Report: Falcons have new contract for GM Dimitroff

The Atlanta Falcons are set to announce a multi-year contract extension for the man responsible for reshaping the organization.

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that the club will announce a new deal for general manager Thomas Dimitroff.

The Falcons have flourished under Dimitroff, who took over in 2007. Of course, being able to select a quarterback like Matt Ryan always helps the rebuilding process, but the team has succeeded and the Falcons were the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs this past season. Atlanta has enjoyed three consecutive winning seasons for the first time in franchise history, per Ledbetter.

The Falcons signed coach Mike Smith to a three-year extension on Feb. 3 and it was only a matter of time before Dimitroff got new paper too.

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