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McKay staying with Falcons as president
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ATLANTA — Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay has signed a new five-year contract that runs through June 2015.

Falcons owner Arthur Blank announced the deal after a 31-3 victory Sunday over Buffalo. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Blank removed McKay's duties as general manager and his control of player personnel after the Falcons' disastrous 2007 season included the imprisonment of quarterback Michael Vick and the abrupt resignation of coach Bobby Petrino.

Thomas Dimitroff took over as GM while McKay began exploring potential sites and financial arrangements for a new Falcons stadium in metro Atlanta.

McKay originally joined the Falcons as team president-GM in December 2003 after leaving Tampa Bay.

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