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Falcons promote Musgrave
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FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons named Bill Musgrave the team's assistant head coach Monday. Along with his advance in title, Musgrave will continue his duties as the Falcons' quarterbacks coach.

Musgrave holds 18 years of experience as an NFL player and coach and has been with the Falcons as the team's quarterbacks coach since 2006.

"Bill has been an integral part of this coaching staff and this is a well-deserved promotion," Falcons head coach Mike Smith said. "We will look to utilize his tremendous amount of coaching experience for years to come."

Before coming to Atlanta, Musgrave was the quarterbacks coach for the Washington Redskins in 2005. He has also served as an offensive coordinator with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2003-04), Virginia Cavaliers (2001-02), Carolina Panthers (2000) and Philadelphia Eagles (1998). Musgrave started his NFL coaching career as a quarterbacks coach with the Oakland Raiders in 1997.

Musgrave's six-year professional playing career as a quarterback began as a fourth round draft choice by the Dallas Cowboys in 1991. He played for San Francisco from 1991-94 and was part of the 49ers' Super Bowl XXIX winning team. Musgrave then competed with the Denver Broncos from 1995-96.

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