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Falcons Rookie RB Freeman Just "OK" In Pass Protection

Word from Falcons' OC Dirk Koetter is that rookie running back Devonta Freeman is just "OK" in pass protection, according to Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.Fantasy Spin:The fastest way to finding a seat on the bench is to get your quarterback killed. Particularly when its a franchise QB like Matt Ryan. Until we hear he's blocking and picking...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons to run the ‘Pistol’ offense

The Falcons are implementing the “Pistol” attack into their offensive scheme, offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Thursday. “I would be willing to bet that almost every team in the NFL does,” Koetter said. “The benefits of it have been proven.” The Pistol formation is a hybrid between the shot gun and a single-back formation,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Koetter won't be leaving Falcons for Boise State

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter will not be leaving the Falcons at season's end -- at least, he will not be leaving for the head coaching vacancy at Boise State. Koetter, an Idaho native who was the head coach at Boise State from 1998 to 2000, interviewed for the job via phone on Monday but Boise State announced on Wednesday that it had hired Bryan...
Via Fox Sports South
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons O-coordinator Koetter interviews with Boise St.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter interviewed for the vacant Boise State head coach vacancy, Falcons head coach Mike Smith confirmed on Monday. Koetter, 54, previously served as head coach of Boise State from 1998-2000 before leaving to become the head coach at Arizona State and "has hinted in the past that he would be interested in returning," according...
Via Fox Sports South
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

How I rank the prospects for Boise States next Coach.

If there is one thing to be said about playing great football for so long is all the home grown talent Boise State has to choose from in selecting the next Leader of Bronco Football. Thanks to Boise State University President, Bob Kustra Bronco Nation doesn’t just revolve around the Football team. Mr. Kustra has done a Top job of building every aspect of Boise State University...
Via The Blue Turf
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dirk Koetter Out Of Head Coaching Hunt, Signed Extension

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles General News NewsThere’s no use in the Eagles going to Atlanta to interview any of their coordinators because Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter has decided to take himself out of the prospective head coaching hunt.  He’s going to stay put with the Falcons.  Koetter signed a contract extension with the Falcons this morning. So he...
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons OC Koetter to stay put

Dirk Koetter has decided to remain with the Atlanta Falcons as their offensive coordinator. The Falcons on Wednesday confirmed news media reports that Koetter would stay. Multiple outlets indicated that Koetter has signed a contract extension through next season. The news comes one day after Koetter met with the Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday about their head-coaching job, which...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Which Player Will Benefit the Most From Dirk Koetter's Arrival?

It's the off-season and we are waiting for the pre-season games to starts. While we wait, we have brought the guys together at the Grits Blitz roundtable so pull up a chair and listen to what we have to say and feel free to chime in with your answers as well. So far we have talked about position battles, the games we are most looking forward to and who will be the most...
Via Grits Blitz
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons seek more dynamic offense under Koetter

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. If his pedigree is any indication, then Falcons fans might see more of a dynamic offense with new offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter calling the shots. He was on the same staff with Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid in three different places. He worked at Oregon under Mike Bellotti, where he was on the same staff with current Boise State coach Chris Peterson...
Via Fox Sports South
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons hire Koetter to lead offense

Completing an unusual swap of offensive coordinators, the Falcons have hired Dirk Koetter from Jacksonville to replace Mike Mularkey only four days after the Jaguars introduced Mularkey as their new coach. The Falcons announced the hire on Sunday. ESPN first reported the move. The Falcons lost both coordinators after the season. The team is still looking to replace defensive coordinator...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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