New Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton sounds like an upfront and honest guy. You want the truth, he will give it to you.
On an interview with Burns and Gambo on 620 KTAR Phoenix, Horton said that he had a plan in place had he gotten the head coaching job in Arizona. When asked if Norv Turner would have come to the Cardinals with him as his offensive coordinator, Horton said “unequivically.” Horton went on to say Norv’s wife wanted to go to Arizona as well, to be closer to their daughter in San Diego.
Horton also said he was surprised but not shocked that his “good friend” Bruce Arians didn’t keep him on as the DC in Arizona when he was hired, but he wishes them well and he is not the least bit bitter. Horton said “Bruce and I are friends and will remains friends.”
Lastly, Horton said he is “not shocked, but disappointed” that he is still not a head coach in the NFL.