Blank to miss NFL owners meeting over ‘personal business’ matter

Falcons owner Arthur Blank, right, with team president Rich McKay, announced "fan first" menu pricing in 2016 but the cost to get into a Falcons' game in 2017 is hardly "fan first." (Brant Sanderlin / Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

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Falcons owner Arthur Blank, right, with team president Rich McKay, announced "fan first" menu pricing in 2016 but the cost to get into a Falcons' game in 2017 is hardly "fan first." (Brant Sanderlin / Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Falcons owner Arthur Blank will remain in Atlanta to tend to “personal business” and will not attend the NFL owners meetings, according to his spokesperson.

AMB Group chief executive officer Steve Cannon, Falcons president Rich McKay, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn are the team representatives on hand. The meetings run through Wednesday.

The league meeting have a packed agenda of several rule and bylaw changes. McKay will vote for the Falcons in league business matters.

The league’s next owners meeting are May 21-23 in Atlanta.