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  1. Patriots ties reunite in Atlanta

    Mike Reiss

    In a move with Patriots ties, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff announced the hiring of Scott Pioli as assistant general manager on Wednesday. Dimitroff, of course, was the former Patriots director of college scouting working under Pioli, w...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  2. On Belichick and trading up for Julio Jones

    Mike Reiss

    In Michael Holley's book "War Room: The Legacy of Bill Belichick and the Art of Building the Perfect Team," Holley details the rise of the Patriots under Belichick, while weaving in how former assistants Scott Pioli and Thomas Dimitroff went on to ru...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  3. Beyond the 1st round: QBs & hand size

    Mike Reiss

    When evaluating quarterbacks for their system, the Patriots look closely at hand size. Bigger is better. Former Patriots vice president of player personnel Scott Pioli, on a panel at the MIT Sloan Analytics Conference this year, explained how the ...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  4. Pioli talks Brady, Pats on Sirius

    Mike Reiss

    Former Patriots Vice President of Player Personnel Scott Pioli was a guest on Sirius XM NFL Radio on Monday, appearing on an afternoon show with Bruce Murray and Rich Gannon. As noted previously, Pioli's appearances are of particular note from this p...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  5. Pioli opines on Pats' approach with Welker

    Mike Reiss

    Scott Pioli knows a thing or two about the Patriots' negotiating approach from his nine years with the organization, and here is his take on Wes Welker and the Patriots (via NFL Network): "I think what has been proven time and time again is that t...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  6. Retiring Vrabel thanks Belichick, Pioli

    Mike Reiss

    In announcing his retirement today, former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel singled out Bill Belichick and Scott Pioli. Vrabel's statement: "I am extremely appreciative of the teammates, coaches, and great fans who surrounded me during my NFL ca...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  7. Changing face of Pats at corner

    Mike Reiss

    Three years ago, when discussing what the Patriots look for in cornerbacks, then-VP of Player Personnel Scott Pioli touched on the importance of change of direction. "Part of it is that the bigger a player gets - the taller or longer sometimes a p...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  8. Super memories for Pats contingent

    Mike Reiss

    NEW ORLEANS -- Just a few moments ago, Patriots coach Bill Belichick and former Patriots Vice President of Player Personnel Scott Pioli (now Chiefs general manager) were chatting in a hallway here at the Roosevelt, which is hosting the NFL's annual m...

    Blog | March 21, 2011
  9. Scott Pioli has an impressive memory

    Mike Reiss

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Scott Pioli has a little bite to him when it comes to dealing with the media. Like his father-in-law, Bill Parcells, it's mostly good-natured ribbing. As Pioli stepped off the podium after his news conference at the Combine, the fo...

    Blog | February 26, 2011
  10. Mike Reiss: It's a little early to coronate Rex Ryan, New York Je...

    Mike Reiss

    The Jets have made some bold offseason moves, but haven't won anything yet.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2010
  11. Vince Wilfork's talks with the New England Patriots could be guid...

    Mike Reiss

    Vince Wilfork's talks with the Patriots could be impacted by Casey Hampton.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  12. NFL combine quick hits, Part III

    Mike Reiss

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Sights, sounds and picked-up pieces through a Patriots-like lens at the NFL combine: 1. Former Patriots vice president of player personnel Scott Pioli was asked if the Patriots' style of 3-4 defense, which his Chiefs also run, migh...

    Blog | February 25, 2010