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Falcons Owner Arthur Blank Feels Team is Close to Winning a Super Bowl

Falcons owner Arthur Blank believes his team has the makeup of a Super Bowl winner, with some tweaks here and there leading into the 2018 season, Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports. “You know, I think we’re close,” Blank said when asked about his team’s chances of winning the franchise’s first Super Bowl, not just getting […]

Blank Says He’ll Do Whatever He Can to Keep Jones a Falcon for Life

There’s no doubt that the Falcons should do whatever they have to in order to keep star wide out Julio Jones as a member of the Birds for life. Today Falcons owner Arthur Blank told the teams official website that the organization is going to do whatever they can in order to keep Jones with […]

Blank Laughs About Rumor Of Flacons Being Courted To Move To L.A.

Falcons owner Arthur Blank didn’t seem to take seriously a report that the Falcons would be moved to Los Angeles. Blank arrived in New Orleans Thursday night for a series of Super Bowl-related functions. In an interview with Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Friday, he said he was “confident and comfortable” with where the […]

Arthur Blank – Mike Smith Isn’t on the Hot Seat

Last January after losing to the Giants in the playoffs, Falcons owner Arthur Blank said, “Our goal is to win rings, to get championships and eventually win a Super Bowl for this community.” The Falcons made changes by bringing in new offensive and defensive coordinators. So it’s natural to assume that head coach Mike Smith […]

Blank Adds a Limited Partner

The Falcons have added a new limited partner, though Arthur Blank continues to hold more than 90 percent ownership of the team. Brian J. Barker is owner of AFS, a domestic freight forwarding company headquartered in Shreveport, La. He lives in Park City, Utah, but says he couldn’t pass up the chance to become involved […]

Owner Artuhur Blank a Free Agent; He and Wife Separating

Falcons owner Arthur Blank and his wife, Stephanie, are separating. A statement released Friday through The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation says Blank, a co-founder of The Home Depot, and his wife have decided to separate from their 16-year marriage. The statement says the two “remain great friends and are committed to working together” to […]

Arthur Blank Optimistic a Deal Will Be Done Today

Falcons owner Arthur Blank told NFL Network that he is optimistic his fellow owners, who are meeting in Atlanta, will approve a new collective bargaining agreement with the players Thursday. “I’m optimistic that we’ll get a call for a vote today, and I’m optimistic that the ownership will approve a deal today,” Blank said just […]

Blank Thinks the Players Walked Away From a Fair Deal

Falcons owner Arthur Blank wrote another letter to fans on Sunday, providing an update on the status of labor talks, as well as the new rule changes that were voted on during last week’s owners meetings. “During the last day of our mediated discussions on March 11, the NFL clubs put a balanced and fair […]

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