Flowery Branch, Ga.-- The Atlanta Falcons today hired Steve Sabo as an area scout.
Sabo joins the Falcons after spending the previous 11 seasons with the Cleveland Browns. He served as the club's Senior Director of Pro Personnel in 2009 and was responsible for scouting NFL teams and assisted with advance scouting of upcoming opponents. In addition to his scouting responsibilities, he played a role in the acquisition of unrestricted free agents and preparation for the NFL Draft.
"We are excited about the addition of Steve to our scouting department," said General Manager Thomas Dimitroff. "Steve has15 years of scouting experience and possess an adept scouting perspective that we feel will mesh well with our scouting philosophy and scouting department."
Prior to his time with the Browns, Sabo spent five years with the New Orleans Saints as an administrative assistant (1994-96) and as a pro scout from (1996-98).