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Jaguars go from run of top-five picks to 29th

The Jaguars are going to have to scout differently this year. With yesterday’s loss to the Patriots, the Jaguars will pick 29th in the 2018 NFL Draft, the lowest they’ve picked in the first round since 2000, when they burned the 29th pick on R. Jay Soward. But the draft status also shows how far [more]

Falcons hire Greg Knapp as quarterbacks coach

The Falcons have settled on a new quarterbacks coach. Alex Marvez of Sporting News reports that the team has added Greg Knapp to Dan Quinn’s coaching staff. Bush Hamdan had the job last season, but has moved on to become the offensive coordinator at the University of Washington. It will be Knapp’s second stint in [more]

Steve Wilks, Keith Armstrong interviewing with Cardinals Friday

The Cardinals are holding a second round of interviews with head coaching candidates and two of them will be meeting with the team on Friday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks and Falcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong will both be in Arizona for their second interviews. Wilks was [more]

Falcons think it’s realistic to keep Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman

The Falcons have set a contract extension for quarterback Matt Ryan as their top priority this offseason, but he isn’t the only offensive player who is entering the final year of his current deal. Running back Tevin Coleman‘s rookie contract will be up after the 2018 season and there’s a question about whether the Falcons [more]

Tom Brady has owned the Jaguars in his career

There’s a reason so much attention has been paid to the gloved right hand of Tom Brady this week. That hand, and the rest of the quarterback it is attached to, has been perfect in his career against this week’s opponent. As noted by Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, Brady is 7-0 against the Jaguars in [more]

Devonta Freeman, Julio Jones won’t need offseason surgeries

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman was uncertain if he’d need surgery to address a sprained MCL and PCL in his knee after the team’s season came to an end last Saturday in Philadelphia. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said Thursday that neither Freeman or wide receiver Julio Jones [more]

Report: Darrell Bevell to interview for Falcons QB coach opening

Falcons coach Dan Quinn was on the same coaching staff with Darrell Bevell in Seattle and there’s reportedly a chance that the two men will be working together again in 2018. D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Bevell is set to interview for the team’s vacancy at quarterbacks coach. Bush Hamdan left [more]

Fletcher Cox: I wasn’t coming off the field

The Eagles rotate their defensive linemen to keep them fresh, but Fletcher Cox has a say in how much he plays. Thus, the Pro Bowl defensive tackle played 57 of 63 defensive snaps against the Falcons. “With me taking a lot more snaps, I get in a whole lot more rhythm and I think that [more]

Falcons interviewing Ken Dorsey for quarterbacks coach job

The Falcons will interview a third candidate as they take their time in hiring a quarterbacks coach. Former Panthers quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey is the latest interviewee, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Falcons coach Dan Quinn said he has not consulted with starting quarterback Matt Ryan. Atlanta already has talked to former [more]

Vic Beasley moving back to defensive end full time

Vic Beasley began his NFL career as a defensive end. He will become one again. The Falcons are moving Beasley back to being a full-time defensive lineman, with the linebacker experiment over. “I have re-assessed it,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn told D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “He played six games at linebacker and [more]

Falcons say Matt Ryan extension main focus for offseason

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is heading into the final year of his contract, but the team doesn’t plan to get to the start of next season without making sure Ryan is locked up well beyond 2018. At the team’s season-ending press conference on Thursday, General Manager Thomas Dimitroff called a new deal for Ryan the [more]

Dan Quinn on Steve Sarkisian: Blaming one person would be wrong

Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said earlier this month that there was zero percent chance that offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian would be leaving for a job with the Seahawks and reconfirmed on Thursday that Sarkisian will be back with the team for a second season. Sarkisian took over for Kyle Shanahan when Shanahan left for [more]

Report: Keith Armstrong to have second interview with Cardinals

Mike Munchak is staying with the Steelers, but another one of the Cardinals head coaching candidates is reportedly set for a second interview with the team. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Falcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong will have a second interview for the job. Per the report, the interview will take place [more]

Greg Knapp will interview to become Falcons quarterbacks coach

The Falcons are interviewing Greg Knapp for their vacant quarterbacks coach position, Alex Marvez of the Sporting News reports. Knapp previously has coached for the Falcons, spending 2004-06 as the team’s offensive coordinator. He also has had two stints working with Falcons head coach Dan Quinn. Knapp and Quinn worked together in San Francisco and [more]

Falcons interviewing QBs coaches with Steve Sarkisian expected back as coordinator

The Falcons need a quarterbacks coach, but they have an offensive coordinator. If Atlanta coach Dan Quinn didn’t put to rest speculation about Steve Sarkisian’s job security last week when he said there was “zero percent” chance the offensive coordinator would leave the Falcons, Quinn is expected to confirm Sarkisian’s return in a press conference [more]

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