Atlanta Falcons HC Arthur Smith Honors Coy Gibbs With Pregame Hat in Charlotte

by Jonathan Howard
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Head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, Arthur Smith is honoring the late Coy Gibbs during NFL Thursday Night Football with his hat. Smith was seen wearing a Joe Gibbs Racing hat to honor the late Gibbs. The 49-year-old team co-owner was a former member of the Washington Commanders staff when his father, Joe Gibbs was the head coach in the early 2000s.

Arthur Smith was a member of the Washington staff in 2007, the last year that Gibbs coached for the organization. This is a great gesture by Smith. The Gibbs family is going through a tough time as they lose another son at the age of 49.

Check out his JGR hat.

Arthur Smith and his Atlanta Falcons take on the Carolina Panthers during Thursday Night Football tonight. It is an important game and it is great to see Smith take the time to honor the late Gibbs.

The NASCAR world was shocked when the news came out on the day of the NASCAR Cup Series Championship race. Coy’s son, Ty Gibbs, had just won the Xfinity Series title the night before. There were a lot of emotions at the track and it resulted in a somber finale to the end of the season.

Of course, the Gibbs family has played a major role in the NFL and its history. There are a lot of people that made connections with Coy, Joe and the rest of the family. Maybe we will see more JGR hats on NFL sidelines his season.

Arthur Smith Needs a Win On TNF

Through the first half of Thursday Night Football, it doesn’t look great for Arthur Smith and his Falcons. They want to get a win and try to get to the top of the division. However, the Panthers are proving to be more of a problem than many thought they would be.

A 13-3 halftime deficit is not what Atlanta wanted. However, another half of football could change that around. Atlanta could pull out a season worth watching, but a loss tonight would derail that in the worst way possible.

Whatever the result, Arthur Smith is a good dude for supporting his friends in the Gibbs family and the JGR organization.