Flowery Branch: Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn during an interview with the AJC at rookie mini-camp on Friday, May 12, 2017, in Flowery Branch. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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Dan Quinn ranks 11th on NFL head coach power rankings

After transforming an 8-8 team to 2016 NFC Champions, Dan Quinn landed the No. 11 spot on NFL.com’s head coach power rankings.

NFL.com analyst Elliott Harrison raked all 32 NFL head coaches, analyzing each coach’s wins, impact, situation, experience and their immediate future.

Harrison wrote Quinn proved himself during his second season with the Falcons.

"One year after a debut that showed promise (with an admittedly sluggish finish), Quinn pushed his team to the Super Bowl... The Falcons drafted speedy linebackers and one physical safety to pursue a brand of defense similar to what Quinn ran in Seattle,” Harrison wrote. “Throw in heavy use of running backs Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman, and this Atlanta team will be challenging the Seahawks and any other comers in the NFC for awhile.”

Harrison’s full power ranking can be read below:

  1. Bill Belichick, Patriots
  2. Pete Carroll, Seahawks
  3. Mike McCarthy, Packers
  4. Mike Tomlin, Steelers
  5. Andy Reid, Chiefs
  6. John Harbaugh, Ravens
  7. Bruce Arians, Cardinals
  8. Ron Rivera, Panthers
  9. Sean Payton, Saints
  10. Mike Zimmer, Vikings
  11. Dan Quinn, Falcons
  12. John Fox, Bears
  13. Jason Garrett, Cowboys
  14. Jack Del Rio, Raiders
  15. Chuck Pagano, Colts
  16. Adam Gase, Dolphins
  17. Marvin Lewis, Bengals
  18. Bill O'Brien, Texans
  19. Jim Caldwell, Lions
  20. Ben McAdoo, Giants
  21. Jay Gruden, Redskins
  22. Dirk Koetter, Buccaneers
  23. Mike Mularkey, Titans
  24. Hue Jackson, Browns
  25. Doug Pederson, Eagles
  26. Doug Marrone, Jaguars
  27. Kyle Shanahan, 49ers
  28. Todd Bowles, Jets
  29. Sean McDermott, Bills
  30. Sean McVay, Rams
  31. Vance Joseph, Broncos
  32. Anthony Lynn, Chargers

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