Report: Falcons Hire Mike Nolan As Defensive Coordinator

Will Yoder
Wednesday January 18th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons have hired Mike Nolan to be their new defensive coordinator, according to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer.

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Nolan previously served as the defensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins from 2010-11. He has also served as the defensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos (2009), Baltimore Ravens (2001-04), New York Jets (2000), Washington Redskins (1997-99), and the New York Giants (1993-06). From 2005-08, Nolan served as the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. The veteran coordinator failed to achieve one winning season in San Francisco, posting a 18-37 record overall.

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