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Falcons QB: Showdown with Saints just another game

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Quarterback Matt Ryan says he and the Atlanta Falcons face no added pressure with everything on the line this week. In the first season of a six-year, $103.75 million contract, Ryan was hoping to steer Atlanta back to respectability, but that has not been the case. The Falcons (5-9) have lost three of four heading into Sunday's game at New Orleans (6-8)...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan’s 1-32 quarterback ranking could be disputed

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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

While Not His Speciality, Chiefs QB Alex Smith Can Still Go Deep

Against the Atlanta Falcons this past Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers defense allowed quarterback Matt Ryan to complete 4-of-6 passes thrown more than 15 yards past the line of scrimmage. While allowing 66.7% of all deep passes to completed against you is never a good thing, at least only one of the six that Ryan connected […] While Not His Speciality, Chiefs QB Alex Smith Can...
Via Steelers Depot
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers LB Jason Worilds Shouldn’t Be Fined For Hit On Falcons QB Matt Ryan

In the second quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday game against the Atlanta Falcons, linebacker Jason Worilds was flagged for roughing the passer after he sacked quarterback Matt Ryan on second down. It was a huge play in the game and I have an animated gif of the hit for you to look at below. […] Steelers LB Jason Worilds Shouldn’t Be Fined For Hit On Falcons QB Matt Ryan...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan Gets Crushed With Clean Hit; Steelers Get Flagged Anyway (Video)

It might be early in the day, but go ahead and credit the Pittsburgh Steelers with the most crushing hit of the day. During the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, linebacker Jason Worilds absolutely destroyed Matt Ryan with what appeared to be a perfectly clean tackle. This embed is invalid" /> The hard hit caused Ryan’s...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Battle of the Franchise QB: Ben Roethlisberger vs Matt Ryan

Sunday’s Pittsburgh Steelers-Atlanta Falcons matinee features the battle of franchise quarterbacks, Ben Roethlisberger versus Matt Ryan. They are members of the Aaron Rogers generation of elite quarterbacks along with Phillip Rivers and Eli Manning. And they both have been up to peak performance in 2014.They are two of four NFL quarterbacks that have thrown for over 430-yards in...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers at Atlanta Falcons: 2014 Week 15 NFL Pick

Pittsburgh Steelers (8-5) at Atlanta Falcons (5-8) The Packers lost last week in Green Bay, but now they return home. The Falcons are 32-21-1 ATS at home (39-15 straight up) since Matt Ryan and Mike Smith came in back in 2008, as long as Matt Ryan is healthy, including 8-3 ATS as home underdogs, as they are here. The fact that they lost last week actually makes it more likely that...
Via The Football Fan Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kicker Power Rankings: Did Matt Bryant of the Atlanta Falcons make the top five?

Place kickers in the NFL don’t get a whole lot of credit. Even the best of the best is lucky if he earns as much as a second string running back. How come nobody pays any attention when these are the guys scoring all the points? Let’s change all that and make a power rankings list of the best field goal kickers in the NFL. Here are the top ten. They were ranked based mostly on...
Via cover32 - Falcons
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this 1-32 QB ranking of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan fair?

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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Green Bay Packers Clay Mathews Takes Matt Ryan Down With a Headlock Slam

The Mathews Clan was well represented Monday night with Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Mathews and Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Jake Mathews. The two cousins ended up going up against each other often during the night.On this play it looks like Jake is going to get the upper-hand, but then Clay pulls the inside maneuver to get to Matt Ryan--who he takes down with authority...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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