Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian calls a play from the sidelines.
Photo: Curtis Compton/
Photo: Curtis Compton/

Sarkisian takes umbrage with Warner’s red-zone critique  

Warner responds to Sarkisian on twitter 

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Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner, a NFL Network analyst and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, questioned Sarkisian’s calls immediately after the 18-12 opening day loss to the Eagles.

“It was bracket coverage,” Sarkisian said. “They were doubling No. 3 on the right-hand side and No. 2 on the left-hand side. It wasn’t a zone defense. I’m sorry Kurt Warner, Coach.” 


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After seeing Sarkisan’s retort, Warner appeared to back track in a couple of tweets.



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