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Falcons’ Dan Quinn may be coaching to save his job – just in time for visit from Seattle’s Pete Carroll, his former boss.
The stats show a Falcons defense that has struggled mightily under coach Dan Quinn, but Russell Wilson says he has gotten a much different picture watching film in preparation for the Seahawks’ game Sunday at Atlanta.
Coach Dan Quinn believes he’s still the right choice for the job in Atlanta, despite 11 losses in his team’s last 15 games.
Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff are in good spirits as they have a new agreement with wide receiver Julio Jones, avoiding a possible training camp holdout for the wide receiver. Quinn says he was told by Jones weeks ago there was no reason to worry about a holdout. The team finally announced a new agreement with Jones late Wednesday.
Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and coach Dan Quinn have signed three-year contract extensions. They led the team to the playoffs the last two seasons. The deals running through the 2022 season were announced a day before players report for training camp.
Seattle didn’t make the playoffs, but its defense essentially did.
Steve Sarkisian has a drinking problem. We can say this because he has said it himself, and he made it the basis of a $30 million wrongful termination suit against USC, the team that fired him as head coach during the 2015 season.
A man traipsing around Monday’s Super Bowl opening night in a full-length gown declaring himself “The Empress of Austria, Elizabeth I” was the most outrageous guest at what was a rather tame media night compared to the circus this event has been in the past.
Seattle’s defense had taken charge, and the Seahawks led the 2015 Super Bowl by 10 points.
If you’re wondering what the Falcons are doing in the NFL’s version of the Final Four with the Patriots, Steelers and Packers, you aren’t alone.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says in retrospect he doesn’t think he felt any differently after the 2012 season than he has after any other.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Falcons coach Dan Quinn is determined to make sure he’s not the story in Saturday’s NFC divisional-round playoff game against Seattle, his former team. Quinn spoke briefly on Monday about his personal connection to Seattle and then offered a polite request.
Dan Quinn got a shot at being a head coach because of his work molding one of the league’s best defenses. Now, heading into the playoffs for the first time with a team of his own, he’ll be relying heavily on the NFL’s highest-scoring offense.
In April, when NFL schedules were finalized, the Seahawks’ game against Atlanta loomed as interesting but not necessarily must-see TV.
Dan Quinn is still trying to sort out the end of the Super Bowl, even on his first day as coach of the Atlanta Falcons. “It was emotional at the end,” the Seahawks former defensive coordinator said Tuesday, two days after Seattle’s 28-24 Super Bowl loss to New England. “You don’t even know where to go with it, it was so hard. But I tip my hat to them.”
ATLANTA – 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. The Falcons said Quinn will be introduced at a news conference today. Quinn replaces Mike Smith, who was fired following a 6-10 finish in 2014.
Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn’s second interview with the Falcons appears to have strengthened his chances of becoming Atlanta’s next coach. Quinn’s agent, Rick Smith, told the Associated Press that Monday’s interview “went very well.”
Seattle’s NFC championship game win isn’t stopping the Atlanta Falcons from talking with Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn. Quinn’s agent, Rick Smith, confirmed to The AP on Sunday night the Falcons will meet with Quinn today.
RENTON, Wash. – In late August of 2010, Dan Quinn made a significant impression on Earl Thomas. Thomas was a rookie out of Texas, coming from a place he felt everybody was in his corner even when he wasn’t perfect.
In late August of 2010, Dan Quinn made a significant impression on Earl Thomas. Thomas was a rookie out of Texas, coming from a place he felt everybody was in his corner even when he wasn’t perfect.