Found February 18, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
Its hard to make sense of the messages coming out of the very top tier of the Atlanta Falcons management these days when it comes to the teams efforts to build a new stadium with public funds and cooperation. Is it a case of good cop, bad cop in this case it would be more like bad cop, good cop or did Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay make a strategic blunder last week in his testimony before the Atlanta City Councils financeexecutive committee? Here are the facts: much of the process thus far has gone on behind closed doors. Last Wednesday represented one of the Falcons most public forays on the topic at this juncture. In his comments before the council, McKay seemed to wield a stick perhaps more than he did a carrot with his bluntness in describing why he felt the proposed retractable-roof facility with a price tag of some 948 million would be necessary by the year 2017. In no uncertain terms, McKay let it be known that if the city council did not vote in favor of the de...
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