Atlanta Falcons at Detroit Lions 26 to 27

Saturday, August 15, 2009, Preaseason Week 1

The Atlanta Falcons played the Detroit Lions in Detroit on Saturday, August 15, 2009, Preaseason Week 1 of the 2009 season. The Lions won by a score of 27-26.


Coaches

Director of Player Personnel: Les Snead

Coaches

Head Coach: Jim Schwartz Assistant Head Coach: Gunther Cunningham Offensive Coordinator: Scott Linehan Defensive Coordinator: Gunther Cunningham Quarterbacks Coach: Jeff Horton Wide Receivers Coach: Shawn Jefferson Offensive Line Coach: George Yarno Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jeremiah Washburn Running Backs Coach: Sam Gash Tight Ends Coach: Tim Lappano Defensive Line Coach: Bob Karmelowicz Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Kris Kocurek Linebackers Coach: Matt Burke Secondary Coach: Tim Walton Assistant Secondary Coach: Daron Roberts Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan Assistant Special Teams Coach: Bradford Banta Offensive Quality Control Coach: Todd Downing Coordinator of Physical Development: Jason Arapoff Strength and Conditioning Coach: Malcolm Blacken Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Ted Rath