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Get Super Bowl XLIX Tickets for up to 90% Off Through TicketScore

August 20th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
By Dan Benton

Every NFL fan dreams of seeing their team in the Super Bowl and now you can check that off your bucket list with the help of Ticketscore.com. They have a system in place to get you to the biggest games for a fixed weekly buy-in price; and when your team goes to the Super Bowl, you will be there to root them on at an extreme discount.

Typically, TicketScore can get you to the Super Bowl with savings between 70% and 90% off the market price. That means you can score tickets to the biggest games (not just the Super Bowl) for a fraction of the cost and be a part of your favorite team’s history.

TicketScore works in three easy ways. First, you will pick your favorite team and the championship game you want to go to. Next, you will buy-in at a low weekly price over the course of the full season. Lastly, you can go to the Super Bowl when your team makes it at no additional ticket cost.

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Atlanta Falcons Extend President Rich McKay, Coach Mike Smith and GM Thomas Dimitroff

January 28th, 2014 at 10:15 PM
By Graham Waldrop

Like it or not, the current regime is here to stay for the foreseeable future.  The Falcons announced that they have extended the contracts of President Rich McKay, coach Mike Smith and General Manager Thomas Dimitroff.

McKay is the only member of the trio to receive a multiyear extension.  His extension is good for four more years.  Smith and Dimitroff have each received a one year extension.

This further confirms owner Arthur Blank's trust in the current brain trust.  McKay has been with the organization since 2003, and was the team's general manager for five seasons.  He became the team's president in 2008.  McKay was reportedly being courted by Tampa Bay to return to Florida to become the team's general manager once again, but those rumors did not come to fruition.  McKay is here to stay.

Dimitroff and Smith have been GM and coach respectively since 2008.  Smith has a career record of 60-33 and is the Falcons franchise leader in wins as a coach.  Under Dimitroff and Smith's leadership, the Falcons enjoyed five consecutive winning seasons, two division titles and one playoff victory.  

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Atlanta Falcons Hire Scott Pioli to Become Assistant General Manager

January 22nd, 2014 at 5:32 PM
By Graham Waldrop

Scott Pioli has had his share of incredibly high times and low times working in an NFL front office, and now he has entered into another low one by becoming the Falcons Assistant General Manager as of today.

Although by convincing Pioli to become the Assistant GM, the Falcons have added what could be an incredible asset to turn around this organization.

Pioli has an outstanding resume, particularly at the beginning of his career, when he was chief in orchestrating the New England Patriots' run of dominance in the early to mid 2000s in which they won four AFC Championships and three Super Bowls.  Pioli has not fared as well after serving as the GM for the Kansas City Chiefs after leaving the Patriots in 2008, but there's no denying his addition to this Falcons organization could turn out to be a valuable one.

Piolli has likely been brought into help out his former pupil, Thomas Dimitroff, with player scouting.  Pioli has had a keen eye for talent over his career and has made impact moves for the various teams he has served under over the years, including being part of the group that drafted Ray Lewis in Baltimore, to being the man responsible for trading for and discovering arguably the league's best slot receiver in Wes Welker during his days in New England.

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Atlanta Falcons Director of Player Personnel Lionel Vital to Stay with Team

January 20th, 2014 at 9:27 PM
By Graham Waldrop

After interviewing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their vacant GM job, Falcons director of player personnel Lionel Vital has decided to stay put with the team.  It's not known whether or not Vital was offered the position, but regardless, he will resume his duties with the Falcons.

Vital has been working under Thomas Dimitroff over the last five seasons and was promoted to director of player personnel last year.

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Atlanta Falcons Top Free Agent Targets: Part 2- Defensive Line

January 19th, 2014 at 1:52 PM
By Graham Waldrop

After covering a couple of players the Falcons could target in free agency to plug the holes of the offensive line, here are a couple of players we think could plug some holes on the defensive line.

GREG HARDY, DE, 25 YEARS OLD

Greg Hardy had one of the best years of any defensive end in the NFL, and Falcons fans should know him very well after he punished us all year long.

Hardy has been with the Panthers his entire career and finished the season with 15 sacks, five tackles for loss and 39 solo tackles.  The 15 sacks and five tackles for loss were career highs for the young man out of Ole Miss.

Hardy's sack numbers have increased every season.  He recorded three in his first season, four in his second season and then exploded in 2012 with 11 sacks.  This year's 15 sacks is showing that Hardy is getting better and better at getting to the quarterback as the years go on.  At only age 25, the sky is the limit for this player.  While he would be a pricey free agent, he would add instant impact to a Falcons defense that only recorded 32 sacks this year.  That means that Hardy, by himself, recorded just under half the amount of sacks that the Falcons recorded this year.

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