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Falcons add a lot of meat on both sides of the line

Today the Atlanta Falcons added quite a bit of meat on both sides of the football.  According to Adam Schefter, the Falcons landed both Jon Asamoah and Paul Solai. Asamoah was drafted in the third round of the 2010 draft by then-Chiefs General Manager Scott Pioli. Pioli now works in the Atlanta front office, which […]The post Falcons add a lot of meat on both sides of the line...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Pioli: No Limit On Resources To Help NFL Prospects’ Character Red Flags

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...
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

When it comes to player evaluation, Chiefs have gone from an 'autocracy' to the cutting edge

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...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots' Nick Caserio interviewing for Miami's open GM job

The Patriots director of pro personnel is looking to make like Scott Pioli.Caserio is looking to bolt New England to take a promotion in Miami, as he's emerged as a candidate for their open General Manager position.Dolphins on to new candidate for vacant GM job: Patriots director of pro personnel Nick Caserio, who is in Miami interviewing today.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Pioli Joins the Atlanta Falcons As Their Assistant GM

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...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

MAILBAG: Alex Smith, drafting receivers, and Scott Pioli

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...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons hire former Chiefs GM Pioli as assistant general manager

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  |  Discuss

Former Patriots VP Scott Pioli Hired To Be Falcons’ Assistant General Manager

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...
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons hire Scott Pioli as their assistant GM

Today the Atlanta Falcons announced that Scott Pioli has been hired as assistant general manager. The former Kansas City Chiefs GM will report to Dimitroff and make one of the league’s top front offices that much better. “Scott is one of the most respected and adept talent evaluators in the NFL and a member of three Super Bowl championship teams,” […]The post Atlanta...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons hire Scott Pioli as assistant GM

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...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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