Dan Quinn Takes Atlanta Falcons Into His First Preseason As NFL Head Coach


After two straight seasons with a losing record, Mike Smith’s seven-year tenure as the Atlanta Falcons head coach came to an end, paving the way for the arrival of Dan Quinn. The first-time head coach will try and bring his philosophies from his Seattle Seahawks defense to fix one of the worst defensive units in the NFL last season.

With many new roster pieces, Quinn is in a strong position to create a quick turnaround in the NFC South division, which was won last season by a Carolina Panthers team that finished with an underwhelming 7-8-1 record.

No one would blame Falcons fans for wanting to get the first look possible at their new team. With information provided by SeatSmart.com, below is information for secondary market Atlanta Falcons tickets for their upcoming preseason games.

8/14/2015 | Atlanta Falcons vs. Tennessee Titans | Georgia Dome | Average Price: $42 | Get-in Price: $4 | Atlanta parking: $8.80

8/21/2015 | New York Jets vs. Atlanta Falcons | MetLife Stadium | Average Price: $50.12 | Get-in Price: $3

8/29/2015 | Miami Dolphins vs. Atlanta Falcons | Sun Life Stadium | Average Price: $81.14 | Get-in Price: $14

9/3/2015 | Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens | Georgia Dome | Average Price: $39 | Get-in Price: $2

The most expensive Atlanta Falcons preseason game is on the road in Week 3 when they take on the Miami Dolphins. The average ticket price for that affair is clocking in at $81.14, while the get-in price is $14. This game will probably get fans the most bang for their buck, as the starting position players are likely to play the most minutes compared to any other preseason contest.

The Falcons’ first game on the docket is against the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft Marcus Mariota and his Tennessee Titans, which checks in as the most expensive home game at the Georgia Dome for the preseason. Their second home game and final preseason game is reasonable, as tickets to see the Ravens have an average price of $39 and a get-in price of $2 on the secondary market. Unfortunately, starters may not be playing heavy minutes to avoid injuries before the real action begins in the regular season. In between, the Falcons face a tough New York Jets defense on the road, which should be good for the offense in preparation for the season. For those attending, MetLife Stadium parking is starting at $16.50 on ParkWhiz.com.

The Falcons will use the preseason to try and put together an effective running game, which lost some key members from last season, in addition to having some injuries at the moment, specifically to Devonta Freeman, who is expected to take over the starting role. As of now, there is actually no running back on the roster who is currently 100 percent healthy, making this an important preseason slate for Atlanta.

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