Team Notebook: Atlanta Falcons
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Falcons | Interested in Raheem Morris
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
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
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
Falcons | Matt Ryan added to Pro Bowl
Falcons | Dan Quinn expected to be new head coach
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
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
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
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
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
Falcons | Teryl Austin endorses Adam Gase
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
Falcons | Dan Quinn appears to be top choice
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
Falcons | Todd Bowles to interview Wednesday
Falcons | Not interested in John Fox?
Falcons | Teryl Austin to have second interview
Falcons | Todd Bowles may be leading candidate
Falcons | Todd Bowles to have second interview
Falcons | Todd Bowles frontrunner for Falcons job
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
Falcons | Jake Matthews dealing with foot injury
Falcons | Coaching interviews pushed back
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
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
Falcons | Seeking second Rex Ryan interview
Falcons | Keith Armstrong interviews for head coaching job
Falcons | Teryl Austin to interview Wednesday
Falcons | Dan Quinn interviews with Falcons
Falcons | Josh McDaniels a favorite of Thomas Dimitroff
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
Falcons | Reid Fragel signs futures deal
Falcons | Josh McDaniels interviewing Friday
Falcons | Dirk Koetter heading to Tampa Bay?
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
Falcons | Mickey Shuler signs futures deal
Falcons | Adam Gase to interview
Falcons | Falcons will interview Rex Ryan
Falcons | Dan Quinn to interview
Falcons | Interested in Rex Ryan
Falcons | Thomas Dimitroff's job safe
Falcons | Nine players signed to futures deals
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
Falcons | Teryl Austin a head coach candidate