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WATCH: Falcons owner Arthur Blank on firing head coach Arthur Smith

The Atlanta Falcons relieved Arthur Smith of his head coach duties on Sunday evening following the team’s blowout loss to the New Orleans Saints.

Team owner Arthur Blank and CEO Rich McKay addressed Smith’s dismissal during a Monday afternoon press conference. Watch live, as shared by the team’s YouTube channel below.

NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons safety Richie Grant (27) makes a tackle…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons safety Richie Grant (27) makes a tackle against New Orleans Saints running back Kendre Miller (25) during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Kendre Miller (25) reacts…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Kendre Miller (25) reacts to m aligns. First down against Atlanta Falcons safety Jessie Bates III (3) during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) scrambles out…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) scrambles out the pocket against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi looks…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi looks on against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Rashid Shaheed (22) reacts…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Rashid Shaheed (22) reacts to making first down catch against Atlanta Falcons cornerback Clark Phillips III (34) during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Rashid Shaheed (22) makes…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Rashid Shaheed (22) makes a first down against Atlanta Falcons cornerback Clark Phillips III (34) and safety Richie Grant (27) during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) hands off to…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) hands off to running back Bijan Robinson (7) against the New Orleans Saints during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) passes against the…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) passes against the New Orleans Saints during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) hands off to…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) hands off to running back Bijan Robinson (7) against the New Orleans Saints during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) against the…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) against the…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) looks on…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) looks on against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Derek Carr #4 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Derek Carr #4 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after a touchdown in the first half at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Derek Carr #4 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Derek Carr #4 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after a touchdown in the first half at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Derek Carr #4 of the New Orleans Saints hands off…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Derek Carr #4 of the New Orleans Saints hands off to Kendre Miller #25 of the New Orleans Saints in the first quarter at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Desmond Ridder #9 of the Atlanta Falcons throws the ball…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Desmond Ridder #9 of the Atlanta Falcons throws the ball in the first half at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: A.T. Perry #17 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: A.T. Perry #17 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after a touchdown reception in the first quarter at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Desmond Ridder #9 of the Atlanta Falcons looks to pass…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Desmond Ridder #9 of the Atlanta Falcons looks to pass in the first half at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: James Hurst #74 of the New Orleans Saints recovers a…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: James Hurst #74 of the New Orleans Saints recovers a fumble in the first quarter at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Kendre Miller #25 of the New Orleans Saints runs the…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Kendre Miller #25 of the New Orleans Saints runs the ball for a touchdown in the second quarter at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Paulson Adebo #29 of the New Orleans Saints looks on…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Paulson Adebo #29 of the New Orleans Saints looks on in the tunnel before the game at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Kendre Miller #25 of the New Orleans Saints runs the…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Kendre Miller #25 of the New Orleans Saints runs the ball for a touchdown in the second quarter at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Atlanta Falcons v New Orleans Saints

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Desmond Ridder #9 of the Atlanta Falcons throws a pass…

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 07: Desmond Ridder #9 of the Atlanta Falcons throws a pass in the first half at Caesars Superdome on January 07, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Detailed view of the NFL football during warmups before…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Detailed view of the NFL football during warmups before the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons punter Bradley Pinion (13) during warmups against…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons punter Bradley Pinion (13) during warmups against New Orleans Saints the at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank during warmups against the…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank during warmups against the…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) during warmups against…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson (84) during warmups…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson (84) during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons tight end John FitzPatrick (87) during warmups…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons tight end John FitzPatrick (87) during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons safety Richie Grant (27) and cornerback A.J.…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons safety Richie Grant (27) and cornerback A.J. Terrell (24) during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons cornerback Tre Flowers (33) during warmups against…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons cornerback Tre Flowers (33) during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons safety Richie Grant (27) during warmups against…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons safety Richie Grant (27) during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts (8) during warmups…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts (8) during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver KhaDarel Hodge (12) during warmups…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver KhaDarel Hodge (12) during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Detailed view of the New Orleans Saints helmet during…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Detailed view of the New Orleans Saints helmet during warmups against the Atlanta Falcons at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons safety Micah Abernathy (29) during warmups against…

Jan 7, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Atlanta Falcons safety Micah Abernathy (29) during warmups against the New Orleans Saints at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

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