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Completing an extraordinary swap of insolent coordinators, the Atlanta Falcons hired Dirk Koetter from Jacksonville to refund Mike Mularkey on Sunday, proper four days after the Jaguars introduced Mularkey as their new train.

The Falcons announced the rent just after confederation sources told NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora with regard to it. The conspire had asked to vet Koetter and Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterbacks direct Tom Clements for the condition, La Canfora reported Saturday.

Mularkey was introduced as the Jaguars' mentor Wednesday. He hired erstwhile Falcons quarterbacks trainer Bob Bratkowski to be his fetid coordinator.

The Falcons hired Koetter without thought the Jaguars ranking at the rear in the NFL in thorough offense and fleeting yards in 2011. Koetter's offense ranked 29th with an general of 15.2 points per adventurous.

Falcons school Mike Smith, who has emphasized a run-win initially viewpoint in Atlanta, said Koetter purpose report "a forward set of ideas to our offense."

"He is clear, he understands the intricacies of the vertical animation daring, but he also wants to be adept to run the football, which is extraordinarily noted in the NFL," Smith said, according to The Associated Ask. "I look consign to working with Dirk and have planned tremendous coolness that he desire be a fantabulous annexe to our collaborate and our coaching crew."

Koetter was hired as the Jaguars' unsavoury coordinator in 2007 and worked with Smith for one year. Smith was the Jaguars' defensive coordinator to come he became the Falcons' school in 2008.

Koetter, 52, was a combined 66-44 as the train at Boise Declare (1998 to 2000) and Arizona Dignified (2001-06). He didn't directly takings a phone intelligence from The Associated Compress.

Koetter inherits an Atlanta offense blessed with established starters such as quarterback Matt Ryan, constant secretly Michael Turner, close-fitting end Tony Gonzalez and receivers Roddy Pale and Julio Jones. With the call into question of Jones, who was a breakout rookie in 2011, all those playmakers, benefit fullback Ovie Mughelli, comprise been Pro Move selections.

The Falcons perplexed both coordinators after the mellow and are still looking to put in place of defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder, who moved pursuing to the college ranks to leader Auburn's defense. The Atlanta Paper-Constitution reported Friday that whilom St. Louis Rams trainer Steve Spagnuolo is a peerless applicant to furnish the Falcons' defensive coordinator hiatus.
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