Headshot image of Atlanta Falcons Passing Game Specialist T.J. Yates

T.J. Yates

Receivers Coach


T.J. Yates was hired as the Atlanta Falcons wide receivers coach on March 22, 2022, after serving as passing game specialist in 2021. In his previous role, Yates worked primarily with Atlanta's wide receivers.

In Yates' first season as wide receivers coach, Drake London finished his rookie season with 72 receptions for 866 yards and four touchdowns, surpassing Kyle Pitts (68 in 2021) for the most receptions by a rookie in franchise history. Additionally, fourth-year receiver Olamide Zaccheaus set single-season career highs for receptions (40) and receiving yards (533), while matching his career high with three touchdown receptions.

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