Old friend and Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff, who’s also a Belichick disciple, reached out to Pioli and hired him to serve as assistant GM for Atlanta on January 22, 2014.
It’s hard to criticize Bill Belichick as a head coach, but one thing he’s caught flack for recently is his ability to draft and select talent. As we’re all well aware, it was under Scott Pioli that the Patriots won 3 championships in 4 years.
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Felger wants to know: was there any mention of bringing Pioli back to New England? If not, would he have considered a return? The conversation was never had between he and the Patriots, and his familiarity with the Falcons staff was too good to pass up.
“I enjoyed the media stuff, but the Falcons have a power structure in place that I was comfortable with "
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