Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 8/1/12
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Matt Ryan has accomplished a lot in his career. He won the Offensive Rookie of the Year award in 2008, was a Pro Bowl selection in 2010 and has led the Falcons to the playoffs three times in the last four years. So that should make him one of the top 100 players in the NFL, right? Well, not necessarily, because when the league came out with their top 100 list, 13 quarterbacks made the cut but Ryan was not one of them. Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter came to the defense of Ryan Photo Credit: AtlantaFalcons.com and said that he is one of the 10 best quarterbacks in the NFL. He also said that Ryan will prove that he is one of the top quarterbacks in the league this season because of the talent that is on the offensive side of the ball. Ryan has a regular season record of 43-19 which is near the best in NFL history for a starting quarterback in his first four years. He also has a 61 career completion percentage and has 95 career touchdowns. So there is no question he is a g...
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