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Pioli leaves Falcons' organization

May 16, 2019 - 2:24 pm

The Atlanta Falcons announced Thursday that assistant general manager Scott Pioli has stepped away from the organization:

“We understand and respect the decision Scott, Dallas and their family have come to today and wish them nothing but the best. Over the last five years Scott has not only provided tremendous value to me, but to the entire the Falcons organization. He is a dear friend and will be missed within our organization. We are continuing to assess the structure within our organization and move forward with our next steps.”

Statement from Scott Pioli on his departure from the Falcons Thursday.

“After careful consideration and ongoing dialogue with Thomas over the past year I have decided to step away from my position as the Assistant General Manager of the Atlanta Falcons to pursue other potential opportunities. I want to thank both Arthur and Thomas for bringing my family and I here in 2014.

“When I accepted this position more than five years ago, we all believed this would likely be a two or three-year working relationship. I came in to work closely with Thomas on personnel structure, processes and decisions. I loved the concept, was confident I could provide value and have enjoyed the challenge.

“Now, after more than five years with the Falcons, I am ready for a change. I want to thank all of my co-workers at Flowery Branch as it has truly been an honor to be a part of this organization and I am thankful to have been a part of this football team and the Falcons family.”