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Matt Ryan says he is not focusing on contract talks as he appears destined to become the NFL's next $100 million quarterback.
The six-year, $66 million contract Ryan signed with Atlanta as a rookie in 1998 expires after the 2013 season. General manager Thomas Dimitroff says the Falcons hope to finalize a new deal with Ryan before the season.
Drew Brees, Tony Romo and Joe Flacco have recently signed five- or six-year deals worth at least $100 million. As the most recent Super Bowl winner, Flacco became the game's highest-paid player with his $120.6 million deal.
Asked Monday at his Matt Ryan Celebrity Am Classic at TPC Sugarloaf if he hopes to have a new deal before the season, Ryan said ''I'm not too worried about it.''
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Matt Ryan held court at his Matt Ryan Celebrity Am Classic at TPC Sugarloaf on Monday.
As he swung the golf clubs, he was relaxed in his tone when it came to his contract status.
Ryan’s $66 million rookie deal will expire at the conclusion of the 2013 season.
The Falcons are desperate for cap space yet the team has indicated that they are working on a new deal for Ryan that...
The Atlanta Falcons, it has to be said, did not put up very impressive numbers, last season, other than their 13-3 regular season record: Quaterback Matt Ryan did his part; throwing for 4,719 yards and 32 touchdowns (plus a single rushing TD). His overall passer rating came in at a respectable 99.1. In the passing game, they ranked 6th overall, but they were 29th in rushing and their...
Matt Ryan isn't focusing on contract talks as he appears destined to become the NFL's next $100 million quarterback.
The six-year, $66 million contract Ryan signed with Atlanta as a rookie in 2008 expires after the 2013 season. General manager Thomas Dimitroff recently said the Falcons hope to finalize a new deal with Ryan before the season.
Ryan said Monday that the timetable...
You would think Atlanta Falcons stud quarterback Matt Ryan would feel some type of way about all these $100 million contracts getting passed out and none of them are for him.
Ryan watched Joe Flacco and Tony Romo cash in at the onset of the NFL off-season. Reports suggest that Aaron Rodgers and Matthew Stafford will get big contracts as well.
So the question now is, where does...
This has been the off-season of the quarterback as $100 million deals are being passed out like water after a basketball game. Everyone seems to be getting in on the fun as Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford seems to be up next to cash in. Interesting though, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (who would certainly warrant $100 million [...]
Arthur Blank's new Atlanta Falcons stadium is a go. Blank tells the AJC "The fun starts now, now that we got past the political process." But will the fun start for the fans once the new stadium is built? Sure it will be nice and shiny but how much is it going to cost the fans?
PSLs, or personal seat licenses, are an ugly part of the game for the fans. They...
The 2012 Atlanta Falcons were a force to be reckoned with in the NFL.With playmakers such as Roddy White, Julio Jones, and Tony Gonzalez catching passes from Matt Ryan, the team had tremendous success through the air.But it was the ground game that left something to be desired.Michael Turner could not muster a 1,000-yard rushing total and showed some of his old age throughout the...
The Falcons offensive line is a bit of a question mark. Especially with the release of RT Tyson Clabo. Presumably Lamar Holmes will play right tackle next year but that leaves the Falcons with a hole at swing/back up left tackle. A hole I assume they will fill in the fourth or fifth round of the draft.
Another position of interest is the guard position. Justin Blalock is...