The Arizona Cardinals announced the death of owner Bill Bidwill on Wednesday. He was 88. Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United owner Arthur Blank released the following statement:
"On behalf of the Atlanta Falcons and my family, our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bidwill family and the Cardinals' franchise at this time of tremendous loss. Bill was a quiet, yet influential man who had a profound impact on our league. Today we not only remember a good man, we remember a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy and a champion for diversity across our league."