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Reason why I think Darrell Bevell and Mike Murlarkey will be the OC and TE& Asst coach


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I whether have Kubiak, but realistically looking at the candidates the Broncos are interviewing for their head coach, Kubiak can very well be their Offensive coordinator.

Back on topic. The reason's I think Darrell Bevell and Mike Mularkey will be hired are.

1. The same way Quinn invited Sarkisian to our training camp the season prior to him being hired, Quinn did the same with Mulakey and Bevell this past off-season (see article below). Quinn mentioned in the article that he wanted Sark to have a seamless transition.

2. Outside of being a HC or OC Mularkey has served as a TE coach for a few years (years listed below). Wade Harman wasn't let go without a OC in mind.

3. Quinn wants to be able to run the ball. Under Mularkey we were pretty decent in that category. The same could be said about Knapp our QB coach.

 

 

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https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/falcons/2017/08/15/steve-sarkisian-dan-quinn-atlanta-falcons-offensive-coordinator/554131001/

Steve Sarkisian hire was no leap of faith for Falcons' Dan Quinn

 
Lindsay H. Jones, USA TODAY Sports Published 2:21 p.m. ET Aug. 15, 2017 | Updated 3:39 p.m. ET Aug. 15, 2017
 

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — When Dan Quinn invited Steve Sarkisian to visit Atlanta Falcons headquarters during the 2016 offseason, the request was both one coach helping out a peer and a preliminary job interview.

Sarkisian, who had been fired by the University of Southern California in October 2015 after a series of alcohol-related incidents, attended practices in the spring and during training camp, and sat in with Quinn’s staff during meetings.

Quinn was impressed enough with his acumen that Sarkisian, who spent 2016 working as an offensive consultant on Nick Saban’s staff at Alabama, was one of the first people the Falcons coach called.when offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan took the top job with the San Francisco 49ers after the Super Bowl in February.

Quinn thought Sarkisian’s experience in a West Coast offense, both as a player at BYU and throughout his coaching career, would help ensure a smooth transition.

“To me, he has not only called (plays) in this system before, but he has such a background from playing quarterback and being a play caller for a long time. I thought he was the perfect fit for me,” Quinn told USA TODAY Sports recently. “Kyle did a fantastic job, and I was thinking, ‘Who would be the best guy, so we could be our best self?’ And (Sarkisian) was that.”

With a stop as the Oakland Raiders' quarterbacks coach in 2004 serving as his lone experience at the NFL level, Sarkisian returns to the league after more than a decade in college football. He inherits last season's top-scoring offense, which features the reigning MVP in quarterback Matt Ryan, an all-pro receiver in Julio Jones and a strong running game powered by Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman.

Sarkisian isn't trying to reinvent the attack, but rather keep it on track. The scheme Shanahan orchestrated for two years remains largely intact, with Sarkisian looking to make minor tweaks. Such changes could include more no-huddle drives, a staple of Sarkisian’s offenses at Washington and USC.

Immediately after he was hired in February, while the rest of Quinn’s staff was on vacation, Sarkisian pored over video of all of the Falcons’ 2016 games and examined how Atlanta used star players like Jones. His next step, when players were allowed to return to the facility in April, was to establish a relationship with Ryan.

“We think a lot alike when it comes to schemes and styles of play, when it comes to what we're thinking on different types of plays and how to attack different coverages,” Sarkisian said of Ryan. “Our dialogue is really good. We have open dialogue that is comforting for both of us.”

Sarkisian voluntarily checked into a rehab facility in October 2015 when he was fired by USC, and Quinn said he did his own research into the coach's past before hiring him. Quinn said the Falcons have a plan in place to help with Sarkisian’s recovery, though he declined to discuss specifics.

Now Sarkisian wants to pay the Falcons back for giving him another chance to coach.

“I'm extremely grateful for the opportunity,” Sarkisian said. “For all of them to trust me to come and do this job is something I'm very grateful for. Now I'm just trying to do my best to continue to show them that they made a great choice to have me.”

 

A former NFL TE Mike Mularkey coaching history includes:

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Offensive/Defensive line coach - Concordia University (1993)

Tight ends coach - Tampa Bay Bucs (1994-1995)

Tight ends coach - Pittsburgh Steelers (1996-2000)

Offensive coordinator - Pittsburgh Steelers (2001-2003)

Head Coach - Buffalo Bills (2004-2005)

Offensive coordinator - Miami Dolphins (2006)

Tight ends coach - Miami Dolphins (2007)

Offensive coordinator - Atlanta Falcons (2008-2011)

Head coach - Jacksonville Jaguars (2012)

Tight ends coach - Tennessee Titans (2014)

Assistant head coach & Tight ends coach (2015)

Head coach - Tennessee Titans (2016-2017)

Career highlights and awards

Assistant Coach of the Year (2008) Atlanta Falcons

Offensive Coordinator of the Year (2010) Atlanta Falcons

 

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and since Kubiak is unlikely I would like to bring in Rick Dennison who served as Kubiak Offensive Coordinator and or QB coach.

Offensive line coach (2001-2005)

Offensive coordinator - Houston Texans (2010-2013)

QB coach - Baltimore Ravens (2014)

Offensive coordinator - Denver Broncos (2015-2016)

Dennison background is a offensive line coach.

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