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Falcons Struggle Against Bengals in 24-10 Pounding

Matt Ryan was under duress for a large portion of the afternoon. (Michael Conroy) The Atlanta Falcons were riding high after a big divisional win over the New Orleans Saints in the season opener. Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals brought the Falcons back down to Earth a bit. The Falcons lost 24-10 to the Bengals, but the game wasn’t nearly as close as the final score...
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Atlanta Falcons Week 2 tilt with Cincinnati named top-5 game to watch

Now that we’ve seen every team in the NFL play a meaningful game, it’s easier to figure out which ones are worth watching in Week 2. In addition, it also helps us make decisions about which games to skip. Which match-ups this week fall into each category? To see the “Fab Five” – the best games on the docket – for Week 2, CLICK HERE. You may also be interested in:Atlanta...
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Atlanta Falcons’ Matt Ryan moves up in Week 2 QB rankings after strong debut

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Two Falcons are named NFC Players of the Week

Today the NFL announced their players of the week, and two Atlanta Falcons were named on the list.  NFC Offensive Player of the week was Matt Ryan. Ryan had a career day against New Orleans, becoming the Falcons all-time leader in touchdown passes (156) while also setting the franchise record for total passing yards in a […] The post Two Falcons are named NFC Players of the Week...
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Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan named biggest hero from Week 1

This time around, the performances actually mattered. It wasn’t about auditioning for a job. It wasn’t about fine-tuning and preparation. It was about posting results that would count, written in the record books and into the standings in pen. Some players and teams got off to a great start. Others, sputtered out of the gate. That has plenty of folks feeling optimistic just one...
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Crazy, stupid person starts Tony Romo over Matt Ryan in fantasy football

Yesterday Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had a game for the ages against the New Orleans Saints in the 2014 season opener. Ryan connected on 31 of 42 passing attempts for 448 yards and three touchdowns. His final quarterback rating ended up at a completely ridiculous 128.8. The 448 was a career high, and he needed every single one of them. Atlanta trailed 20-10 at halftime...
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Atlanta Falcons upend Saints 37-34 in overtime

In what turned out to be one of the biggest surprises of the opening Sunday of NFL football, the Atlanta Falcons defended the Georgia Dome in impressive fashion, beating their NFC South rival New Orleans Saints 37-34 in a close contest that required overtime. The Georgia Dome was electric as the Falcons upended the Saints Coming off of a 4-12 campaign one year ago, expectations were...
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Matt Ryan Has A Monster Day In OT Win

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was a fantasy monster Sunday, throwing for 448 yards and three scores without an interception.Fantasy Spin:Ryan was sacked just one time as his offensive line, a weak point last season, held up against the Saints. If they can continue to give Ryan protection, he's going to do a lot more damage with his three high-quality targets (Julio Jones, Roddy...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan went off today throwing for 448 yards

Today Matt Ryan may have put up the most impressive performance of his career. Matt Ryan was hitting every player in stride and led his team to a huge win over the Saints. Throwing for a franchise-record 448 yards and showing some rarely used mobility to keep plays going, Ryan led the Falcons to a […] The post Matt Ryan went off today throwing for 448 yards appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Atlanta Falcons: Winners and losers in training camp

It is finally August. NFL football is back in action. The 2014 NFL Hall of Fame Game kicked off the preseason schedule, and many teams begin preseason play tonight for what should be a very exciting year for NFL Football. For the Atlanta Falcons, it has been a training camp filled with excitement, progression and injuries. With their first game tonight against the Miami Dolphins...
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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