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One fan has a radical solution (gulp) to Oregon’s coaching woes

A “Voice of the Fan” article by Matt Bryant ARLINGTON, TX – JANUARY 12: Pensive, glib or evasive, Mark Helfrich hasn’t had enough answers on the sideline as Oregon coach (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images) Coach Helfrich can’t win without an all-star magician under center. That’s what Vernon Adams and Marcus Mariota were: one-of-a kind play-makers. This season was...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Falcons Place Kicker Matt Bryant on Injured Reserve

The Falcons placed kicker Matt Bryant on injured reserve on Friday. Bryant injured his right quad in practice earlier this season. The 14-year veteran converted nine of his twelve field goal attempts in seven games this season.   Kicker Shayne Graham signed with the Falcons shortly after Bryant injured his quad. Graham is 5/5 on field goals this season, including a...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Place K Matt Bryant On Season-Ending I.R. & Promote NT Joey Mbu

The Atlanta Falcons announced Friday that they’ve placed K Matt Bryant on season-ending injured reserve with a quad issue. The Falcons also promoted NT Joey Mbu to their active roster. This means that Shayne Graham will be the Falcons’ kicker for the remainder of the 2015 season. Bryant, 40, signed a three-year, $8.5 million contract that included $1 million guaranteed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins defender hurts himself on chest bump gone wrong (video)

Washington Redskins safety Trenton Robinson was thrilled when Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant missed a 48-yard field goal at the end of the first half of Sunday’s game. Robinson decided to celebrate, especially since his team was out in front with an insurmountable 7-3 lead. Clearly, there was no chance the Falcons were going to come back and win. So, Robinson jumped up to chest...
Via The Sports Daily
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Bryant ranked as one of the best kickers in the NFL

Matt Bryant has been killer in recent years for the Atlanta Falcons, which means it's time to throw some love his way. According to a recent breakdown by Gordon McGuinness of Pro Football Focus, Bryant ranks as one of the top kickers in the entire NFL in terms of consistency.When breaking down the kickers, McGuinness included a chart which pointed out that Bryant went 100 percent...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Bryant talks about impact of new PAT rule on cold-weather games

While there's been much talk about the impact that the new PAT rule will have on the upcoming NFL season, Matt Bryant of the Atlanta Falcons looked at things from a bit of a different perspective.In a story by Vaughn McClure of ESPN, Bryant talked about the potential impact that the extra points could have on the cold-weather games later in the season.“I think the one thing it...
Via Fox Sports
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons sign kicker Matt Bryant to contract extension

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have signed kicker Matt Bryant to a contract extension. Bryant could have been an unrestricted free agent. Bryant, who joined the Falcons in 2010, was successful on 29 of 32 field-goal attempts last season. He led the NFL with seven field goals of 50 yards or longer. Since joining the Falcons, Bryant has made 88.6 percent of his field-goal attempts...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons lead NFC South despite 4-6 record

There was no way this was happening again. The Atlanta Falcons were up 19-17 in the waning seconds of Sunday’s game at Carolina. As Panthers kicker Graham Gano lined up on the 46-yard line to attempt a 63-yard field goal to cap yet another Falcons’ blown lead in the fourth quarter, Falcons’ fans had all but happy thoughts in their heads. It’s blocked. Rookie defensive lineman...
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons’ Matt Bryant ranked 14th best kicker fantasy option

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Atlanta Falcons K Matt Bryant not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Falcons
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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