Thomas is a really bright football mind who comes out of the most successful franchise in sports todayTom Dimitroff named GM of Atlanta Falcons Jan 13, 2008
We don't do this in some way that is spiteful at allBattle looms over Vick signing bonuses Aug 28, 2007
We think instant replay has been an accepted part of our game now for a number of yearsNFL makes instant replay permanent Apr 12, 2007
It was a priority for us to retain Brian Finneran and we're happy that we have gotten this deal accomplishedFalcons re-sign receiver Fenneran Mar 13, 2006
It's part of our plan to keep the core of our football team together and Kynan Forney is a young player who will continue to get better under the coaching of (assistant head coach and offensive line coach) Alex GibbsForney signs contract extension Aug 26, 2004
Rich McKay (born March 16, 1959 in Eugene, Oregon) is the president and former general manager of the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was the general manager of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers when they won Super Bowl XXXVII.
McKay is the son of the late John McKay, who was the Buccaneers' first head coach. McKay was a ball boy for the Buccaneers when his father was the head coach. While his father was head coach at USC in Los Angeles, McKay played quarterback at Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, CA. When John McKay took the Tampa Bay job he moved his family, including son Rich, to Florida where McKay played quarterback his senior year at Jesuit High School of Tampa the 1976 - 1977 season. McKay earned his bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1981 and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1984. Prior to entering the NFL, McKay was an attorney with the Tampa law firm of Hill, Ward, and Henderson. McKay and his wife, Terrin, have two sons, Hunter and John.
As general manager for the Buccaneers from 1993 to 2003, McKay directed six teams that reached the NFC playoffs and one team that won a Super Bowl title. In 1996, McKay hired Tony Dungy as head coach, and in 1999 the Bucs played in the NFC Championship Game.