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K.J. Wright: Dan Quinn is a 'defensive mastermind'

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Linebacker K.J. Wright said Tuesday that the Falcons are getting a "defensive mastermind" in Dan Quinn. Find out what other Seahawks defenders had to say about their boss' chances of success in...
  • 4 days ago

Raheem Morris verbally accepts job with Falcons

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Atlanta might still be without a head coach, but that hasn't stopped the organization from filling its staff. Albert Breer reports Raheem Morris has verbally accepted a position with the Falcons.
  • 5 days ago

Falcons plan to hire Dan Quinn, Kyle Shanahan

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that the Seahawks are expecting to lose defensive coordinator Dan Quinn to the Falcons. Atlanta is also eyeing Kyle Shanahan to be their offensive coordinator.
  • 13 days ago
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Atlanta Falcons plan to hire Dan Quinn, Kyle Shanahan

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that the Seahawks are expecting to lose defensive coordinator Dan Quinn to the Falcons. Atlanta is also eyeing Kyle Shanahan to be their offensive coordinator.
  • 13 days ago
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Falcons telling people they plan to hire Dan Quinn

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that the Seahawks are expecting to lose defensive coordinator Dan Quinn to the Atlanta Falcons, who have privately told people they plan to make him their next head...
  • 13 days ago
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Dan Quinn, Teryl Austin lead Falcons' coaching search

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Albert Breer reported Friday that the Falcons have boiled down their search for a new head coach down to Seattle's Dan Quinn, Detroit's Teryl Austin and possibly one other candidate.
  • 15 days ago
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Todd Bowles to interview with Jets, then Falcons

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Todd Bowles is a hot commodity on the coaching market. The New York Jets are in the pole position to land the coach. Could Gang Green lock Bowles up before he has a chance to talk to the Falcons?
  • 18 days ago
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Todd Bowles to interview again with Jets, Falcons

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Todd Bowles is a popular man on the coaching market. The Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator has second interviews scheduled this week with the New York Jets and Atalanta Falcons.
  • 19 days ago
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Falcons announce front-office restructuring

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — With their head-coaching search picking up steam, the Atlanta Falcons are making changes upstairs. Is long-time general manager Thomas Dimitroff safe?
  • 24 days ago
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Rex Ryan, Falcons part ways after five-hour interview

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Former New York Jets coach Rex Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons parted ways after a five-hour interview on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport reported. What's next for both sides?
  • 25 days ago
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Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff's future not safe

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Falcons owner Arthur Blank is making it clear that general manager Thomas Dimitroff's job isn't safe. Ian Rapoport reports the owner has told coaching candidates they will have a say in the future...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Morten Andersen was excluded from the 2015 Hall of Fame class

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons' legendary kicker will have to wait another year for possible inclusion in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Morten Andersen was remarkable for his longevity and his steely calm in...
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NFL Draft 2015: Atlanta Falcons may look to shore up their running back corps

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Devonta Freeman nicknamed his right pinkie toe; he calls it Pinkie We've touched on the Atlanta Falcons' running back corps a couple times this week. Andrew Hirsh did an excellent write up...
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Report: Falcons to announce Dan Quinn as next head coach on Tuesday

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Seahawks defensive coordinator has been the inevitable choice for weeks, and this is as close to concrete as we'll get. Per Pro Football Talk, the Falcons plan to make Dan Quinn's hiring...
  • 14 hr 52 min ago

Arthur Blank on the front office reorganization

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Arthur Blank spoke to the media this week regarding the reorganization of the Falcons front office. Falcons owner Arthur Blank spoke with the media during Super Bowl week, and  Jeff Schultz...
  • 18 hr 40 min ago

The Falcons were great at protecting the football under Mike Smith

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — We'll hope the Falcons can continue to limit turnovers under Dan Quinn. The Falcons ' tenure of Mike Smith will be best evaluated years later, when we've had some time and distance from his...
  • 18 hr 40 min ago

The Falcons defense will need to be overhauled

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The team with one of the worst defenses in the NFL is seeking major changes this offseason. The Falcons had one of the worst defenses in the NFL the last two seasons, full-stop. We had all...
  • 22 hr 40 min ago

Report: Atlanta Falcons and 92.9 The Game strike radio deal

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Matt Ryan co-authored Green Eggs & Ham The Atlanta Falcons are my favorite team, and if you're reading this, then they're probably yours too. While I grew up in Atlanta, my current...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Roger Goodell on Deflategate and more

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Roger Goodell held a press conference Friday afternoon and answered questions about deflated balls and occasionally some other things. Roger Goodell's press conference on the Friday preceding ...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Risk and Reward

The Falcoholic (Adam Schultz) — New coaches, alcohol dragsters, and opinions oh my! The sun peeks around the corner of a skyscraper. I don't know the name of the tall building but I do know it looks like a big pirate ship and...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Seattle Seahawks Free Agents: Potential Dan Quinn Favorites

The Falcoholic (FalconsM5) — The Atlanta Falcons new head coach Dan Quinn will probably need a bottle of expensive Scotch in order to watch the 2014 Atlanta Falcons defense game film. If it does not give him PTSD, he will...
  • 1 day 22 hr ago

Atlanta Falcons may keep Gerald Brown as their RBs coach

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Steven Jackson has a pet sea turtle named Speedy By this time next week, the Atlanta Falcons will have a new head coach. But even in Dan Quinn's official absence, we are assembling a damn...
  • 2 days ago
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Falcons Roster Review 2015: A closer look at the performance of the tight ends

The Falcoholic (Kendall Jackson) — The tight end position took on a different role in the Falcons offense for the 2014 season. How do you fill the production void left by the retirement of the greatest tight end to ever play in...
  • 2 days ago
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Mike Nolan hired by Chargers, moves on after tumultuous 3 year stint in Atlanta

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons have Richard Smith as their new defensive coordinator (tentatively, anyways), and Mike Nolan has moved on. The San Diego Chargers have hired Mike Nolan as their linebackers coach. ...
  • 2 days ago

Super Bowl prop bets 2015: Crotch-grabbing Marshawn Lynch and Bill Belichick's hoodie

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Prop bets for this year's Super Bowl 49 range from absurd to stupid. This is nothing new. The NFL is the all-singing, all-dancing epicenter of the gambler's universe, so naturally there's a...
  • 2 days ago
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Could the Falcons scoop up LB Malcolm Smith in free agency?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Seahawk linebacker and Super Bowl 48 MVP has been a useful cog in Dan Quinn's defense the last two years. D. Orlando Ledbetter at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has been talking to Dan...
  • 2 days ago

Super Bowl 2015: Gametime, TV Schedule, odds, injury report, and more

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Everything fans need to know to watch the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots in the Super Bowl. Super Bowl XLI (or 49, if you're Roman-averse) will feature the New England Patriots ...
  • 2 days ago
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New Falcons stadium photos show

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The new, as-of-yet unnamed stadium will open its doors (and roof) in 2017. The Falcons have a bunch of new  aerial shots of the stadium , which you can find at the mothership. Judging solely...
  • 3 days ago

Falcons Roster Review 2015: Examining the RBs Play

The Falcoholic (Andrew Hirsh) — 2014 was another difficult season for Atlanta's running backs. Atlanta's running game was by and large mediocre this season, finishing 24th in the NFL in yards per game (93.6) and 17th in...
  • 3 days ago

Super Bowl Retrospective: The One That Wasn't

The Falcoholic (Caleb Rutherford) — Today, we look back on the biggest game in Falcons history. One of my first childhood Falcon memories was hearing Jeff Hullinger yell at the top of this lungs. "The Falcons are going to the Super...
  • 3 days ago
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Dan Quinn, Falcons coach could be finalized by Monday

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — A quick reminder on the timeline for the Falcons' likely hire. Short of Arthur Blank parading around Flowery Branch with a boombox held triumphantly over his head, singing along with the...
  • 3 days ago
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