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Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff: Focus is on Julio Jones contract

The Atlanta Falcons had one of the better showings in the 2015 NFL draft. But now their focus is on shoring up the wide receiver position for the long term. Team general manager Thomas Dimitroff’s next offseason priority is to figure out a new contract for receiver Julio Jones. ESPN’s Vaughn McClure reports that the Falcons and Jones’ agent, Jimmy Sexton, have not yet engaged...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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July 09, 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...
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...
February 27, 2014  |  1 Comment

Jadeveon Clowney: I Wish Falcons Would Trade Up For Me

Jadeveon Clowney is widely regarded as the most talented prospect in the entire 2014 NFL Draft. The star-studded 6-5, 266-pound defensive end is apparently aware of this, but really wishes that the Atlanta Falcons would move up from the No. 6 overall pick to get him on May 8. “I wish they could trade up for me,” Clowney told “But I hope I don’t fall to No. 6. I...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff holding off from re-signing players

According to Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff, the team has not offered any upcoming free agents contract extensions. Dimitroff told the media Friday afternoon, “We have not made any decision as of yet. Again, we’re still in the recalibration mode right now. Coming here and leaving the combine having viewed the next class will give us much more of an idea of where...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons' Smith, Dimitroff, McKay sign extensions

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith and general manager Thomas Dimitroff have signed one-year contract extensions through the 2016 season. Also, the Falcons announced Monday President Rich McKay signed a four-year extension through May 2019. McKay, who chairs the NFL's competition committee, will continue to serve as chief executive officer of the Falcons while leading the development...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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 Arthur Blank...
Via Fox Sports South
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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