp. Gotcha.
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