Pressure on Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank

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Four months away from Atlanta Falcons’ season opener against the Minnesota Vikings and all eyes are on the newly constructed offensive line. Arthur Blank has responded to the uproar that he is “restless about the Falcons’ success” but has clarified that he is confident in what Thomas Dimitroff and Dan Quinn have put together.

Falcons owner Arthur Blank says report that he's getting "restless about Falcons" is somewhat out of context. His response via text: "Not at all. Off base...I am always restless to be better. Good is the enemy of great."

— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) May 14, 2019

The debate continues on who the pressure falls on for the Falcons' season success whether its head coach Dan Quinn or owner Arthur Blank. Duane Walker gives his take on why the pressure is solely on Blank.

  • Since 2014, Arthur Blank and other NFL owners are no longer around creating urgency for him to win. To name a few: Lamar Hunt- Kansas City Chiefs, Bob McCain- Houston Texans, and Paul Allen- Seattle Seahawks.
  • Arthur Blank wants to win!
  • It was 2017, Super Bowl 51, the Falcons lead the New England Patriots 28- 3 late in the third quarter. Unfortunately, the Falcons did not pull out a victory for Arthur Blank to receive his first Super Bowl win.
  • Lastly, Atlanta United, which is also owned by Blank, are the 2018 MLS Cup Champions within its second year.