New Falcons coach Raheem Morris has made his first significant hire.
Former Rams passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach Zach Robinson will serve as offensive coordinator in Atlanta, via Ian Rapoport of the NFL.
Robinson (37 years old) joined the Rams as an assistant quarterbacks coach in 2019, six years after his football career ended. He was a seventh-round pick by the Patriots in 2010, and spent time with the Seahawks, Lions, and Bengals during his four-year career.
He moved to assistant receivers coach in 2020 before returning to assistant quarterbacks coach in 2021. He was promoted to his final role with the Rams in 2022.
Robinson and Morris worked together for three years in Los Angeles
The biggest order of business for Atlanta's offense in 2024 will be figuring out the quarterback position. Desmond Rieder's failure to develop into a high-end player helped grease the skates for the vacancy occupied by Morris.
Other than that, the Falcons have a lot of talented players on that side of the ball, including running back Bijan Robinson, receiver Drake London, tight end Kyle Pitts, and running back Tyler Allgaier. Jack of all trades Cordarrelle Patterson is set to become a free agent in March.
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