Gibbs to take Falcons job

After approaches by several other teams, it appears that the Broncos' assistant head coach Alex Gibbs will accept a full-time position with the Atlanta Falcons. Read more about Gibbs in today's news reports.

Green Names Five More Assistants - Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Matt Winkeljohn
1/18/04 - The Falcons didn't get Joe, but they did get a Gibbs as team officials are expected to announce today that Alex Gibbs has come out of semi-retirement to coach Atlanta's offensive line.

Gibbs era with Broncos over - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
January 19, 2004 - Things are about to get a whole lot quieter at Dove Valley. Alex Gibbs, the Denver Broncos' fiery assistant coach and one of the chief architects of the club's successful running game since 1995, has accepted a job in Atlanta to oversee the Falcons' offensive line under new coach Jim Mora Jr., according to NFL sources.

Alex Gibbs to join Falcons' staff - Daily Camera
January 19, 2004 - Denver Bronco part-time assistant coach Alex Gibbs will be named a full-time assistant today by the Atlanta Falcons, according to reports in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Gibbs, the man who helped orchestrate Denver's back-to-back Super Bowl victories in the late 1990s, will be named the Falcons' offensive line coach today on the staff being compiled by new head coach Jim Mora Jr. Television reports late Sunday night also said Gibbs may be named the Falcons' assistant head coach, with a salary in the neighborhood of $1 million.

Gibbs close to job with Atlanta staff - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Monday, January 19, 2004 - Alex Gibbs, the offensive line coach on the Broncos' two Super Bowl-winning teams and one of the NFL's top assistants, appears set to join the Atlanta Falcons' staff.FOXBORO, Mass. - No matter what happens the rest of the offseason, the Broncos will not suffer a loss as potentially damaging as the one expected to occur today. Offensive line guru Alex Gibbs, regarded as one of the finest offensive line coaches in NFL history and one of the major reasons Denver's line has been dominant the past decade, said he is on the verge of accepting a full-time offensive line coaching position with the Atlanta Falcons.

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