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Falcons extend DC Mike Nolan

Updated: December 30, 2013, 2:07 AM ET
By Vaughn McClure | ESPN.com

The Atlanta Falcons and defensive coordinator Mike Nolan have agreed to a two-year contract extension, a source confirmed.

Nolan was entering the last year of his contract and reached an agreement with the team on Saturday, a source told ESPN.com's John Clayton earlier Sunday.

The Falcons finished the season 4-12 and defensive woes contributed to the poor finish. Nolan's defense gave up 379.4 yards per game and had the league's worst third-down defense for a good part of ...

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