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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 16:50:07 -0800
The Atlanta Falcons announced a front office restructuring Wednesday, Jan. 7, that hands more responsibility to assistant general manager Scott Pioli - and essentially pulls some away from general manager Thomas Dimitroff. Pioli will run the team's pro and college scouting departments while also taking over the team's draft process. Dimitroff will oversee the salary cap and continue to maintain control over the draft and free agency.
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 09:11:38 -0800
New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is being pushed as a candidate for the Atlanta Falcons head coaching position by general manager Thomas Dimitroff, according to sources. Dimitroff's job may be linked to whether McDaniels takes the coaching job.
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:28:33 -0800
Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff was not let go on Monday, Dec. 29, but owner Arthur Blank does plan to shake up the organizational structure of the team.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 01:33:15 -0800
Updating a previous item, Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank may fire more than just head coach Mike Smith on Monday, Dec. 29. Sources indicate general manager Thomas Dimitroff could be axed as well.
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:42:16 -0800
Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff is expected to be retained, but things could change during the offseason.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:43:41 -0700
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said he has confidence in general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith even though the team has a 2-3 record.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:14:07 -0700
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians thinks the Atlanta Falcons will bounce back this year, and he is not looking forward to playing them in 2014. "I'm not looking forward it," Arians said. "I thought (general manager Thomas Dimitroff) and (head coach Mike Smith) did a great job of really securing their lines of scrimmage, which I know was their goal. I know that Matt (Ryan) is going to come back strong. I could see the Falcons bouncing back real big this year."
Thu, 08 May 2014 15:05:26 -0700
Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said it's "highly unlikely" that the team will trade up to the No. 1 pick in the draft.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:10:29 -0800
Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said OT Sam Baker (knee) will be ready to go and will return to the form that he was in 2012. "We're confident that Sam is going to be ready to go," Dimitroff said. "And we expect him to return to the form that he was in 2012."
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:09:54 -0800
Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff implied that the team had the option of switching OT Sam Baker from left tackle to right tackle in 2014. "I think having a tackle that you can bring in who is versatile enough to play both left and right is very important for the National Football League in today's game," Dimitroff said.
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