About the only major problem in the two days of the joint practices between the Bengals and the Falcons occurred Monday when Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict jumped on Falcons running back Steven Jackson’s back.
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It turns out that Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon’s hard tackle of Robert Griffin III last season started an injury-related decline that led to Redskins coach Mike Shanahan shutting down the quarterback this week … just in time for the Falcons.
Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter showed up for a scheduled media session Tuesday, confirmed his pursuit of Boise State’s head coaching position and wouldn’t say if he expects to remain with the Falcons or head back to his home state.