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GM: Mike Smith 'going nowhere'

Updated: November 10, 2013, 11:11 PM ET
By Vaughn McClure | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff made it clear that coach Mike Smith's job remains secure despite the team's 2-7 start.

A report by CBSSports.com linked Jon Gruden to the Falcons job, if it were to open. Gruden currently is ESPN's "Monday Night Football" analyst.

Dimitroff was asked for his response to the report.

"Mike Smith is a hell of a football coach; he's the leader of this team," Dimitroff told ESPN.com. "Mike's going nowhere."

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