The Falcons took their time while searching for a new head coach and ended up hiring Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith on Friday. With reports that Atlanta has chosen Saints vice president/assistant general manager Terry Fontenot for the team’s GM vacancy, all that’s left to do is hire some assistant coaches.
After looking at some possible offensive coordinators, here are 10 names to keep an eye on for the Falcons’ defensive coordinator opening.
Former defensive coordinator for Titans, Ravens.
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Secondary coach – New Orleans Saints.
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Former defensive coordinator – Philadelphia Eagles.
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Defensive backs coach – Miami Dolphins.
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Former defensive coordinator for Rams, Texans.
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Linebackers coach – New England Patriots.
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Defensive line coach – Buffalo Bills.
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Linebackers coach – Tennessee Titans.
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Defensive backs coach – Los Angeles Rams.
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Linebackers coach – Cleveland Browns.
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