Found July 28, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Matt Ryan
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
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Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America Atlanta Falcons fans can now rest easy as the organization and franchise quarterback Matt Ryan agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $103.75 million before training camp began Thursday. This extension includes $59 million guaranteed as well as $63 million for the first three years of the contract making Matt Ryan the second highest paid player in the NFL. So what exactly does this extension mean for the Atlanta Falcons and the upcoming 2013 season? Well, pressure on both QB Matt Ryan and the organization has been relieved allowing both sides to focus on the football side of professional football rather than the meticulous details of the business aspect. These negotiations have been one of the few off the field distractions for the Falcons as fans and observers analyzed every offseason signing as to how it would affect the outcome of Ryan’s extension. Now, the Atlanta Falcons can return to focusing on recovering from another disappoint...
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