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David Fucillo / Niners Nation 15 hours ago
2017 NFL free agency rumors: Falcons TE Jacob Tamme could join Kyle Shanahan with 49ers

2017 NFL free agency rumors: Falcons TE Jacob Tamme could join Kyle Shanahan with 49ers

How many Falcons free agents will the 49ers pursue? The San Francisco 49ers have invested in the tight end position in recent years, most recently signing Vance McDonald to a five-year contract extension last fall. That followed signing Garrett Celek to a four-year extension last February, and spending a fourth round pick on Blake Bell in 2015. However, the change in coaching staff and front office means nobody is safe. New head coach Kyle Shanahan might look to target some of his former players with the Atlanta Falcons, and tight end Jacob Tamme might be on the list. ESPN Falcons beat...
49ers Gab 14 hours ago

Could Free Agent TE Jacob Tamme Wind Up with the Niners This Offseason?

Jacob Tamme could be a factor in the Falcons’ future under new offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian. Or Tamme could end up helping his old coordinator establish the offense in new surroundings, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports. Tamme, a veteran tight end who turns 32 next month, is one of 17 Falcons...

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FOX Sports Feb 17, 2017
Falcons hire 7 assistants, including Flood, Weis Jr.

Falcons hire 7 assistants, including Flood, Weis Jr.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have finalized their revamped coaching staff with seven new hires, including former Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood and Charlie Weis Jr., the son of the long-time coach.
FOX Sports Feb 16, 2017
LaFleur's aim is to turn lowly Rams into high-flying Falcons

LaFleur's aim is to turn lowly Rams into high-flying Falcons

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) As Matt LaFleur was helping the Atlanta Falcons prepare to play New England in the Super Bowl, he took special interest in one particular game, a 26-10 victory by the Patriots over the Los Angeles Rams.
CSN Bay Area Feb 13, 2017

49ers hire two more Falcons offensive assistants

The 49ers will have a distinctive Atlanta Falcons flavor on their offensive coaching staff and not just with head coach Kyle Shanahan.The 49ers on Monday announced the hirings of three coaches, including two former members of the Falcons staff.Former Falcons offensive assistant Mike McDaniel comes to the 49ers as run game specialist. Another former Atlanta offensive assistant, Mike LaFleur, will coach 49ers wide receivers.
FOX Sports Feb 13, 2017
What to expect from the Falcons this offseason

What to expect from the Falcons this offseason

With the 2017 offseason upon us, it's time to take a sneak peek into the Atlanta Falcons' strategy moving forward.Sunday marked the first weekwithout meaningful football for the next seven months. I know, it's depressing. But not as depressing as thinking about the Falcons Super LI ...
FOX Sports Feb 11, 2017
The Atlanta Falcons' epic post-Super Bowl hype video is a must-see

The Atlanta Falcons' epic post-Super Bowl hype video is a must-see

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Boston Herald Feb 9, 2017
Falcons' new coordinator says alcoholism a daily battle

Falcons' new coordinator says alcoholism a daily battle

ATLANTA — Since an embarrassing downfall at Southern Cal, Steve Sarkisian has certainly caught plenty of breaks in his professional life.He called plays for Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide in the national championship game.Now, hes got an opportunity to run the Atlanta Falcons offense, inheriting a high-scoring team that just made it to the Super Bowl behind MVP quarterback Matt Ryan.But Sarkisians personal demons are something he must keep a handle on every day.During a conference call Thursday introducing the Falcons new offensive coordinator, he talked openly about the battle...
FOX Sports Feb 9, 2017
Atlanta Falcons: Dissecting the Super Bowl Defeat and Fallout

Atlanta Falcons: Dissecting the Super Bowl Defeat and Fallout

The Atlanta Falcons suffered the worst loss in Super Bowl history and the first overtimes loss in the Big Game.Breaking down the defeat and its effects.The Atlanta Falcons lost Super Bowl 51 in devastating fashion. As everyone knows by this point, they were up 28-3 over the New England Patriots in...
CSN Bay Area Feb 8, 2017

Report: Bryant Young expected to join Falcons staff

Former 49ers defensive lineman Bryant Young is reportedly expected to be hired to the Atlanta Falcons staff as defensive line coach.Young is set to replace Bryan Cox, who was fired as defensive line coach, ESPN.com reported.Falcons head coach Dan Quinn coached Young with the 49ers. Young served under Quinn as defensive line coach at Florida in 2011 and 12. Young resigned from the Florida coaching staff in 2013 to spend more time with his family.
FOX Sports Feb 8, 2017
Atlanta Falcons Fans, Rest of City Don't Need Your Pity America

Atlanta Falcons Fans, Rest of City Don't Need Your Pity America

The Atlanta Falcons may have lost a 25-point lead in Super Bowl 51, but stop throwing your pity and pathos towards the city's sports fans, America.America was hoping the Atlanta Falcons would unseat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 51 and send them skulking back to the northeast with a ...
FOX Sports Feb 8, 2017
Atlanta Falcons dismiss DC Richard Smith, likely to promote from within

Atlanta Falcons dismiss DC Richard Smith, likely to promote from within

The Atlanta Falcons have dismisseddefensive coordinator Richard Smith and defensive line coach Bryan Cox after their defense collapsed in Super Bowl 51.Some one had to take the blame for the Atlanta Falcons blowing a 25-point lead in Super Bowl 51 on Sunday. The Atlanta defense was on the field fo...
Times-Picayune Feb 8, 2017
Atlanta Falcons make changes to defensive coaching staff: report

Atlanta Falcons make changes to defensive coaching staff: report

Falcons allowed 31 consecutive points en route to loss in Super Bowl
Boston Herald Feb 8, 2017
Falcons shaking up defensive staff after Super Bowl collapse

Falcons shaking up defensive staff after Super Bowl collapse

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — After squandering a 25-point lead in the Super Bowl, the Atlanta Falcons are shaking up their defensive staff.The team said Wednesday that Coach Dan Quinn has dismissed coordinator Richard Smith and defensive line coach Bryan Cox, though theres a chance Smith could stay with the Falcons in an advisory role.The changes mean the NFC champions will have two new coordinators next season. Kyle Shanahan left to become head coach of the San Francisco 49ers and was replaced as offensive coordinator by Steve Sarkisian.Also, the Falcons will need a new quarterbacks coach. Matt...
FOX Sports Feb 8, 2017
New England Patriots: 5 Players Who Stepped Up in Super Bowl LI

New England Patriots: 5 Players Who Stepped Up in Super Bowl LI

The New England Patriots were able to defeat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. Here are five players that stepped up in the win.Super Bowl LI turned out to be one of the best of all-time between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons. Fans of the Falcons won’t agree, however, this ...
FOX Sports Feb 8, 2017
Atlanta Falcons: New Offensive Coordinator Steve Sarkisian is a Perfect Match

Atlanta Falcons: New Offensive Coordinator Steve Sarkisian is a Perfect Match

Just days after a heartbreaking defeat in their second Super Bowl appearance, the Atlanta Falcons quickly flipped the pages to the 2017 season. Here is why the hire of Steve Sarkisian as Offensive Coordinator will work in Atlanta.The Atlanta Falcons are a few days away from a devastating Super Bow...

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