Atlanta Falcons QB Coach J.T. Yates Has A Misunderstanding With New QB Kirk Cousin, Says He Is Not Capable Enough For…

Expectedly, the Falcons will keep T.J. Yates as their quarterbacks coach.

Thus far, three of Arthur Smith’s assistant coaches have been retained by the Atlanta Falcons. James Palmer of NFL Network revealed on Monday afternoon that T.J. Yates, who coached wide receivers in 2023, will succeed Raheem Morris as the quarterbacks coach.

The team is anticipated to appoint Rams pass-game coordinator Zac Robinson as the offensive coordinator, replacing former Falcons offensive coordinator Dave Ragone as the quarterbacks coach from the previous campaign. Yates will now succeed Ragone.

Yates is a former NFL quarterback who spent one season as a member of the Falcons in 2014. The former fifth-round pick appeared in 22 games over seven NFL seasons, making 10 starts.

The Falcons are also expected to keep running backs coach Michael Pitre and special teams coordinator Marquice Williams, according to multiple reports.


Derrick Ridder, the quarterback for the Falcons, is traded. Raheem Morris explains.

The Atlanta Falcons’ 2023 season was a huge letdown, but if previous head coach Arthur Smith had chosen a different quarterback, things might have turned out differently. With second-year quarterback Desmond Ridder leading the squad into the season, the outcomes weren’t great.

To Ridder’s credit, he probably wasn’t supposed to be there in the first place. Though Smith insisted he wouldn’t play “musical chairs,” he obstinately sat the rookie quarterback during the preseason and then alternated between Ridder and Taylor Heinicke.

In the offseason, Raheem Morris took over for Smith as the quarterback for the Falcons, and his first move was to sign Kirk Cousins, a free agent. Then, in exchange for wide receiver Rondale Moore, the organization dealt Ridder to the Arizona Cardinals…

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