Atlanta Falcons Blog

Atlanta Falcons blog by D. Orlando Ledbetter, the pro football and Atlanta Falcons reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Falcons to hire Bryan Cox as defensive line coach

The Falcons have hired former NFL player and coach Bryan Cox as defensive line coach, the team announced on Saturday.

After the 4-12 season, the Falcons fired defensive line coach Ray Hamilton.

Cox was the pass-rush specialist for Tampa Bay last season, but was not retained  by new coach Lovie Smith. He has coached with Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan in the past.

Reader Comments ...

About the Author

D. Orlando Ledbetter is the Atlanta Falcons beat writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.