Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/2/12
Hello and welcome to the NFL awards for the first quarter of the NFL season, where the best and worst performances of the season are highlighted.And even though the season is only 25 percent completed (Jason Garrett Note: It's a process), here are the things we loved, hated, and shook our heads over during the season's first month.Let's begin...The "MVP of the first quarter" award goes to Matt RyanThe unheralded quarterback of the Falcons has often been just that for a reason, but not this year. That will often happen when you lead your team to a 4-0 start.Of course, since we are only a month into the season, things are bound to change for this often moribund franchise, but while they have yet to take the last stop in Red Ball's famed "process", Ryan has already made history as the first Falcons quarterback to lead them to consecutive postseason appearances. Now he just needs to work on getting some wins once he leads them there again this year.The "surprise team of the first quarte...
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