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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 26, 2019

Visit from Seahawks, former boss Pete Carroll finds Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn on hot seat

Falcons’ Dan Quinn may be coaching to save his job – just in time for visit from Seattle’s Pete Carroll, his former boss.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson gets his shot against Dan Quinn’s struggling Atlanta defense

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 …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019

Loss leaves Falcons coach Dan Quinn baffled again

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.


Julio Jones reports as Falcons prepare to open training camp

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 …


Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff, coach Dan Quinn sign 3-year extensions

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 …


In copycat NFL, Seattle’s defensive scheme keeps spreading

Seattle didn’t make the playoffs, but its defense essentially did.


Commentary: If Steve Sarkisian takes care of himself, he’ll take care of Falcons’ offense

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 …


Super Bowl opening night a bit more tame than usual

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 …


Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn must find way to match up with Patriots’ Bill Belichick

Seattle’s defense had taken charge, and the Seahawks led the 2015 Super Bowl by 10 points.


Falcons can prove they belong amongst elite company

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 can thank Atlanta coach Dan Quinn for bringing back Michael Bennett

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.


Atlanta coach Dan Quinn downplays personal stake in Falcons-Seahawks rematch

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 …


Defensive guru Dan Quinn in playoffs with high-scoring Falcons

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 …


Suddenly, Seahawks schedule takes on new look

In April, when NFL schedules were finalized, the Seahawks’ game against Atlanta loomed as interesting but not necessarily must-see TV.


NFL notes: Falcons’ new coach Dan Quinn still dealing with Super Bowl pain

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 …


Atlanta Falcons hire Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as head coach

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 …


NFL notes: Falcons appears sold on Seahawks DC Dan Quinn

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 …


NFL Notes: Falcons to have second interview with Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn

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 …


Seahawks defenders embrace Quinn

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 …


Seahawks defenders embrace Quinn

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 …


Seahawks’ impressive defense getting attention

Expectations are so high in the Seattle Seahawks locker room that what’s impressive to others is merely acceptable to them.


Quinn returns to Seahawks

SEATTLE – The Seahawks were without a defensive coordinator for only a matter of hours Thursday morning. The Jacksonville Jaguars announced early in the day that Gus Bradley, Seattle’s defensive …


Seahawks hire Dan Quinn to run defense

Seattle moved quickly Thursday to fill its vacant defensive coordinator position by hiring Dan Quinn away from Florida to replace Gus Bradley, who left to become the head coach in …