Team Notebook: Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons | Interested in Raheem Morris
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:07:14 -0800

Washington Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris is receiving interest from the Atlanta Falcons, and the Falcons have asked permission to interview him for a spot on their coaching staff, according to a source.


Falcons | Dan Quinn expected to bring in his own DC
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:21:38 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is expected to bring in someone from his current Seahawks staff to be the new Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator. Quinn is expected to be named Atlanta's new head coach following the Super Bowl.


Falcons | Two more coaches expected to stay
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:12:12 -0800

Atlanta Falcons wide receivers coach Terry Robiskie and special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong are expected to be retained by the team once Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator is named the new head coach following the Super Bowl. Defensive line coach Bryan Cox is also expected to stay. Cox and Armstrong have both previously worked with Quinn.


Falcons | Bryan Cox staying
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:41:09 -0800

Atlanta Falcons defensive line coach Bryan Cox is expected to stay on Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn's staff in 2015. Quinn is expected to be named head coach after the Super Bowl.


Falcons | Matt Ryan added to Pro Bowl
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:07:41 -0800

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan has been named to the 2015 Pro Bowl as a replacement for New England Patriots QB Tom Brady.


Falcons | Dan Quinn expected to be new head coach
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:02:16 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is expected to be hired by the Atlanta Falcons for their head coaching position after the Super Bowl. Quinn and new offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan planned to be a package deal.


Falcons | Kyle Shanahan to be hired as ATL OC
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:59:12 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons will be hiring free-agent offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan (Browns) as their offensive coordinator, according to a league source. He and Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, who is expected to take over as head coach, planned to be part of a package deal.


Falcons | Dan Quinn to meet with Atlanta Monday
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:29:44 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn appears to be the favorite to become the next head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. Quinn is expected to meet with the Falcons for a second interview Monday, Jan. 19.


Falcons | Down to three coaching candidates
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:10:18 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin and possibly a third candidate are the finalists for the Atlanta Falcons' head coaching position. Quinn is expected to receive a second interview.


Falcons | Not allowing raid of coaching staff
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:15:39 -0800

Although the Atlanta Falcons are looking for coaches from other teams, they are keeping a lid on existing coaches leaving for other teams. Atlanta denied the New York Jets permission to interview special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong and also turned away the Oakland Raiders, who wanted to speak to offensive line coach Mike Tice. The team wants to make most of the current staff available to the new coach.


Falcons | Second Dan Quinn interview not scheduled yet
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:31:42 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn has not had a second interview scheduled with the Atlanta Falcons yet, according to a source, though it could still happen Monday, Jan. 19.


Falcons | Teryl Austin endorses Adam Gase
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:11:09 -0800

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, who interviewed for the Atlanta Falcons' head coaching position Thursday, Jan. 15, endorsed Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase as the next offensive coordinator for the Falcons if they hired him as the head coach, according to a source. The Falcons are willing to wait for Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, but Austin's offer may be too enticing to Atlanta.


Falcons | Teryl Austin visiting Wednesday
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:44:45 -0800

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin is on his way to Atlanta Wednesday, Jan. 14, to begin the process of his second interview with the Atlanta Falcons.


Falcons | Dan Quinn appears to be top choice
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:44:43 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn appears to be the leading candidate for the Atlanta Falcons head coaching position, and the Falcons are believed to be willing to wait for him to finish his season, according to sources.


Falcons | Dan Quinn wants gig
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:52:51 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn reportedly wants the Atlanta Falcons' head coaching opening, according to sources.


Falcons | Todd Bowles to interview Wednesday
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:19:26 -0800

Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles is scheduled to fly to Atlanta for a second interview with the team Tuesday, Jan 13.


Falcons | Not interested in John Fox?
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:23:20 -0800

Former Denver Broncos head coach John Fox isn't garnering much attention from the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.


Falcons | Teryl Austin to have second interview
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:31:21 -0800

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin will have his second interview with the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, Jan. 15, according to a source.


Falcons | Todd Bowles may be leading candidate
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:09:17 -0800

Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles is believed to be the leading candidate for the Atlanta Falcons head coaching position.


Falcons | Todd Bowles to have second interview
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:57:10 -0800

Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles is set to have a second interview with the Atlanta Falcons for their head coaching position.


Falcons | Todd Bowles frontrunner for Falcons job
Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:39:20 -0800

Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles is the leading candidate to fill the open head coaching position with the Atlanta Falcons, and he could be named to the position as soon as Wednesday, Jan. 14.


Falcons | Interested in Dan Quinn
Sun, 11 Jan 2015 06:37:46 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is believed to be near the top of the Atlanta Falcons' list of head coaching candidates.


Falcons | Jake Matthews dealing with foot injury
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:31:09 -0800

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (foot) is dealing with a Lisfranc injury he suffered during the team's Week 17 game, according to sources.


Falcons | Coaching interviews pushed back
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 04:31:57 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons will interview Teryl Austin (Lions) on Friday, Jan. 9, and Todd Bowles (Cardinals) on Saturday, Jan. 10, one day later than anticipated. This change is due to the passing of Molly Blank, mother of Falcons owner Arthur Blank, at the age of 99.


Falcons | Atlanta restructures front office
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 16:50:07 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons announced a front office restructuring Wednesday, Jan. 7, that hands more responsibility to assistant general manager Scott Pioli - and essentially pulls some away from general manager Thomas Dimitroff. Pioli will run the team's pro and college scouting departments while also taking over the team's draft process. Dimitroff will oversee the salary cap and continue to maintain control over the draft and free agency.


Falcons | Todd Bowles to interview Thursday
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 09:41:44 -0800

Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles will interview for the Atlanta Falcons' head coaching position Thursday, Jan. 8.


Falcons | Seeking second Rex Ryan interview
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 07:48:49 -0800

Former New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is being sought after for a second interview with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.


Falcons | Keith Armstrong interviews for head coaching job
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 14:03:15 -0800

Atlanta Falcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong interviewed for the team's vacant head coaching position Sunday, Jan. 4, according to a source.


Falcons | Teryl Austin to interview Wednesday
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:00:10 -0800

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin will interview for the Atlanta Falcons' head coaching position Wednesday, Jan. 7.


Falcons | Dan Quinn interviews with Falcons
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 19:11:24 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn interviewed with the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 4, for their head coaching position.


Falcons | Josh McDaniels a favorite of Thomas Dimitroff
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 09:11:38 -0800

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is being pushed as a candidate for the Atlanta Falcons head coaching position by general manager Thomas Dimitroff, according to sources. Dimitroff's job may be linked to whether McDaniels takes the coaching job.


Falcons | Doug Marrone to interview Monday
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 05:25:05 -0800

Updating a previous report, free-agent coach Doug Marrone (Bills) will interview with the Atlanta Falcons on Monday, Jan. 5.


Falcons | Reid Fragel signs futures deal
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 05:05:35 -0800

Atlanta Falcons OT Reid Fragel signed a Reserve/Futures contract with the club on Saturday, Jan. 3.


Falcons | Josh McDaniels interviewing Friday
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 11:47:19 -0800

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is interviewing with the Atlanta Falcons Friday, Jan. 2, for their head coaching position.


Falcons | Dirk Koetter heading to Tampa Bay?
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 13:43:41 -0800

Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter could be heading to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Koetter is leaving Atlanta following the firing of head coach Mike Smith and the Buccaneers have been granted permission to speak with Koetter.


Falcons | Doug Marrone expected to interview
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 11:03:00 -0800

Former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone is expected to interview for the Atlanta Falcons vacant head coaching position, according to a source.


Falcons | Mickey Shuler signs futures deal
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:53:38 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons signed free-agent TE Mickey Shuler (Jaguars) to a futures contract Wednesday, Dec. 31. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.


Falcons | Adam Gase to interview
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 07:32:53 -0800

Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase is scheduled to interview with the Atlanta Falcons for their head coaching vacancy this weekend.


Falcons | Falcons will interview Rex Ryan
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:51:11 -0800

Updating a previous report, former New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has lined up an interview for next week with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.


Falcons | Dan Quinn to interview
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 05:58:42 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will interview with the Atlanta Falcons Saturday, Jan. 3, for their head coaching vacancy.


Falcons | Interested in Rex Ryan
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:49:51 -0800

Free-agent head coach Rex Ryan, who was fired by the New York Jets on Monday, Dec. 29, will be contacted by the Atlanta Falcons.


Falcons | Thomas Dimitroff's job safe
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:28:33 -0800

Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff was not let go on Monday, Dec. 29, but owner Arthur Blank does plan to shake up the organizational structure of the team.


Falcons | Nine players signed to futures deals
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:34:57 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons re-signed FS Brandan Bishop, DT Ricky Havili-Heimuli, CB Jordan Mabin, WR Freddie Martino, TE Kyle Miller, WR Bernard Reedy, OG Adam Replogle, LB Jacques Smith and RB Ronnie Wingo to futures contracts Monday, Dec. 29. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.


Falcons | Want to interview Josh McDaniels
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:21:02 -0800

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is a candidate for the Atlanta Falcons head coaching position, and the Falcons have asked permission to interview McDaniels.


Falcons | Teryl Austin a head coach candidate
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 12:24:37 -0800

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin will interview for the Atlanta Falcons head coaching position when the Lions are eliminated from the playoffs.


Atlanta Falcons

Alford Robert CB
Allen Ricardo CB
Arenas Javier CB
Armstrong Keith AC
Asamoah Jon OG
Babineaux Jonathan DL
Baker Sam OT
Baker Sean FS
Bartu Joplo LB
Biermann Kroy DL
Bishop Brandan FS
Blalock Justin OT
Bolinger Russ TO
Bosher Matt P
Brown Gerald AC
Bryant Matt PK
Carimi Gabe OT
Cox Bryan AC
Davis D.J. WR
Davis Drew WR
Devaney Bill TO
DiMarco Patrick FB
Dimitroff Thomas GM
Douglas Harry WR
Fish Jeff AC
Fragel Reid OT
Freeman Devonta RB
Gannon Jon AC
Godfrey Charles CB
Goodman Malliciah DL
Gunn Harland OG
Hagans Maurice FB
Hageman Ra'Shede DL
Harman Wade AC
Harris Josh X. LS
Havili-Heimuli Ricky DL
Hawley Joe C
Hester Devin WR
Holmes Lamar OT
Hughan Bill AC
Ishmael Kemal FS
Jackson Steven RB
Jackson Tyson DL
Johnson Billy AC
Johnson Mike P. OL
Jones Julio WR
Konz Peter C
Lewis Tim AC
Lowery Dwight SS
Mabin Jordan CB
Maponga Stansly DL
Martino Freddie WR
Massaquoi Jonathan LB
Matthews Cliff DL
Matthews Jake OT
McClain Robert CB
McKay Rich TO
Miller Kyle TE
Moore William SS
Motta Zeke SS
Nix Derrick AC
Nolan Mike DC
Pascoe Bear TE
Peters Corey DL
Pioli Scott TO
Reedy Bernard WR
Renfree Sean QB
Replogle Adam DL
Robiskie Terry AC
Rodgers Jacquizz RB
Rowen Keith AC
Ryan Matt QB
Scelfo Chris AC
Schraeder Ryan OT
Scott Jonathan OT
Shanahan Kyle OC
Shembo Prince LB
Shuler Mickey TE
Smith Antone RB
Smith Jacques LB
Smith Jerome RB
Soliai Paul DL
Southward Dezmen FS
Spruill Marquis LB
Starr Tyler LB
Stone James C
Stupar Nathan LB
Summers Mike AC
Thomas Glenn AC
Toilolo Levine TE
Trufant Desmond CB
Umenyiora Osi DL
Vital Lionel TO
Weatherspoon Sean LB
Weems Eric WR
White Roddy WR
Wilson Josh CB
Wingo Ronnie RB
Wolthausen Kevin AC
Worrilow Paul LB
Yates T.J. QB