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Dan Quinn sees Dontari Poe adding to four man pass rush, pairing with Grady Jarrett

Aw yeah.

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By now, you’ve ready plenty about how Dontari Poe might fit into this Falcons defense, and what his relative strengths and weaknesses are. You haven’t heard much of that from Dan Quinn, but that changed a bit yesterday.

There’s nothing earth-shattering in here, but it tells you a little bit about the prep Quinn did with Poe (watching three years of #film), where he’s going to play (next to Grady Jarrett, which I guess is obvious), and a little it about what his new coach thinks the hefty defensive tackle brings to the table. It would be fair to suggest that Quinn, a defensive line coach deep in his fast and physical heart, is excited to bring Poe aboard.

That signing, more than any draft pick the team winds up snagging at #31 and beyond, has the chance to be transformative for this defense. I can’t wait to see what Poe looks like when he gets to camp.