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Atlanta Falcons are considering bringing in OL Jake Long

The Atlanta Falcons are in rough shape in regards to their offensive line. During last week’s pre-season game against the Miami Dolphins, quarterback Matt Ryan was sacked three times during the time he was in. To make matters worse, former first round pick Jake Matthews is hurt along with Lamar Holmes, and Tyler Polumbus. With the team short on bodies, head coach Dan Quinn acknowledged...
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Three players who stood out in the Atlanta Falcons loss to the Miami Dolphins

The Atlanta Falcons’ offensive line struggled against the Miami Dolphins’ defense. The Falcons’ secondary didn’t look that strong, either. The Falcons’ offensive line must get better if they want to protect Matt Ryan this season and have a chance at a decent running game. AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s best owners Five Things: What was learned during week three of...
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Three things to watch for when the Miami Dolphins face off against the Atlanta Falcons

Arguably the biggest game of the preseason, the Dolphins take on the Falcons in their first home game in the newly-renovated Sun Life Stadium. With the starts playing a little over a half (depending on how good each unit looks), the younger guys will have about a half to prove their worth. The Falcons, lead by Matt Ryan, have a high-powered offense but are lacking on defense. So...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons why this season will be special for the Atlanta Falcons

The secret is starting to get out of Atlanta. Usually people, outside of real Falcons fanatics, know that Julio Jones and Matt Ryan are pretty good football players but that is about all. Lately, there are a few others that are taking notice, however reluctantly. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up in terms of general interest Fantasy Preview: The top-75 WRs...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC South QB Rankings: Where Does Matt Ryan Rank?

NFC South QB Ranking: 2 Read Full NFC South QB Rankings While Matt Ryan is arguably one of the best pocket passers in the NFL. Ryan threw for 4,694 yards and 28 touchdowns in 2014 with a 66.1% completion rate. The Falcons QB also threw 14 interceptions in 2014. For the past several seasons, Ryan has had to deal with a shaky offensive line, but his performance has still been up...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White’s surgery could have him slipping to the third receiver slot

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White is expected to have a minor surgery to clean up some loose particles in his elbow, and it could potentially have an impact on his spot in the lineup. While he reportedly is on course to return in time for the Week 1 season opener, the 33-year old wide receiver could be taking a backseat to wideout Leonard Hankerson. Reunited with his offensive...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Jets DL Leonard Williams Sacks Falcons QB Matt Ryan--Again!

The New York Jets have to be strong against the pass if they are going to compete in the AFC East (that Tom Brady guy and Ryan Tannehill are kind of good). Last season they were not too bad ranking 14th in yards allowed (3746), sixth in sacks (45), and tied for last with only six interceptions.Leonard Williams will probably not intercept too many passes, but he will certainly make...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan comes through with second strong preseason performance

Matt Ryan was sharp for the second straight preseason game, leading Atlanta to touchdowns in both of his series in the Falcons' 30-22 loss to the New York Jets on Friday night. Ryan finished 4 of 5 for 75 yards, including a 60-yard completion to fullback Collin Mooney, and a 2-yard touchdown toss to Leonard Hankerson. Rookie Terron Ward also had a 4-yard touchdown run for the Falcons...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Episode 82: A Ryan's dealt

On Thursday's episode of the Fantasy Football Helpers podcast, we mention Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and why he's a strong QB choice in first ever $10 million contest. That's right. They're giving away $10 million total with $2 million going to the first place finisher. Link to original photo  
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Matt Ryan will win MVP in 2015

Just how good is Matt Ryan? That’s a very important question. Is he on the same level as Aaron Rodgers and Andrew Luck? Is he a step below that? Is he not even in the same discussion? AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFC West in 2015 First and 10: The top-10 candidates for Coach of the Year Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier inside linebackers QB...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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