It's official: Gibbs gone to Falcons

New Atlanta Falcons coach Jim Mora announced the hiring of Alex Gibbs, ending his long run with the Denver Broncos. Gibbs has served the past three years in a consulting role with Denver after years of tutoring the offensive line. Read more about Gibbs in today's news reports.

Gibbs, Donatell join Falcons - Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Matt Winkeljohn
1/19/04 - There were no surprises Monday when the Falcons announced their coaching staff, but a few job descriptions have been amended. Jim Mora, who was hired as head coach Jan. 9, made official the hiring of assistant head coach/offensive line coach Alex Gibbs and defensive coordinator Ed Donatell.

Gibbs goes to Falcons - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Tuesday, January 20, 2004 - Were the coaching carousel a playoff game, the Broncos would be losing. In the past 24 hours, the Broncos have witnessed two key coaching moves that will affect the team next season - and not necessarily in a positive manner. The Atlanta Falcons lured away former Denver offensive line coach Alex Gibbs on Monday.

Chiefs to tab Cunningham - Denver Post
Tuesday, January 20, 2004 - The Kansas City Chiefs called a news conference for today to announce their new defensive coordinator. Gunther Cunningham, who was fired three years ago as the Chiefs' head coach, was considered the leading candidate.

Adams: Broncos had part in rookies' status - Rocky Mountain News - Sam Adams
January 20, 2004 - The thing about the National Football League draft is, you never know how the cards - or in this case, the defensive backs - will fall. During last year's draft, the Denver Broncos obtained two fourth-round picks and a seventh-rounder from the Carolina Panthers. In exchange, Denver gave the Panthers a third-round pick.

Falcons make Gibbs hiring official - Daily Camera
January 20, 2004 - The Atlanta Falcons hired two experienced assistant coaches Monday as the team's new defensive coordinator and offensive line coach. Former Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Ed Donatell will become the top defensive assistant to new head coach Jim Mora.

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