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- Aug 1, 1997
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- Lafayette, LA
Owner promises to change "team really dramatically"
Maria Saporta & Tim Tucker / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
When the NFL season ends Sunday with the Super Bowl, perhaps no one will be happier to see the football calendar turn than Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank.
With his own franchise devastated by a tumultuous season that saw the quarterback go to prison and the coach bolt for Arkansas, Blank will be in Glendale, Ariz., to watch the undefeated New England Patriots play the New York Giants in football's ultimate game.
But his mind already is on next season and beyond, Blank made clear in a wide-ranging interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Home Depot co-founder gave no indication that the painful setbacks of the past year will alter his approach to the Falcons or his other business and philanthropic pursuits. Full Story – Journal-Constitutionhttp://www.ajc.com/sports/content/sports/falcons/stories/2008/02/01/blank_0203.html