Found November 11, 2013 on Tireball.com:
The job of Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith is not in jeopardy even as the Falcons are 2-7 this season. General manager Thomas Dimitroff responded to a report from CBSSports.com that the Falcons would consider Jon Gruden at the end of the season to replace Smith. “Mike Smith is a hell of a football coach; he’s the leader of this team,” Dimitroff told ESPN.com in defense of Smith. “Mike’s going nowhere.” Under Smith the Falcons are 58-31 with two NFC South titles. Last season the team was 13-3 while making it to the NFC Championship game. Injuries, primarily to the defense, have wrecked the Falcons season. If the Falcons were to make a change at head coach there figures to be no shortage of teams interested in Smith.
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