With the Falcons in the midst of a three-game losing streak, the question is whether Adam will be able to help them regain the respect of the fanbase they’ve lost ground to over the past two years.
That could be an uphill battle, especially after Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan broke his collarbone and missed the first six games of the season.
But Adam isn’t afraid to make a difference in his home state.
The former defensive coordinator for the Arizona Cardinals, Adam also spent a season as a head coach with the Baltimore Ravens.
In his last season, Baltimore won the Super Bowl and finished 8-8 in the AFC.
Adam, who was also a defensive coordinator with the Ravens in 2008 and 2011, has been fired from the Ravens and is now a part-time assistant with the Falcons.
The Falcons haven’t been able to win in Atlanta, but they have a good chance of winning a playoff game this year.
Adam said he hasn’t watched any Falcons games this season.
The former defensive backs coach also said that he hasn