Falcons To Hire Dan Quinn As Head Coach On February 2nd

According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Altanta Journal Constitution, Seahawks DC Dan Quinn will officially be named the Falcons next head coach on February 2nd. At this point in time, it’s a foregone conclusion that Quinn will get the job. In fact, had Seattle lost last weekend, he would have already been hired as the Falcons new head coach. Rules prevent Quinn from officially...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

John DeFilippo discusses (more) change in Berea, has no idea who his quarterback will be

John DeFilippo sat under the lights of the Dino Lucarelli media room in Berea, Ohio, officially becoming the Cleveland Browns’ 15th offensive coordinator in their 17 seasons since the return in 1999. Joining the Browns after his second year of interviews with the franchise, it’s assumed that the man they call “Flip” actually wants to be in Cleveland, unlike the man he replaced...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Time keeps ticking away as Rams continue search for new offensive coordinator

ST. LOUIS -- A long wait probably doesn't mean good news in the Rams' search for an offensive coordinator. Since news broke on Jan. 7 that Brian Schottenheimer would be leaving for the same position at the University of Georgia, 11 other teams have hired offensive coordinators, including eight this week. Five of them had to wait for new head coaches to come on board first, although...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

New coordinator, same issues for Browns offense

MOBILE, Ala. - The Cleveland Browns' annual search for an offensive coordinator is over. The hiring of John DeFilippo, however, signals anything but the end of the team's quest to construct an offense good enough to lead the Browns out of the AFC North basement and to sustained success. The quarterback question lingers. Over everything. A day after Browns general manager Ray Farmer...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Hire New Offensive Coordinator

The Cleveland Browns hired former Oakland Raiders quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo to fill the offensive coordinator spot vacated by Kyle Shanahan, who accepted the offensive coordinator job with the Atlanta Falcons.DeFilippo will get a three-year deal and run a wording/verbiage system, similar to a West Coast Offense system, according to Adam Caplan of ESPN. Caplan went on to say...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns interested in Frank Cignetti and Marty Mornhinweg for offensive coordinator

Options might be starting to dwindle for the vacant offensive coordinator position in Cleveland. Marc Trestman has landed in Baltimore and Kyle Shanahan has reportedly landed in Atlanta. Adam Gase, Greg Olson, Chan Gailey and others have found homes as well. Even Doug Marrone, who walked away from a head coaching position in Buffalo has found a gig as offensive line coach and assistant...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Browns interview former Rams coach Mike Martz

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with the Browns search for a new offensive coordinator says the team interviewed former St. Louis Rams coach Mike Martz. Martz met with Browns officials in Mobile, Alabama at the Senior Bowl on Monday, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team is not commenting. The 63-year-old Martz has been out...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns interview former Rams coach Martz for OC position

  A person familiar with the Browns search for a new offensive coordinator says the team interviewed former St. Louis Rams coach Mike Martz. Martz met with Browns officials in Mobile, Alabama at the Senior Bowl on Monday, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team is not commenting. The 63-year-old Martz has been out of coaching...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons land Kyle Shanahan as offensive coordinator

The Falcons have hired Kyle Shanahan as their offensive coordinator. Shanahan served in the same role this past season with the Browns but a difference of opinions between the coaching staff and front office led to his departure. The hiring of Shanahan may come across as putting the cart before the horse but the Falcons are expected to formally announce Seahawks defensive coordinator...
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Atlanta Falcons hire Kyle Shanahan as OC, wait on Dan Quinn

The Atlanta Falcons made a big move on Monday, as they have reportedly hired Kyle Shanahan as their new offensive coordinator. The Falcons still have not officially hired a head coach, but all signs point to Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn getting the job. Quinn will have his second interview with Atlanta on Monday but that could just be an opportunity for both...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Hire Kyle Shanahan to Run Offense

It appears the Atlanta Falcons have bought the cart before the horse in an effort to guarantee the team will remain an offensive juggernaut in is reporting that the Falcons have apparently settled on former Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator to fill the same role in Atlanta. Shanahan left the Browns this month after conflicts with...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons must wait for Quinn, add Shanahan as offensive coordinator

ATLANTA -- The Falcons have dropped four straight games to Green Bay, a streak that dates back to the 2010 season where the sixth-seeded Packers knocked Atlanta out of the playoffs. That's reason enough for this franchise to hate the boys in green and gold. Green Bay's championship-game loss on Sunday just added more fuel to the flames of disdain. Multiple reports have linked the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons To Name Kyle Shanahan Offensive Coordinator

Amid reports that he could be headed to Baltimore, Kyle Shanahan will reportedly be named the Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator, and join Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, who is expected to become the Falcons head coach after the Super Bowl. With opportunities elsewhere, OC Kyle Shanahan has decided to head to the #Falcons, presuming they hire Dan Quinn. Balt &...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons to hire Kyle Shanahan as offensive coordinator, plan to pair him with Dan Quinn

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Report: Falcons Hiring Kyle Shanahan As OC

The Atlanta Falcons are reportedly hiring Kyle Shanahan to be their new offensive coordinator. Falcons are hiring Kyle Shanahan as their OC, per league source. Shanahan and Dan Quinn planned to be package deal. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 19, 2015 Photo Credit: Stay tuned to for news and analysis on the NFL, College Football and Fantasy...
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Falcons Hiring Kyle Shanahan As OC & Expected To Pair Him With Dan Quinn

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Falcons are hiring former Browns OC Kyle Shanahan as their offensive coordinator. According to Schefter the Falcons plan to pair Shanahan with Seahawks DC Dan Quinn. News just broke that the Broncos were hiring Gary Kubiak as their next head coach, so many assumed that Shanahan could end up replacing him as Ravens offensive coordinator...
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NFL Notes: Adam Gase, Kyle Shanahan, Broncos, & Colts

Adam Gase Ian Rapoport reports that Broncos OC Adam Gase is interviewing with the Jaguars for their offensive coordinator position today. According to Rapoport, Gase has interest from the Raiders, Rams, Falcons and Bears. Kyle Shanahan According to Ian Rapoport, former Browns OC Kyle Shanahan could land with either the Ravens or the Falcons, depending on circumstances. ...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Browns, Chill Mode Cavs, and Cardale Jones – WFNY Podcast – 2015-01-17

I decided to go solo for this podcast because I’ve been thinking a lot about a lot of things lately and just wanted to get them out. I’ve been listening to a lot of the A to Z podcast with Andre Knott and Zac Jackson and it’s had me thinking about the Browns in a new way. Also, my thoughts on the Cavs this year and Cardale Jones’ football decision. Cleveland Browns and Zach...
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Report: 49ers Interested in Mike Shanahan After Son Turned Down Interview

The San Francisco 49ers interviewed Mike Shanahan for their head coaching vacancy a couple weeks ago. The team ultimately chose to promote defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to the position on Wednesday, but Shanahan is still reportedly “in play” for the offensive coordinator job after his son, Kyle, turned down an interview with the team for the same position, per Dianna Marie...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

What Bill Callahan’s Hiring Means for Redskins Offensive Line

      View image |     Following a dismal 4-12 season for the Washington Redskins, head coach Jay Gruden “promised” changes would be made with the coaching staff and roster. Thus far the Redskins have made good on Gruden’s promise. A week after naming Scot McCloughan their new general manager, the team hired Bill Callahan to be their offensive...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns, wide receivers coach McDaniel part ways

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Mike McDaniel will not return to the Cleveland Browns next season as wide receivers coach. Browns officials said Wednesday that McDaniel and the team mutually parted ways. The move comes after offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan resigned last week. Quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains is also not returning, though the team hasn't characterized the details of his departure...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

An Unknown, Jim Tomsula Might Be Right For the 49ers Job

Mike Shanahan, Adam Gase, Kyle Shanahan, Mike Holmgren, Dan Quinn, Todd Bowles and Vic Fangio. These were all names linked to the San Francisco 49ers head coaching opening following the “mutual departure” of former head man Jim Harbaugh after the 2014 season. Most of these names are known around the football community. They have either been head coaches or coordinators in the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Three-man race for St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator

Who are the Rams most likely to hire for offensive coordinator? – Jacob A recent buzz has started since the announcement last week that former Offensive Coordinator Brian Schottenheimer was leaving the Rams to take a job for the Georgia Bulldogs’ offensive coordinator. But amongst that buzz is an anxious yearning for a coordinator that will bring the energy and glory back to...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: 5 QBs Cleveland Browns Fans Need to Know

Here we are again Cleveland Browns fans, heading into yet another NFL offseason with the quarterback position and offense unsettled. After the recent resignation of offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, coupled with letting quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains go, one can only imagine what the new direction will be for the offense in 2015. Is the Johnny Football era over in Cleveland...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns to Interview John DeFilippo, Greg Roman, Al Saunders, and Marc Trestman

With the resignation of Kyle Shanahan, the Cleveland Browns are in need of a new offensive coordinator. Plenty of names have been floating around, and according to reports, four of them already have interviews scheduled with the Browns. According to, Cleveland is scheduled to interview Greg Roman, the current offensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers, on Monday...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss
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