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The Atlanta Falcons are going big-game looking. 

Someday after saying a second interview with legendary New England Patriots head coach Invoice Belichick, Atlanta is scheduling a second interview with Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh subsequent week, in keeping with NFL Community. 

Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh celebrates following the CFP Nationwide Championship towards the Washington Huskies on January 8, 2024, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Joe Robbins/Icon Sportswire through Getty Photos)

The Falcons introduced their first interview with Harbaugh on Tuesday. Atlanta has additionally interviewed Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald, Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan, San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks, Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Ejiro Evero and Ravens assistant head coach/defensive position coach Anthony Weaver, Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn and Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Brian Johnson. 


Harbaugh is contemporary off main Michigan to this system’s first nationwide championship since 1997, defeating the Washington Huskies within the Faculty Soccer Playoff nationwide championship. 

With Harbaugh having introduced his alma mater again to the highest of the game, many have regarded towards a return to the NFL for him.

Harbaugh was beforehand head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, proudly owning a 44-19-1 regular-season file from 2011-2014 earlier than shifting again to the faculty sport. 


Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines smiles through the Michigan Wolverines soccer Nationwide Championship celebration on January 13, 2024, at Crisler Middle in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Nic Antaya/Getty Photos)

The Falcons are trying to find their subsequent head coach after firing Arthur Smith following his third 12 months and a 7-10 season. 

On Thursday, Belichick flew into Atlanta on the personal aircraft of Falcons proprietor Arthur Clean for a dinner, in keeping with The Athletic, which reported that Belichick is Atlanta’s “high candidate” with “extra conferences to come back.” 

Belichick’s unbelievable run with New England got here to an finish final week after 24 seasons and 6 Tremendous Bowl victories. 


Bill Belichick walks off the field

New England Patriots head coach Invoice Belichick exits the sector after the Patriots 27-17 loss to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs at Gillette Stadium on December 17, 2023, in Foxborough, Massachusetts.  (Maddie Meyer/Getty Photos)

“Good afternoon everybody. And as Invoice talked about, yesterday we met and mutually agreed to half methods, amicably. Like a great marriage, a profitable head coach-owner relationship requires quite a bit work. I’m actually proud our partnership lasted 24 years. I don’t suppose within the NFL there was every other partnership that lasted longer and has been as productive as ours,” Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft mentioned.

The Falcons haven’t reached the NFL Playoffs since 2017. 

Fox Information’ Ryan Gaydos and Chantz Martin contributed to this report.