Found May 23, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
PLAYERS: Matt Ryan
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
Over the last few years the word “elite” seems to define an NFL quarterback. What makes a quarterback elite? It does not seem there are predetermined factors that allow us to give that title to a player. Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons is one of the best young quarterbacks in the game, elite or not. While he might not be elite, to those imaginary standards, Ryan has more regular season wins in his five seasons with the Falcons than any other quarterback in the league... Read more

Ryan contract stalemate puts Falcons in limbo

ATLANTA For months, it seems, the Falcons have tip-toed around the issue of a contract extension for quarterback Matt Ryan. Back in March, following the Falcons' big spending spree on Tony Gonzalez, William Moore, Sam Baker, Steven Jackson and Osi Umenyiora, there was a sense that Ryan was next. Even before that, the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens awarded quarterback...

Atlanta Falcons Shouldn’t Hamper Financial Future for Matt Ryan Extension

Any day now, we will hear about Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan receiving a contract extension worth over $100 million, with probably about a third of that money being guaranteed. Mixed emotions on this one, I can’t deny it. (Continue Reading on

Falcons eyeing Richard Seymour

The Atlanta Falcons are reportedly talking to free agent defensive end Richard Seymour, according to Alex Marvez of and John Manasso of Seymour, advancing in age, but still has some left in the tank, would bring some depth to line. He has 57.5 career sacks and spent the last 4 seasons in Oakland. The question is, how much can the Falcons afford...

Falcons owner would like to sign Matt Ryan to an extension as soon as possible

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank told Albert Breer of the NFL Network that he would like to sign Matt Ryan to an extension as soon as possible. Asked Blank if he’d like to get something done with Ryan before camp, he said he’d like it as soon as possible. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 21, 2013 The Falcons would be smart to get a deal done before this season.  If they...

Tight End Levine Toilolo And Atlanta Falcons Agree To Deal

The Atlanta Falcons and tight end Levine Toilolo have agreed to a four-year deal. Weighing in at a mammoth 6-8/260, the 2013 NFL draft pick will be under the tutelage of veteran Tony Gonzalez. Expect him to make more of an impact in the protection side of things with the increase in his offensive role coming in the later part of this year or more likely in 2014. The post Tight...

Man Wanted by Police For Stealing Falcons Julio Jones’ Rent Check

I hear this isn’t as uncommon as you might think. Apartment complexes sometime hire shady people and those shady people in turn do things like Corey Dajohn Moody. According to policem courtesy of Moody worked at the Preserve at Mill Creek apartment complex where Julio Jones and former Falcons Christopher Owens lived. Moody stole two rent checks one for $1500 from Jones...

Man tried to run rent check scam on Julio Jones

Julio Jones and Chris Owens are in the news. They didn't do anything on or off the field that warrants any negative attention. A 29 year-old Norcross, GA man named Corey Dajohn Moody is a different case altogether. Please click here to read this story The post Man tried to run rent check scam on Julio Jones appeared first on Players View.

2013 Fantasy Football Preview: Atlanta Falcons

How can you not like the Atlanta Falcons’ chances again in the NFC South? How can the Falcons not be worried about the fact they are on the cusp and continually fall short of getting back to the Super Bowl. How can the team that looks like it could be the “Greatest Show on Turf” in this day and age, misfire when it comes to the playoffs and now that it seems the Saints are...

Catching Up On Some Falcons News

It's the dog days of the off-season and we've missed some Falcons news that is worth talking about but maybe not worth three or four separate articles. Let's catch up on some Falcons news together..... Levine Toilolo Signs Thomas Dimitiroff's off-season strategy has worked. He drafted guys with difficult names so that bloggers and beat writers had to...

Falcons Owner Would Like To Get Matt Ryan Locked Up ASAP

Falcons owner Arthur Blank told reporters that he would like to get an extension in place for QB Matt Ryan as soon as possible, per Albert Breer. Blank added that talks are currently in a “good place.” He wouldn’t offer up a timetable as to when a deal could be in place, but he did mention that they would like it done in the “not too distant future.“ Now that Joe Flacco...

As the successor to Bad Newz Kennels’ mastermind, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will soon have his contract extended

With the two sides in a “good place,” Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank wants to extend quarterback Matt Ryan’s contract in the “not too distant future.” Only slightly lagging behind star passers Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees, the 28-year-old Ryan will likely earn a deal worth $18-20 million annually. A two-time Pro Bowl selection, the 6-foot...

Falcons rumors: Atlanta discussing deal with Richard Seymour

The Atlanta Falcons have already made a pair of high-profile free agent acquisitions this offseason, adding running back Stephen Jackson and defensive end Osi Umenyiora. Atlanta is continuing its efforts to bolster their defense, as FOX Sports South is reporting that the Falcons are currently in contract talks with veteran defensive lineman Richard Seymour. It’s not clear how...

Report: Falcons In Contract Talks With DT Richard Seymour

According to Fox Sports South, the Atlanta Falcons and free agent DT Richard Seymour are currently in contract talks. Seymour, 33, has drawn almost no interest this offseason. The Falcons have limited cap space to work with, so he most likely have to agree to something close the veteran’s minimum in terms of salary for this to get done. Atlanta could use some additional interior...

Report: Falcons, Richard Seymour in contract talks

According to FOX Sports South, the Atlanta Falcons and free agent defensive end Richard Seymour are engaged in contract talks. FOX and FOX Sports has learned that Seymour and the Falcons are currently in contract talks, although the Falcons do not have a great deal of salary cap room at this point. It seems like Seymour hasn’t gotten much attention this offseason...

Falcons in talk with four-time Pro Bowl tackle Semyour

By John Manasso, FOX Sports and Alex Marvez, FOX Having already made a major impact in the free-agent market by signing running back Steven Jackson and defensive end Osi Umenyiora, the Atlanta Falcons are continuing to try to beef up their defense in the form of four-time Pro-Bowl tackle Richard Seymour. FOX and FOX Sports has learned that...
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