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Atlanta Falcons: Smith is happy that Koetter is staying on boar…

Atlanta Falcons: Smith is happy that Koetter is staying on board

ajc.com ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
By CARROLL ROGERS FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter withdrew from consideration for NFL head coaching vacancies and signed on for another season with the Falcons. Falcons coach Mike Smith said Koetter informed him of his decisi
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Dirk Koetter Contract 00:29

    Blogger Blitz: Dirk Koetter Contract

    Jan 2
    NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas thinks the Falcons avoided a major distraction by signing offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter to a contract extension
  • Video - DeCoud singing Falcons way to the playoffs 05:54

    DeCoud singing Falcons way to the playoffs

    Jan 2
    Atlanta Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud talks about his singing skills, missing a tackle on Doug Martin on his touchdown in Week 17, along with what pressures comes with winning in the playoffs.

Sports Columnists

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    Jan 2
    The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks enter the 2012 postseason red hot and razor sharp. If momentum matters, they're heading for a collision course in New Orleans.
  • Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…

    Jan 2
    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.