He was with the Browns during the 2019 season as the defensive backs coach and passing-game coordinator.
The Falcons released Jerome Henderson, who was the defensive passing-game coordinator, and Travis Jones, who was the assistant defensive line coach last week.
The team said Henderson and Jones are leaving "to pursue new career opportunities."
Whitt coached Pro Bowl defensive backs Charles Woodson, Tramon Williams and Sam Shields with the Packers.
He’s coached under Mike McCarthy, Dom Capers, Mike Pettine, Steve Wilks and Freddie Kitchens.
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