Atlanta Falcons Sign Head Coach Mike Smith to 3-Year Contract Extension

February 3, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Flowery Branch, GA (Falcons press release) — The Atlanta Falcons today announced that head coach Mike Smith has signed a three-year extension of his contract.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“When we hired Mike Smith in 2008, we believed we had found the total package:  a head coach with strong leadership skills and experience and the track record to back it up, and a man of high character and integrity,” Falcons Owner & CEO Arthur Blank said.  “In his three seasons with us, Coach Smith has demonstrated all of these characteristics, and then some.”
“We are pleased to extend Smitty’s contract, and we are very proud of the way he represents the Falcons through his coaching of our players, in supporting our club’s business goals, and through his caring for our fans and the community.”
Since being named the 14th head coach in Falcons history in 2008, Smith has recorded three...

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