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Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said that the roster would be closely scrutinized and heavily evaluated after the team's third ouster from the playoff over the last four seasons.
"We know that we need to get better in many, many areas," Dimitroff said. "It is my job to make sure that I step back with coach (Mike) Smith and obviously, Mr. Blank, and look at all aspects of the football operations and determine where we need to make changes and where we need to adjust going forward."
Dimitroff noted that there would be no "sacred cows" on the roster. "I don't care where we drafted them or how we acquired them in free agency," Dimitroff said.
One of the areas where they clearly plan to get better is on defense. They have a new coordinator in NFL veteran assistant and former head coach Mike Nolan.
They also let their leading tackler and leading sacker become unrestricted free agents. With under 5 million under the cap, there is...
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