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Snubbed? Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons trying to trade up, could target Khalil Mack

Thomas Dimitroff has pulled off a trade in each of his six drafts since being named Atlanta Falcons general manager in 2008. In the hours leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft, he's once again laying the groundwork for a potential blockbuster. Dimitroff told NFL Media's Rich Hollenberg on Thursday afternoon that he's engaging in active discussions with other teams and a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Dimitroff fixing Falcons with a 'vengeance'

Thomas Dimitroff, the Atlanta Falcons' cutting-edge general manager, described the effect that last season's inglorious plummet has had on his mind-set as he heads into the NFL draft with the sixth overall pick. He seemed ticked off. "It's a sense of agitation," Dimitroff told USA TODAY Sports. "Healthy agitation." Add that component to a mix that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons schedule private workout with big, physical CB Walt Aikens

Liberty defensive back Walt Aikens with have private workouts with the Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots, per source. Aikens is a big, strong, physical corner standing at 6'0 and 205 pounds. At his Pro Day he recorded a 4.42 forty time. Since the season has ended, Aikens has built his draft stock up, performing well in at the Senior Bowl, where the S...
Via College2Pro.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Potential first round players that could land in Atlanta

Atlanta Falcons: Potential first round players that could land in AtlantaWith the NFL draft coming this May, the Atlanta Falcons are looking to reload a team that has many glaring holes to fill.  As we closer approach May, the excitement has already begun to build as to who will go number one overall or what top prospect will increase or decrease his stock.  For the Falcons there...
Via isportsweb.com
February 27, 2014  |  1 Comment

Falcons extend contracts of Smith, Dimitroff, McKay

On Monday, the Atlanta Falcons announced contract extensions to head coach Mike Smith, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and president/CEO Rich McKay. From a stability standpoint, the move prevents Smith -- the Falcons' head coach since 2008 -- from being consigned to "lame-duck status" for the 2014 season. Like Smith, Dimitroff signed a one-year extension, leaving owner...
Via Fox Sports South
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Mike Smith’s Job Is Safe

The Atlanta Falcons have been hands down one of the most disappointing teams in the league, stumbling to a 2-7 record and losing their last three games by 61 points combined after entering the highly-anticipated 2013 NFL season widely considered one of the top Super Bowl contenders.  Much of the disappointment has been the result of the string of absolutely devastating injuries...
Via Gridiron Grit
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons News: Steven Jackson Bolsters Atlanta’s Backfield

The Atlanta Falcons added another key piece on Thursday in what the team hopes to be a Super Bowl run, adding veteran running back Steven Jackson to the fold with a 3-year deal. While the monetary value connected with the contract has not been disclosed at this point in time, what is apparent at this point is that the Falcons have successfully reeled in the most talented free agent...
Via isportsweb.com
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Dimitroff’s 2012 draft plan

In the team’s 2011 season in review, they reveal general manager Thomas Dimitroff’s 2012 draft plan: “It doesn’t matter where we are in the Draft, it doesn’t matter where our needs may be. I really want to have a firm grasp. You never know where you’re going to see those players later. It could be in free agency, it could be because of a cut early. Who knows, so I make...
Via ajc.com
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Dimitroff has high hopes for new o-line coach

Falcons owner Arthur Blank promised a fresh set of ideas among the coaching staff and it seems that is what the Falcons are getting. Originally, when Blank made those comments during a season-ending press conference with head coach Mike Smith and general manager Thomas Dimitroff three days after the season ended, Blank was talking about the coordinator positions, as both were vacant...
Via Fox Sports South
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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