Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/1/12
Matt Ryan has firmly cemented himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL with his stunning come-from-behind victory against Cam Newton and the Panthers on Sunday.  Ryan came into this game as the highest-rated QB in the league while leading the Falcons to an undefeated record of 3-0. Many thought the Falcons would easily run and throw all over the Panthers in this game.  If you look at the offensive stats for this game, it would seem that they did. Matty Ice threw for 369 yards and 3 touchdowns.  Turner eclipsed the 100 yard mark for the first time this year while also adding a his first career reception touchdown on a screen-pass that went 60 yards.  Roddy White led the way with 8 catches for 169 yards and 2 touchdowns.When you see these stats, one might think that the game was a blowout with the Falcons winning by at least two scores.  That was not the case, however, for the Matt Ryan led Falcons.  Cam Newton and the Panthers gave it everything they had and pushed the Falc...
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