USC thought it had finally, painfully and diligently, slogged its way out of the shadow of athletic scandal. The Reggie Bush sanctions had long been lifted. The O.J. Mayo sanctions had long been forgotten. The Steve Sarkisian mess was just a memory. With a new athletic director, new training facilities...
Steve Sarkisian to return as Falcons' offensive coordinator despite team's decline in production in his debut 2017 season
Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said earlier this month that there was zero percent chance that offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian would be leaving for a job with the Seahawks and reconfirmed on Thursday that Sarkisian will be back with the team for a second season. Sarkisian took over for Kyle Shanahan when Shanahan left for [more]
The Falcons need a quarterbacks coach, but they have an offensive coordinator. If Atlanta coach Dan Quinn didn’t put to rest speculation about Steve Sarkisian’s job security last week when he said there was “zero percent” chance the offensive coordinator would leave the Falcons, Quinn is expected to confirm Sarkisian’s return in a press conference [more]
Falcons fans are not taking the news well.
The Falcons’ season ended after a bizarre string of play-calls by Sarkisian.
We don’t know who the next Seattle offensive coordinator is going to be. But we have a pretty good idea now who it’s not going to be. Via D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Falcons coach Dan Quinn quashed any rumors that offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian might rejoin his old Southern Cal boss Pete [more]
The Atlanta Falcons have done plenty right on offense in their first year under coordinator Steve Sarkisian, leading the NFL in third-down percentage, but they rank 22nd in time of possession and often struggle to sustain drives ...
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...
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 first-year offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian under pressure to orchestrate quick turnaround for dramatic scoring decline
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
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
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 needed a yard against a team from the AFC East. Steve Sarkisian didn’t run the ball, either. Which is understandable. It’s not…
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]
Steve Sarkisian is back on the sideline, this time as offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons
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 is looking to keep the NFL's top-scoring offense on track in 2017.
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 […]