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The Falcoholic 6 hours ago

Steven Jackson Cut by the Falcons

A short stint comes to a close. What many felt was a foregone conclusion has come to pass. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter. Falcons released RB Steven Jackson, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 27, 2015 When Jackson was signed during the 2013 off-season, many fans were excited about having the bruising back in what looked to be an already potent offense. Many thought he would help the Falcons deal with issues they had on short yardage carries and by all accounts, he was still in phenomenal shape - even if he did have significant wear and tear on the treads. The reality...
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 6 hours ago

Atlanta Falcons release Steven Jackson

The Atlanta Falcons made a move on Thursday most people were expecting, as they decided to release running back Steven Jackson. The move clears $3.75 million in cap space. The Falcons signed Jackson in 2013 after he was able to void his contract with the St. Louis Rams. Unfortunately, Jackson immediately...

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Ex-Browns assistant Terry Robiskie stays with Falcons despite coaching change, other opportunities

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Akron Beacon Journal Feb 21, 2015
Falcons GM says he has no doubt Canton McKinley grad Josh McDaniels will be NFL head coach again

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Canton McKinley High School product Josh McDaniels, the New England Patriots' offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, was among those who interviewed for the Atlanta Falcons' coaching vacancy, but the job went to Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn. The Denver Broncos' head coach in 2009-10, McDaniels was reportedly the favorite of Atlanta Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff and his assistant Scott Pioli. I have a great deal of respect for him, not only him as person and a football coach, also his intelligence level and his creativity, Dimitroff, the son of a...

Report: Seahawks DB coach Kris Richard turned down job with Dan Quinn, Atlanta Falcons

Former Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is off and running as the new head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, and according to a Thursday report, he nearly took one of his top Seattle aides with him. Citing league sources, Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio wrote that Quinn reached out to Seahawks defensive backs coach Kris […]
Baltimore Sun Feb 2, 2015

Salisbury graduate Dan Quinn named Atlanta Falcons coach

A day after his Seattle Seahawks fell just short of earning defensive coordinator Dan Quinn a second Super Bowl ring, the Atlanta Falcons on Monday announced the former Salisbury defensive lineman as their new coach.

Falcons hire Dan Quinn as head coach; who could replace him for Seahawks?

The Atlanta Falcons made official on Monday what most NFL observers knew for a long time when they tabbed Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as the 16th head coach in franchise history. “This is an exciting day for the Atlanta Falcons franchise and our fans,” said Falcons owner Arthur Blank said in a statement from […]
Seattle Times Feb 2, 2015

Falcons hire Seahawks' Dan Quinn as coach

The Atlanta Falcons' long wait for new leadership on the field finally ended Monday when Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn was named the team's coach.
Denver Post Feb 2, 2015
Falcons hire Seahawks coordinator Dan Quinn as coach

Falcons hire Seahawks coordinator Dan Quinn as coach

The Atlanta Falcons have announced that Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will be the team's next coach.
Seattle Times Feb 2, 2015

Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn hired as Falcons' coach

The Atlanta Falcons made if official Monday afternoon, naming Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn their 16th coach.
Tacoma News-Tribune Feb 2, 2015

Falcons agree to five-year deal with Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn for head coach

Dan Quinn, who coached in Super Bowl 49 as Seattle’s defensive coordinator on Sunday, has agreed to a five-year contract to be the 16th head coach of the Atlanta Falcons…
Tacoma News-Tribune Feb 2, 2015

Falcons announce Quinn as head coach

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn has agreed to a five-year contract to become the Atlanta Falcons' next head coach, according to multiple reports.
Seattle Times Feb 2, 2015

Falcons make it official with Dan Quinn

The Atlanta Falcons have made it official this morning that they are hiring Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as their new coach, agreeing with him on a five-year deal, according to numerous reports.
Tacoma News-Tribune Feb 2, 2015

AP Source: Falcons agree to 5-year deal with Seahawks' Quinn

Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn has agreed to a five-year deal to become the Atlanta Falcons coach, a person familiar with the negotiations said on Monday.

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