Found July 26, 2013 on Outside the Redzone:
PLAYERS: Matt Ryan
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
Since being selected third overall in the 2008 NFL Draft, quarterback Matt Ryan has been a member of the Atlanta Falcons and that doesn’t look to be something that changes anytime soon. On Thursday, the Falcons gave Ryan a five-year extension worth nearly $104 million with nearly $60 million guaranteed. In 2012, Ryan passed for [...]

Report: Atlanta Falcons extend Matt Ryan with $103.75 million deal

The Atlanta Falcons and Matt Ryan have spent the offseason discussing his contract extension. They got it done as Ryan heads into training camp. Ryan was entering the final year of his rookie deal after posting a .628 winning percentage over his first five seasons with a record an overall record of 57-26. Please click here to read this story. The post Report: Atlanta Falcons...

Falcons, Ryan agree on 5-year contract extension

Pro Bowl quarterback Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension. Falcons spokesman Reggie Roberts said Thursday that the deal was being finalized as Ryan led the offense through practice Thursday on the first day of training camp. A person familiar with the situation says Ryan's extension is for $103.75 million deal, with $59 million...

Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons Finalize Five-Year, $103.75 Million Contract Extension

The Atlanta Falcons just made quarterback Matt Ryan a very wealthy man. The Falcons and Ryan have agreed to a five-year, $103.75 million contract extension, $59 million of which is guaranteed, the team announced on Thursday. His guaranteed money now trails only rival NFC South quarterback Drew Brees, who is making $60 million after signing an extension in 2012. Ryan’s contract...

Matt Ryan signs new deal worth over $100 mil

The Falcons have signed quarterback Matt Ryan to a five-year contract that's worth over $100 million, according to both ESPN and Pro Football Talk. Ryan will now average over $20 million per year with his new deal. All eyes have been on Ryan since Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, drafted in the same year, signed his $120.6 million deal earlier this offseason.

Matt Ryan, Falcons agree on $103.75M deal extension

Several teams have locked up franchise quarterbacks ahead of training camp this year. Add the Atlanta Falcons to that list.'s Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that Matt Ryan and the Falcons have agreed on a five-year extension worth $103.75 million. The deal includes $59 million guaranteed and $63 million in the first three years. ESPN's Chris Mortensen was the first...

Falcons enter camp with draft picks signed, not Ryan

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. The Atlanta Falcons finished up one minor signing and one fairly significant signing on Wednesday, the eve of training camp, while one major contract extension remains in limbo. Seventh-round pick Sean Renfree, a quarterback out of Duke, signed on Wednesday as did first-round pick Desmond Trufant, a cornerback out of Washington who is favored to start. Since...

Falcons Sign Matt Ryan To Five Year $103 Million Deal, $59 Million Guaranteed

It is now Matt Ryan’s turn to cash in. Chris Mortensen is reporting that the Falcons and Ryan are close to finalizing a five year $100 million extension. As expected, #Falcons and QB Matt Ryan are finalizing 5-year contract extension that will exceed $100 million when done — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) July 25, 2013 update: *** Adam Schefter is reporting that Ryan will get...

Atlanta Falcons Sign Matt Ryan To 5-Year Extension

Congratulations are in order for Matt Ryan who just signed a 5-year, $103.75 million extension that will run through the 2018 season, $59 million of which is guaranteed. That is quite a bit of money, but considering the aging of Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Tom Brady, in a season or two Ryan could be widely considered a top-5 quarterback in the NFL. He lacks superior arm strength...

Report: Falcons Finalizing Contract Extension With QB Matt Ryan

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that the Falcons are finalizing a contract extension with QB Matt Ryan. Mortensen adds that Ryan will receive a five-year extension worth over $100 million.  Previous reports indicated that Ryan could receive as much as $50 million guaranteed with base salaries $18-$22 million annually. If Mortensen’s $100 million is accurate, it appears...

Report: Falcons sign Matt Ryan to a five-year, $103 million contract extension

Well that we quick.  We just reported that the Falcons and Matt Ryan were finalizing a new contract. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Falcons have signed Ryan to a five-year, $103 million contract. Ryan deal is done with 5 year ext at $103,750 million, $59 million guaranteed, $63 mill in first 3 years, $20.75 mill average per — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) July 25,...

Sam Bradford: Matt Ryan’s new contract should have St. Louis Rams QB licking his chops

As the St. Louis Rams enter Day 3 of the organization’s 2013 training camp, reports have been very good regarding how the team looks, particularly when it comes to discussing the early chemistry between former No. 1 overall pick, quarterback Sam Bradford and this year’s No. 8 overall pick, wide receiver Tavon Austin Bradford has wowed on-goers with a bevy of deep passes and completions...

Reports: Falcons, QB Ryan agree to 103M extension

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Minutes before the Atlanta Falcons opened training camp on Thursday, the team agreed to a lucrative contract extension with Pro Bowl quarterback Matt Ryan. Multiple sources reported the five-year extension includes guaranteed money of 59 million over the first three years. FOX Sports information guru Jay Glazer tweeted that he ran into Ryan minutes before the...

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Now The 15th Highest-Paid Player In The NFL

Despite only winning one playoff game in five attempts, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan received a five-year, $103.75 million contract extension on Thursday that makes him the second-highest paid player in the league. Ryan, who is heading into his sixth season in the league, has $59 million of his new deal guaranteed, and he will [...] Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Now The...
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