27 Facts About Scott Pioli


Scott Pioli was born on March 31,1965 and is an American football executive who most recently worked as the Assistant General Manager for the Atlanta Falcons.


Scott Pioli was an NFL analyst for NBC Sports' Football Night in America, NBC Sports Network's Pro Football Talk, Sirius XM NFL Radio and the NFL Network.


Scott Pioli previously served as a front office executive for the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets, New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs.


Scott Pioli grew up in Washingtonville, New York and attended Washingtonville High School, where he played linebacker and defensive line before graduating in 1983.


Scott Pioli was a three-time Division II All-New England selection as a defensive tackle.


Scott Pioli served as a graduate assistant with the Syracuse football team from 1988 to 1989.


In 1992, Scott Pioli was hired as a pro personnel assistant by Bill Belichick, then the head coach of the Cleveland Browns.

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In Cleveland, Scott Pioli was responsible for the evaluation of both college prospects and veteran free agents, as well as negotiating various player contracts.


In 1997, Scott Pioli rejoined Belichick and was hired by the New York Jets as the team's Director of Pro Personnel.


When Belichick accepted the Patriots' head coaching position in 2000, Scott Pioli became vice president of player personnel.


Scott Pioli was regularly recognized for his ability to build a team, not simply collecting individual talent, helping to make the Patriots a "model franchise".


Scott Pioli worked in close coordination with Belichick, bringing players to the Patriots who fit into the framework of the club's team concept.


Also, Scott Pioli earned a contract extension in 2005 after being pursued by several NFL teams to become general manager.


The Chiefs confirmed that Scott Pioli was hired on January 13,2009.


Scott Pioli was introduced at a press conference in Kansas City the following day.


On January 23,2009, Scott Pioli fired head coach Herman Edwards.


Scott Pioli was the first person to confront Jovan Belcher on December 1,2012.


Scott Pioli walked to the entrance of the team's practice area, adjoining Arrowhead, pointing to where Belcher had a gun pointed at his head.


Scott Pioli was hired as the assistant GM of the Falcons on January 22,2014.


Scott Pioli is the youngest and one of only three NFL executives to win the Sporting News NFL Executive of the Year Award in consecutive years, a feat he accomplished after winning the award for the second straight year following the 2004 season.


Mia was born in 2003 while Scott Pioli was in New England.


Scott Pioli currently serves on the board of directors for various non-profit foundations including The Alliance Theater in Atlanta and College for Every Student, a national non-profit organization that partners with public schools in high-need communities to raise student aspirations and performance.


Scott Pioli has established and endowed scholarships at his alma mater, Central Connecticut State University for students that have been named CFES Scholars.


Scott Pioli still serves as Advisory Council Member of the NFL's Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship, helping to make the NFL a more diverse and inclusive league.


Scott Pioli served on the NFL's General Managers' Advisory Committee, providing advice and counsel to the NFL Football Operations department on the integrity of the game and possible areas for improvement.

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Scott Pioli was a member of the NFL's CEC Executive Working Group, a subcommittee of the Management Council Executive Committee.


Scott Pioli was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 2014.