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  1. Arthur Blank offers thoughts on rookies

    Vaughn McClure

    The Atlanta Falcons should get a better idea about their nine drafted rookies when they join the veterans for organized team activities next week. Team owner Arthur Blank is impressed with what he's seen of the draftees so far, but he also tempere...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  2. Arthur Blank wants draft in Atlanta, too

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank has made clear his desire to host the 2019 Super Bowl, but there's another league-wide event Blank wants in Atlanta. The NFL continues to have discussions about the possibility of moving the draft from New York t...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  3. Arthur Blank: We love Roddy and Julio

    Vaughn McClure

    ATLANTA -- Coach Mike Smith said Julio Jones will be an Atlanta Falcon for a long, long time. Falcons owner Arthur Blank agreed. When asked about the team's intentions of signing Jones and fellow receiver Roddy White to extensions, Blank didn't he...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  4. Minneapolis Super Bowl good for Atlanta

    Vaughn McClure

    ATLANTA -- Falcons owner Arthur Blank has made known his intentions to host a Super Bowl in Atlanta in 2019, and his chances of doing so have increased. The construction of a new stadium was a key factor in the city of Minneapolis being awarded t...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  5. Jones praises Blank's stadium efforts

    Vaughn McClure

    ATLANTA -- While Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank prepared for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new $1.2 billion stadium on Monday, another NFL owner praised Blank's vision in bringing a new sports and entertainment venue to Atlanta. Dallas Cow...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  6. Brother of Roddy White of Atlanta Falcons shot to death in South ...

    Vaughn McClure

    The half-brother of Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was shot to death outside of a James Island, South Carolina, nightclub early Saturday morning.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  7. Umenyiora appreciates soccer in Atlanta

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank wasn't just trying to appeal to the gathered crowd when he talked about veteran defensive end Osi Umenyiora being born with a soccer ball in his crib. As Blank stood at the podium Wednesday to introduce his new M...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  8. Atlanta introduced as 22nd franchise in MLS

    Jeff Carlisle

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  9. Matt Ryan of Atlanta Falcons appreciates owner's support but won'...

    Vaughn McClure

    Matt Ryan refused to criticize his teammates for not coming to his defense in last year's season opener, but the Atlanta Falcons quarterback understands why the incident annoyed team owner Arthur Blank.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  10. Give Blank credit for speaking mind

    Vaughn McClure

    The Falcons made a couple roster moves on Tuesday and added some help at safety and cornerback. But the changes in the defensive backfield were a secondary topic of conversation, thanks to team owner Arthur Blank. It was Blank who grabbed the atte...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  11. MLS moving toward deal on Atlanta expansion team

    Associated Press

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  12. Hard hit on Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons quarterback, bothered Arth...

    Vaughn McClure

    A play from last season might serve as motivation as Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank strives to bring more toughness out of his team in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  13. Arthur Blank pleased with free-agent haul

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank took a moment to talk about the state of his team during the owners' meetings in Orlando. He addressed a variety of issues with reporter Calvin Watkins, including the free-agent additions made over the p...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  14. Peters agrees Falcons need to get tougher

    Vaughn McClure

    When he addressed the media after the regular season, Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank made it clear how he felt about his team's toughness -- or lack of it. "I think, at the end of the day, if I asked you ... give me a brief definition of what ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  15. Kiper Mock Draft 1.0: Atlanta Falcons

    Vaughn McClure

    After finishing the season at 4-12, the Atlanta Falcons find themselves holding the sixth pick in this year's NFL draft. Team owner Arthur Blank, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and coach Mike Smith all made it very clear that the Falcons need to...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  16. Arthur Blank felt Matt Ryan's pain

    Vaughn McClure

    It was rather obvious how much Matt Ryan was banged around during the 2013 season. The physical beating the $100 million Atlanta Falcons quarterback absorbed didn't go unnoticed by Arthur Blank. The team owner explained the situation from his pers...

    Blog | January 07, 2014