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.