building toward an impasse, i n the same vein of DeAndre Hopkins with the Texans last season, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff took to the airwaves to set the record straight regarding Freeman's contract situation. "Like I've said before
More Columns > Falcons running back Devonta Freeman has lofty financial expectations from general manager Thomas Dimitroff . "I want to be the best," Freeman told ESPN.com . "I want to be elite paid. Whatever that is, that's where
postseason. None found their way to the big dance, and only two were in the conference championship game. That said, Thomas Dimitroff 's staff did a solid job in the draft, while the front office acquired Dontari Poe and Jack Crawford in free agency
selection makes a tangible impact as a pro is about on par with a coin flip. Here's what Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff had to say about the process before last year's draft. "According to our most recent statistics that we drew
had success, including Jon Robinson of the Titans , Jason Licht of the Buccaneers , Bob Quinn of the Lions , and Thomas Dimitroff of the Falcons . Adam Peters, a surprise personnel hire for the 49ers , could be the next one. That connection
Bowl defeat. While general managers have less to do with week-to-week competition, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff is looking forward to their Oct. 22 matchup against Bill Belichick in Massachusetts. "Look, I think any time
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff talks about why the Falcons traded up to get defensive end Takkarist McKinley.
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff talks about the team's desire to make it back to the Super Bowl and how the mix of youth and age will help them to do so this season.
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff talks about his relationship with head coach Dan Quinn.
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff talks about the relationship between new offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian and QB Matt Ryan.
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff talks about NFL Network's Nate Burleson and Kay Adams not talking about Takkarist McKinley's uncle's hat.
intelligence of the Falcons organization really shone through in this draft. I loved the aggressiveness and savvy of GM Thomas Dimitroff trading up for a great player and person in Takkarist McKinley in the first round. He'll be the ideal edge rusher
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff understands the importance of drafting players who don't have character flaws, but he's looking first and foremost at players who "fit into the brotherhood."
the missing piece? I believe the addition of another pass rusher to join Vic Beasley is just what doctor ordered. Thomas Dimitroff famously traded up for Julio Jones and I'd love to see him use a similar approach on the other side of the ball
Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff shares his best scouting story from his time on the road.
enjoyed a better career than Stephon Gilmore or A.J. Bouye and was rewarded for it. It's a reminder that GM Thomas Dimitroff has done some of his best work on draft day when trading up. The team gave up a third- and a sixth-round pick
take the best player on the board? No, those things aren't necessarily mutually exclusive. Last season, GM Thomas Dimitroff knocked if out of the park by snagging Keanu Neal , Deion Jones , Austin Hooper and De'Vondre Campbell with his
for DE Derek Barnett or Jordan Willis The lack of a consistent pass rush hurt the Falcons in the Super Bowl . GM Thomas Dimitroff likes to make trades. These two facts together portend upward movement by Atlanta in this year's draft. Barnett
when Pioli was running Kansas City's front office. "Poe is an athletic, big guy that can push the pocket," GM Thomas Dimitroff said Thursday in a statement released by the team. "He will add to our defensive line group and will mix nicely
OL Greg Pyke Attendance: All 32 teams were represented, including Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn and GM Thomas Dimitroff . The skinny: McKenzie didn't run the 40-yard dash after turning in a 4.42 at the combine. He did, however
Falcons to pay the runner " like the elite back he is ." Speaking on WZGC-FM in Atlanta on Monday, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff said a new deal for Freeman will not happen during this free-agent period . Dimitroff added that any reports noting
response to the modern game's increased demands . "Until you find your quarterback," Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has acknowledged, " the search for him consumes you ." Absent a surefire answer at football's glaringly imbalanced
that at all." What was impressive on Wednesday was seeing current Falcons head coach Dan Quinn, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and Shanahan all come out and show how non-bitter they were. We wrote about Quinn's performance earlier in the
storylines to watch Although an extension for cornerback Desmond Trufant is the team's top priority, general manager Thomas Dimitroff said last week that Gabriel is another player deserving of a new contract. "It's going to be positive for him
multiple trade offers he can play against each other. Perfect storm for Patriots windfall Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff once remarked, "Until you find your quarterback, the search for him consumes you ." As it so happens, the three