Originally written on FF Locker Room  |  Last updated 10/20/14

ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 08: Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons against the Washington Redskins at Georgia Dome on November 8, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Matt Ryan, QB, Atlanta Falcons Player Profile Height/Weight: 6-4/217 Birthdate: 5/17/1985 School: Boston College FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS Matt Ryan enjoyed the best year of his career in 2012 having passed for 4,719 yards and 32 touchdowns. The Atlanta Falcon scored as the seventh best fantasy quarterback and was the last of the good ones as there was a drastic fall off in fantasy output with the remainder of the class. Being blessed with two of the best young wide receivers in the game and one of the best tight ends, Ryan is filthy rich in surrounding talent. That should remain the same in 2013 as long as Tony Gonzalez does not decide to retire which is a big possibility. One key thing going for Ryan is that he enters his contract  year. While it is not a scientific fact, it definitely seems as if players perform at a higher level during contract years compared to non-contract years. Adding in the fact that the running game for Atlanta is mediocre at best, there is a great chance ...
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