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MIKE SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Falcons Dismiss Mike Smith as Head Coach of Team

Mike Smith’s time in Atlanta has finally come to an end. The Atlanta Falcons have announced they have parted ways with Smith and will be searching for a new head coach. Smith has been released from his contract with the team, according to team sources.“Smitty’s contributions to our club, team and city over the last seven years are numerous,” team owner Arthur Blank said. ...
Via Football Nation
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons “Absolutely Done” With HC Mike Smith

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source with knowledge of the situation, reports that the Atlanta Falcons are “absolutely done” with HC Mike Smith. Ian Rapoport reports that Smith’s tenure in Atlanta is “on life support.“ However, Rapoport adds that he would be surprised if the same was true for GM Thomas Dimitroff. Certainly, this news should come...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons Plan To Fire Mike Smith, GM Thomas Dimitroff Safe For Now

Jason La Canfora reports that Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank has informed multiple parties that he plans to move on from HC Mike Smith at the end of the season. According to La Canfora, “it would take a shocking playoff run to alter that scenario.” There has been some question as to whether or not GM Thomas Dimitroff would be retained for another season given the state...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith deemed one of Week 12′s biggest goats

Twelve weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
Via cover32 - Falcons
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

This weekend in NFL stupid

A recap of all that was stupid during the 13th weekend of the 2014 NFL season… The stupidest Mike Smith moment We’ve decided that the Atlanta Falcons head coach deserves his own category. He simply makes too many stupid decisions to be ignored. This week, the Falcons had the ball at the Cleveland 35-yard line, 3rd-and-2 with 55 seconds left in a game they trailed by two. In field...
Via This Given Sunday
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from Sunday

The National Football League races are heating up after a wild Week 12. With five weeks remaining, the divisions are tightening while a few teams are struggling at the wrong moment. Let’s take a look at five things we learned from Sunday’s results, and how it impacts the races going forward. 1. Mike Smith is holding the Falcons back Look, nobody thinks the Atlanta Falcons are...
Via This Given Sunday
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears fans must see these five bold predictions for Week 8

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Bears
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots fans must see these five bold predictions for Week 8

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Patriots
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons HC Mike Smith firmly on the hot seat entering Week 8

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Just seven weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Jay Cutler Cutler can’t lay another egg this week A week after getting called out by teammate...
Via cover32 - Falcons
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons selected for HBO's 'Hard Knocks' series

Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith, in his more successful years, has spoken of how he prefers to eschew the spotlight and put it on his players. Unlike, say, Seattle's Pete Carroll, it's just not something that Smith seems to enjoy. When it comes to discussing the team's internal deliberations, he prefers to keep his answers as brief and unrevealing as possible. His quarterback...
Via Fox Sports South
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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