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Fantasy Preview: Atlanta Falcons’ Matt Ryan rated as top-10 QB option

With training camps getting underway this week, 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...
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Projected Falcons 2014 Offensive Starters

The Atlanta Falcons bread and butter during the Mike Smith era, has always been the offense. In this article we will take a look at who the Falcons offensive starters will most likely be. So let’s get started, first up is the leader on the offensive side of the ball.Starting QB – Matt Ryan#459188857 / gettyimages.comMatt Ryan has quietly become one of the league’s best when...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Julio Jones Effect

So I broke down Matt Ryan’s numbers for the five games Julio Jones was on the field and pulled out a few nuggets.#180991127 / gettyimages.comTouchdowns:In the first five games (when Julio played), Ryan threw two touchdowns in each one of those games.In the final eleven games (when Julio didn’t play), Ryan only threw two or more touchdowns in 5 of those games.Ryan tossed approximately...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

4 hopeful headlines: can Matt Ryan win the MVP award?

The 2014 NFL season is exactly six weeks away and we’re ramping up our speculation machine to full throttle here at cover32. If you’re curious to find out what will happen this year and don’t want to go through that whole messy business of waiting to find out, we’ve got you covered. So dim the lights, turn your fog machine on and gaze into the crystal ball. Yoda said it best...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Pro Bowl candidates for the Atlanta Falcons in 2014

The 2014 NFL season is right around the corner and training camp will begin in just a few short weeks. To help prepare you here’s a list of the top five candidates to make the Pro Bowl for the Atlanta Falcons in 2014. 1. Matt Ryan Injuries took away all of Matt Ryan’s best weapons in 2013, but he’s still one of the elite quarterbacks in the NFL. At 29 years old he’s entering...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Quarterbacks who will make a comeback this year

Every year someone in every fantasy league in the country takes a player too high and they turn out to be a bust. Throughout the offseason they convince themselves this is their year. They say things like, “No one is safer than Matt Ryan.” Or, “Mike Wallace is a great fit in Miami.” Or even worse, the fantasy owners who said, “Coach said he is gonna give C.J. Spiller the...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Trade T.J. Yates To Falcons For Akeem Dent

The Houston Texans apparently didn’t actually release backup quarterback T.J. Yates. It turns out they’ve decided to trade him to the Atlanta Falcons for linebacker Akeem Dent. “Once word got out that the Texans would be releasing Yates [on Tuesday], teams started calling to inquire about a trade,” reports. “The Falcons, who would have been fairly close...
Via Gridiron Grit
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan not ranked top-10 QB in the 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...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons news: Seven round mock draft

The countdown to the 2015 NFL Draft is nearing a close, as we are now just down to a matter of days before the selection process officially kicks off at 8 PM in Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The draft, which will be televised on ESPN as well as NFL Network, is followed by a countless number of questions and concerns from analysts and passionate fans alike, which both serve...
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons owner wanted team to stand up for Matt Ryan

One of the Falcons' main priorities this offseason was to get tougher in the trenches, a change in mentality that could be pinpointed to the 2013 season opener against the Saints. In that game, New Orleans safety Kenny Vaccaro applied an illegal hit on Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. Although Vaccaro was penalized and later fined $7,785, Atlanta's offensive line failed...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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