Raheem Gets A Nod For Transforming Erik Lorig

September 21st, 2012

The ol’ ball coach, Raheem Morris, can take credit for a keen football eye when it comes to Bucs starting fullback Erik Lorig.

During an interview on WDAE-AM 620 Wednesday, rockstar general manager Mark Dominik praised Lorig’s play and said “credit our former staff” for seeing more in Lorig than what was on his college film from Stanford, where he was a high-motor defensive end who had played a little tight end. Joe was able to confirm that Dominik’s tip of the cap was for Raheem and company, rather than personnel staff.

Yesterday, Mike Sullivan also dished out love to Lorig before media at One Buc Palace.

“Insurance Lorig” doesn’t have a ring to it, but he’s proving to be very solid and versatile in the Bucs’ offense, which uses the fullback more than most in the NFL. Well done, Raheem.

8 Responses to “Raheem Gets A Nod For Transforming Erik Lorig”

  1. garry Says:

    When does he get to carry the rock. We know hes not afraid of contact.

  2. robert Says:

    can we get one serious photo of rah rah?

  3. blackmagic00 Says:

    Thwr are not any serious photos of rah

  4. bucfanjeff Says:

    Every squirrel finds a nut sooner or later.

  5. espo Says:

    I’m still not sold on Lorig. Id like us to draft a career fullback that has a 1000 yard rusher in front of him every year. Those are rare these days.

  6. The Dutcher Journal (Pete Dutcher) Says:

    “Yeserday” – hehe

    bucfanjeff, I can name a bunch of “squirrels” in this league that never found a nut.

    I’m not sold on Lorig either. I prefer a true fullback which he isn’t. I think he will do okay for some blocking…but not much else.

    I do find it interesting that many who were saying he needed to be cut last year suddenly like him.

  7. The Dutcher Journal (Pete Dutcher) Says:

    I agree 100%, espo.

  8. Macabee Says:

    You don’t know to believe these days. But if Tom Edrington is to be believed, he says the Bucs worked out Jacob Hester this week.