Atlanta (United States) – Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff, who saw their team go 0-5 for the first time since 1997 after a loss Sunday to the Carolina Panthers, were fired.
Team president Rich McKay will assume daily oversight of soccer operations on an interim basis, according to a statement released Sunday by the Falcons.
An interim head coach is expected to be announced Monday.
Defensive coordinator Raheem Morris and offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, both former head coaches of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, are candidates for the interim job, along with assistant head coach / linebackers coach Jeff Ulbrich, who was scheduled to take over. head coach responsibilities if Quinn contracted COVID-19 during the ongoing pandemic.