VanGorder gets extension
D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC reports that Falcons defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder has signed an extension on his contract. Terms of hte deal were undisclosed. VanGorder has led the Falcons defense for the past two seasons, after spending a year as linebackers coach in 2007. Notably the Falcons saw significant improvement between 2008 and 2009 with the run defense, improving from 23rd ranked to 10th ranked last season.