FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan said on Tuesday that he was "flattered" to have talked with the Philadelphia Eagles about their vacant head coaching position last week and praised the organization.
Also, Falcons director of player personnel Dave Caldwell was hired by Jacksonville as the Jaguars' new general manager. Caldwell's agent Brian Ayrault tweeted, "Congrats to client Dave Caldwell on reaching an agreement in principle with Jacksonville to become their next General Manager."
It marks the second time in two seasons that a member of the Falcons' front office has left to become a general manager. Last year, Les Snead to take that job with St. Louis.
All three of the Falcons coordinators have interviewed for vacant positions and they were made available to the media for the first time on Tuesday since doing so.
Nolan served as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers for parts of four seasons, posting marks of 4-12, 7-9, 5-11 and 2-5. In that final ...