Quinn's Ballhawking Philosophy to Help Falcons D

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The very busy day ahead for the Falcons kicked off early Thursday morning for head coach Dan Quinn. Hours before Quinn is scheduled to meet with the media at the team's practice facility in Flowery Branch at 12:30 p.m. ET, he served as a guest on 92.9 The Game, addressing how he plans to enhance the Falcons defensive play in 2015.

"I think the first way that we'll play at our best is how we attack the ball," Quinn said. "For us to be a ballhawking team, that's how we'll improve the fastest. For me, it's fast and physical and the speed that we can play with."

Quinn said some of the schemes his league-leading defenses ran in Seattle the last two seasons, serving as the Seahawks defensive coordinator, will be somewhat similar to what the Falcons defense employs this year.

The team's new head coach said, however, that as good and effective as schemes can be, nothing outranks the importance of the attitude and mindset his guys will play with in 2015.

"I'm hoping when you see this defense play, the first thing that would jump out is how hard they play and how they go after the ball," Quinn said.

We'll have much more from coach Quinn and Falcons players, who will each address the media this afternoon following team workouts.

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