I don't think players want to see 15 yards thrown on their team as a penalty and come to the sidelines and face their coachNFL sets openers; mulls TD 'celebrations' Mar 29, 2004
Our intent going into free agency was to try and add a veteran receiver who had started in the leagueFalcons sign free agent receiver Dez White Mar 23, 2004
Jason fits the mold of what we are trying to create on defenseFalcons sign Jason Webster Mar 05, 2004
Todd has been a consistent starter for the Falcons and eliminates an immediate need at the starting center positionFalcons re-sign Todd McClure Mar 03, 2004
We had this discussion for a number of years. We felt like this year's proposal -- which we called modified sudden death -- was really an opportunity to make what we think is a pretty good ruleNFL institutes new playoff OT rules Mar 23, 2010
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.