Found August 02, 2014 on Route4Sports:
PLAYERS: Matt Ryan
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
Raise your hand if you picked the Atlanta Falcons to do big things last year. . . Come on now, it wasn’t just me. The Atlanta Falcons seemed to become depleted on both sides of the line of scrimmage and got hit with the injury bug, which ultimately made future Hall of Famer, Tony Gonzalez’ last season – a forgettable one.Quarterback Matt Ryan is the glue for this team and although last season was by far his worst, it was one that should help in his growth as the franchise QB of the Falcons. With a season ending injury to Julio Jones and Roddy White battling injuries all season long, his options at wideout were limited. Even running back Steven Jackson, was riddled with injuries all season long so Ryan couldn’t rely on a strong running game either. Add to the fact that the offensive line was about as strong as a lamp-shade – the fact that Ryan was still able to throw for over 4500 yards last season is remarkable. Matt Ryan’s talents were never questioned, but his toughness and leader...
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