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Steve Sarkisian trying to block out the noise with Falcons

There are two four-letter words that are essentially forbidden at Atlanta Falcons headquarters: “last” and “year.” To a person, the Falcons have no interest in discussing the 2016 season, and certainly not in comparison to this year. That’s not just because the team blew a 28-3 lead over New England...

Mohamed Sanu: 2016, 2017 are “two totally different offenses”

When the Falcons replaced offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan with Steve Sarkisian, it seemed that things wouldn’t be much different. But things are much different. “Just two totally different offenses as far as we aren’t the same as we were last year,” Falcons receiver Mohamed Sanu said on Thursday’s PFT Live. “We’re still getting the little [more]

Falcons' offensive funk has Sarkisian searching for answers

Falcons first-year offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian under pressure to orchestrate quick turnaround for dramatic scoring decline        

Steve Sarkisian sank the Falcons with NFL Week 7’s biggest coaching mistake

The Falcons rolled over and died on Sunday Night Football. The Atlanta Falcons limped into Gillette Stadium with a two-game losing streak, following a blown 17-0 lead against the Miami Dolphins. This weekend, they faced the New England Patriots in a rematch of the most infamous blown lead in NFL history. Show More Summary

Falcons OC Steve Sarkisian is calling plays from the booth. Is the fog a factor?

That may help explain why the Falcons look so inept on offense. The fog is thick in Gillette Stadium, and it doesn’t seem to be a problem for the Patriots. The Falcons, however, have been unable to get into the end zone. It may haveShow More Summary

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: The Falcons just blew a big lead

2 months agoSports : Mark Bradley

That offseason happy talk has been revealed as just talk. The Falcons’ raging offense has indeed regressed under Steve Sarkisian. Their fast ‘n furious defense remains…

Once again, the Falcons don’t run the ball. Someday they’ll learn

2 months agoSports : Mark Bradley

Once again, the Falcons needed a yard against a team from the AFC East. Steve Sarkisian didn’t run the ball, either. Which is understandable. It’s not…

Dan Quinn thinks Falcons could have gotten ball to Julio Jones more

Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian’s first regular season game in his new job ended with a win, but head coach Dan Quinn identified one thing with the offense that he’d like to see change when the team returns to action against the Packers this weekend. Wide receiver Julio Jones was targeted five times over the [more]

Sarkisian begins new chapter of his career with Falcons

Steve Sarkisian is back on the sideline, this time as offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons        

Steve Sarkisian adapting to scheme but it’s Matt Ryan’s offense now

3 months agoSports : Jeff Schultz

These are not normal times for a football team. The quarterback is entering his third season in the offense and coming off an MVP season. The…

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

Steve Sarkisian is looking to keep the NFL's top-scoring offense on track in 2017.        

How Sam Darnold became a USC quarterback

LOS ANGELES — Mike Darnold noticed their glances. Steve Sarkisian, Clay Helton and Marques Tuiasosopo were standing apart on Howard Jones Field, observing a high school quarterback named Sam Darnold complete one pass after another on a midweek day in late June 2014. USC’s summer camp had turned into an audition for Darnold. The coaches […]

Falcons’ offense shouldn’t take a step back under Steve Sarkisian

Kyle Shanahan has moved on, but things should stay fundamentally the same in 2017 with Atlanta’s new offensive coordinator. Last season, the Falcons led the NFL in scoring with 540 points, matching the prolific 2000 Rams’ “Greatest Show on Turf” offense for seventh-most in NFL history. Show More Summary

Steve Sarkisian wants to “maximize” Julio Jones’ red zone opportunities

New Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian said recently that he hopes to do more than maintain the offensive production that left Atlanta as the league’s highest-scoring team last season. Sarkisian said his goal is to improve on those results and he outlined one of the ways he thinks the team can do that on Wednesday.…

Steve Sarkisian credits C.C. Sabathia, Scott Van Pelt for getting him to rehab

Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian managed to restart his coaching career after heading to rehab for his alcoholism. While he knew it was something he needed to do, it took some help to ultimately get him into treatment. Sarkisian credits New York Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia and ESPN personality Scott Van Pelt for helping…

Steve Sarkisian says CC Sabathia's admission led to his alcohol recovery

Before the fall of 2015, then-USC football coach Steve Sarkisian probably didn’t think he had much in common with New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia. Suddenly, when Sabathia announced he was leaving the Yankees to enter rehab for an alcohol problem, Sarkisian saw someone fighting the same battle. Show More Summary

Sabathia inspired me to seek help for addiction, says Sarkisian

6 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian said Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia inspired him to receive help with his addiction to alcohol.

Steve Sarkisian trying to improve, not maintain, Falcons offense

Things went haywire down the stretch in the Super Bowl, but the Falcons offense didn’t hit too many rough patches before that point in the 2016 season. That’s part of the reason why Kyle Shanahan is now the head coach of the 49ers and Steve Sarkisian has stepped into his old job as the Falcons’…

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