Justin Peelle was hired as the Atlanta Falcons tight ends coach on Jan. 23, 2021.
In 2022, Atlanta offense led the NFL in fewest penalties, finished third in the NFL in rushing yards per game and 10th in third-down conversion rate. Atlanta also had the third-highest successful play rate on rushing attempts, based on EPA, at 45.1 percent. Under Peelle's tutelage, seventh-year tight end MyCole Pruitt set single-season career highs for receptions (16), receiving yards (150) and touchdown receptions (four) in 13 games (three starts) in 2022. Pruitt led the NFL in receiving touchdowns per target (min. 20 targets), scoring touchdowns on 19 percent of his targets. Additionally, Parker Hesse set single-season career highs for receptions and receiving yards in 2022.