Saints fire offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr.

The Atlanta Falcons were throttled by the New Orleans Saints in their season finale, but neither team qualified for the postseason. On Tuesday, the Saints fired offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. along with wide receivers coach Kodi Burns and offensive assistant Bob Bicknell.

Carmichael Jr. joined the Saints coaching staff in 2006 as the quarterbacks coach before being promoted to offensive coordinator in 2009.

As for the Falcons, they officially interviewed former Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on Monday evening, the team announced. Belichick is the sixth candidate to interview for Atlanta’s head coach vacancy thus far.

  1. Mike Macdonald

  2. Brian Callahan

  3. Steve Wilks

  4. Ejiro Evero

  5. Anthony Weaver

  6. Bill Belichick

Stay up to date with each interview and interview request using our head coach tracker.

Story originally appeared on Falcons Wire