SCOTT PIOLI RUMORS & GOSSIP
After the crumbling of the Mike Smith regime, the rebuilding of the Atlanta Falcons seems to be going well thanks to Dan Quinn and Scott Pioli.
On paper, it seems that the Falcons are going to be a much improved team in the 2015-2016 season. Too bad statistics on paper can be deceiving.
Here are the five biggest questions still facing the Atlanta Falcons:
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Assistant general manager Scott Pioli will take on pro and college scouting and will have new NFL Draft responsibilities in the Atlanta Falcons' restructured player personnel department.
The Falcons say Pioli will report to general manager Thomas Dimitroff, who retains responsibility for salary cap and player affairs, among other duties.
The moves come as the team continues its...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015
The NFL has been slower to adapt to analytics than the NBA or MLB.
There are certainly elements of football that cannot break down to statistics, but some NFL coaches and general managers are not willing to break their old-school methods, or put their job on the line, to support analytics. Atlanta Falcons assistant general manager Scott Pioli and San Francisco 49ers president Paraag...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As John Dorsey held court in Indianapolis, Daniel Saaty told this story:
It was three or four years ago, and Saaty was visiting the Kansas City Chiefs' front office at the height -- so to speak -- of the Scott Pioli Regime. Saaty was making a pitch for his company, Decision Lens, a Washington, D.C.-based software firm with clientele ranging from the Pentagon and...
After one season as a member of the media that he so despised as the general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs Scott Pioli has joined the Atlanta Falcons as their assistant GM. The move will take effect after Feb. 3 when he agreement with NBC Sports and Sirius/XM Radio expires.
Poili joins the staff of Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff, who worked under Pioli with the New...
As always in our mailbag, we try to do our best to answer the most pressing questions from the Chiefs Kingdom.
Who is the one receiver in the draft you really like? – Matt from Kansas City, MO
I’d have to say Jordan Matthews. One of our columnists detailed the Vanderbilt wide receiver a bit in his Senior Bowl preview. You don’t become the career receiving leader in the SEC...
The Atlanta Falcons hired Scott Pioli as assistant general manager on Wednesday, reuniting him with GM Thomas Dimitroff.
Pioli was director of player personnel for the New England Patriots from 2000-08, including six seasons with Dimitroff, who directed college scouting. He was the Kansas City Chiefs' general manager for four years before leaving by mutual agreement in January 2013...
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January 22, 2014
The Atlanta Falcons need to make some big additions this offseason to get back into the NFC playoff mix, and they’re starting at the top.
The Falcons hired Scott Pioli as the team’s assistant general manager, the team announced on Wednesday. Pioli and Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff go back a long way, as the two spent six seasons working together in the New England...
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As they look to improve their player evaluation in rebounding from a 4-12 season, the Atlanta Falcons added a big name to their front office on Wednesday in former Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli.
Pioli, who worked in a supervisory role over Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff while the two were in New England together, will enter the Falcons organization as assistant...