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The Atlanta Falcons own employed historical Los Angeles Rams assistant head coach Jimmy Lake as their defensive coordinator below Raheem Morris, the team launched Monday.
Lake spent true one one year in L.A. and has spent quite loads of the final decade within the college ranks. Sooner than joining the Rams, he served as Washington head coach in 2020 and 2021.
His hiring follows a pattern of Morris, who used to be named head coach final week, bringing participants of the Rams’ workers with him to Atlanta. On the side of Lake, the Falcons own employed historical L.A. mosey game coordinator and quarterbacks coach Zac Robinson as offensive coordinator.
Lake and Morris own a historical past of working together even sooner than their time in Los Angeles. They coached alongside one one other for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2007 and again with the Bucs in 2010 to 2011.
On the side of Lake’s arrival on Monday, the Falcons also launched they’ve retained special teams coordinator Marquice Williams, who has been with the team since 2021.
With Morris’ instructing workers starting to approach together, the Falcons are having a peer to true the ship after a tough six-one year stretch. They have not made the postseason since 2017 as soon as they reached the divisional round. In that identical stretch, Atlanta has no longer had a worthwhile season and has long gone 7-10 in each of the final three years, within the waste main to Arthur Smith’s firing.
With Morris taking up and a few of his colleagues from Los Angeles joining, the Falcons are having a peer to position together a worthwhile season and snap their postseason drought.