Falcons > Quinn Expected to be Named new Head Coach

| January 26, 2015

Quinn

ATLANTA — Reports out of Atlanta state Seattle Seahawks Defensive Coordinator Dan Quinn will be named the Falcons new head coach, once he is through the Super Bowl, where he is preparing his team to face New England on Sunday.

The reports, published from several sources including the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Sports Illustrated, state Quinn is expected to take the job once the post-season is completed.  He can not officially accept the job until then.

Further reports state Quinn will be joined by former Tampa Bay head coach Raheem Morris, who played for Quinn at Hofstra.  Morris will be expected to take on the role of Assistant Defensive Coordinator.

Quinn, who is only 44, lead the NFL in defense with Seattle over the past 2 seasons.  The Falcons finished last in defense this past season.  The team fired head coach Mike Smith after multiple losing seasons, including going 6-10 in 2014.

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