Michael Pitre

Running Backs Coach


Michael Pitre was hired as the Atlanta Falcons running backs coach on Jan. 31, 2022.

In his first season as the Falcons running backs coach, 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. The Falcons rushing attack averaged 74.5 more rushing yards per game in 2022 than it did in 2021, resulting in the largest one-season improvement by any team since at least 2001.