Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 5/27/12
QB Matt Ryan (Atlanta) Matt Ryan is nothing, but consistent. And boring. But, you can call it consistent. In 2010, he had 3705 yards, 28 touchdowns, and 9 interceptions. In 2011, 4177 yards, 29 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. He should have a similar season this year, only slightly better as I’m projecting a breakout season from Julio Jones. Projection: 4220 passing yards, 30 passing touchdowns, 10 interceptions, 100 rushing yards, 0 rushing touchdowns (274 pts standard/334 pts in 6 pt TD leagues) RB Michael Turner (Atlanta) There was some talk about the Falcons cutting or trading Turner, who turned 30 this offseason. Instead, they’ll just be reducing his workload, which Mike Smith himself said. The coaching staff is really high on Jacquizz Rodgers, who figures to see more of the field in his 2nd year. Meanwhile, Turner is on the wrong side of 30 and has 300+ carries in 3 of his last 4 seasons. I’ll let someone else overdraft him. Projection: 200 carries 900 rushing yards 10 total...
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