Arthur Smith coached Firkser for the first three seasons of his career, the first as his position coach and the next two as Titans offensive coordinator. Firkser, 27, will rejoin Marcus Mariota on a Falcons team that has also added ex-Titans linebacker Rashaan Evans this offseason. Firkser should be expected to fill the No. 2 tight end role behind Kyle Pitts, one vacated after Hayden Hurst signed with the Bengals
Playing in 58 career games with the Titans, Firkser racked up 106 catches for 1,107 receiving yards and five touchdowns. Last season, Firkser had 34 catches for 291 receiving yards and two touchdowns.