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Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise

...McKay can petition commissioner Roger Goodell for reinstatement to the committee no sooner than June 30.Falcons owner Arthur Blank told The Associated Press in early February that he had seen enough of the NFL's investigation to acknowledge wrongdoing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-30/falcons-fined-lose-draft-pic
Big changes likely ahead for extra points during 2015 NFL season

...Ray Farmer admitted to texting during games in violation of the league's electronic device policy.Falcons owner Arthur Blank acknowledged in February the team broke NFL rules by piping crowd noise into the Georgia Dome over the past two seasons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-25/big-changes-likely-ahead-extr
Michaux: Seattle coach's calculated risk didn't work in the Super Bowl

...Falcons didn't introduce Seattle's offensive coordinator Tuesday as their next head coach.Falcons fans hope that Arthur Blank's last question before signing a check and handing the franchise keys to former Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-03/michaux-seattle-coachs-calcul
Owner Arthur Blank believes Falcons piped in crowd noise

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Tuesday he has seen enough of the NFL's investigation of fake crowd noise at Atlanta's home games to acknowledge wrongdoing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-03/owner-arthur-blank-believes-f
Patient Falcons get their man in Dan Quinn

...the negotiations told The Associated Press earlier Monday that Quinn agreed to a five-year contract.Falcons owner Arthur Blank said he was impressed by Quinn's "definitive plan for our football team and what it will take to win on a consistent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-02/patient-falcons-get-their-man
New Atlanta coach Dan Quinn has plan for Falcons

...losing seasons.The Falcons announced Quinn's hiring Monday.Quinn's expertise may be defense, but Falcons owner Arthur Blank chose him "to provide leadership in all three phases of the game and add additional leadership in the building of our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-03/new-atlanta-coach-dan-quinn-h
Scott Michaux: Predictions for 2015

...FALCONS: This franchise needs to think defensively. As inspiring as it would be to hire Rex Reed to replace Mike Smith, Arthur Blank will probably bring in Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as the next head coach. But the birds are more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-12-30/scott-michaux-predi
Falcons fire head coach Mike Smith

...6-10. "Smitty's contributions to our club, team and city over the last seven years are numerous," Falcons owner Arthur Blank said in a statement released by the team. "His accomplishments on the field made him the most successful coach in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-29/falcons-fire-head-coach-mike
Matt Ryan, Mike Smith not ready to see end to Falcons partnership

...refuses to apologize that they're in position to win the division and play host to a playoff game next week.Owner Arthur Blank hasn't said if he wants Smith to return next season. A victory, though, wouldn't hurt the coach's chances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-24/matt-ryan-mike-smith-not-read
Atlanta Falcons hoping for fresh start in playoffs

...unknown how advancing to the playoffs might affect owner Arthur Blank's decision on Smith's future."I know that's...football game and I'm going to continue to do that until Arthur Blank tells me differently."Tickets for a Falcons playoff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-22/atlanta-falcons-hoping-fresh-