Ed Driscoll


BOBBY BEATHARD TO FALCONS: AP says that Bobby Beathard, who served as general manager with Washington and San Diego and director of player personnel for Miami will serve as adviser to the Atlanta Falcons’ new owner, Arthur Blank.

In his role as senior adviser, Beathard will advise and counsel on organizational structure, philosophy, systems and execution of football operations in the areas of college and pro player evaluation, athletic training and equipment, medical programs, information systems and salary cap management.

Even with Beathard on board, Blank will continue to search for a general manager for the Falcons.