Examining Atlanta Falcons’ Offseason and Key Preseason Positional Battles

July 5, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Atlanta Falcons made some big changes this offseason, but if general manager Thomas Dimitroff’s recent history of success is any indication, there’s no reason to expect those changes to be anything but positive for the future of the organization.
Dimitroff joined the Falcons in 2008 after a successful career in New England as a scout under Bill Belichick’s tutelage, eventually assuming the director of college scouting role for the Patriots. His success resounded, and the Falcons pulled the trigger on bringing him aboard to right the ship.
Dimitroff has completely transformed the organization since taking the reins in 2008, improving both the culture of the franchise and the on-field talent that has propelled the Falcons to the forefront of the NFC. With another successful offseason under his belt, Atlanta is in no danger of fading from the spotlight in 2013.
But the offseason didn’t start off on an especially promising note. Dimitroff’s ...

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