The silver lining to the Falcons blowing a 25-point lead in the Super Bowl? They weren’t the first to blow a seemingly insurmountable lead in a championship in recent history.
Falcons head coach Dan Quinn recently appeared on a radio show and recounted life since the Super Bowl let down,noting that he’s had to reach out to Golden State Warriors’ head coach Steve Kerr on seeking advice on how to cope.
Kerry of course squandered a 3-1 lead in the NBA finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers last season, which has backlash that is still prevalent almost a year later.
When asked what he took away from the conversation with Kerr, Quinn said, “Honestly, just knowing that when you come back, the lessons that you learned, let it motivate you again. Have a great training camp and offseason.”
With the Warriors having bounced back with authority, currently with the best record in the league, the Falcons are looking to repeat their trip to the big game with slight changes to the coaching staff.
Quinn has distributed a calendar that spells out all of the important offseason dates, like when the Falcons will begin their workout program to get players focused on the season ahead.
“We got hit. We got knocked out, Quinn noted. “You get your butt up off the canvas and you go fight again..