Originally posted on ajc.com  |  Last updated 12/6/11

DENVER - OCTOBER 12: Head coach Jack Del Rio of the Jacksonville Jaguars directs his team against the Denver Broncos during NFL action at Invesco Field at Mile High on October 12, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. The Jaguars defeated the Broncos 24-17. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey interviewed for the Cleveland and Denver head coaching jobs last season. Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey. With Jack Del Rio dismissed in Jacksonville, ESPN’s Adam Schefter said on Monday Night Football that Mularkey and former Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman were on the short list to replace Del Rio in Jacksonville. Mularkey, who wants to be a head coach again, is not focusing on his career at this point. “I’m with the players,” Mularkey told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday. “I’m getting ready for the Carolina Panthers. Anything else is irrelevant right now. We have to win this game.” Mularkey was the head coach in Buffalo from 2004-05 and posted a 14-18 record. Mularkey and Bill Musgrave, who left last season to become Minnesota’s offensive coordinator,  have been lauded league-wide for their fast development of quarterback Matt Ryan and for turning the Falcons’ offense into one of the …
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