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Matt Ryan: Julio Jones ‘doing OK’ after ankle injury

Julio Jones gave his fans a scare when he left Thursday night’s preseason game with an ankle injury. The Falcons termed Jones questionable to return to the team's game against the Miami Dolphins, but he was held out for the rest of the game as a precaution. @Jefflosh @The_Jerk_Forum Low ankle sprain mechanism for Julio Jones. Stayed on sideline. pic.twitter.com/VDLXN34gV1...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the Atlanta Falcons

While there are a few obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the Atlanta Falcons, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. We have identified only 16 (with some repeats), how many of them can you name? Clue: Years active  
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Matt Ryan Get Picked Off By His Offensive Coordinator

Training camp is a time for NFL teams to work out the kinks on both sides of the ball before continuing to workshop their performance through the four-game pre-season. It's a time to get mistakes and turnovers out of the way, when things don't count, the goal being to avoid looking foolish once the regular season begins. Usually, this is done in the privacy of team facilities....
Via Stack
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan: Deflategate will not affect Brady's legacy

Whether he deserves it or not, Tom Brady is going to have a four-game suspension on his resume when his playing career comes to an end. Will that negatively impact his legacy? Matt Ryan doesn’t think so. TMZ recently caught up with Ryan to get his opinion on Deflategate. When asked specifically if it puts a stain on what Brady has accomplished, Ryan defended the Patriots quarterback...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan: Matthew Stafford will find a way without Calvin Johnson

Matthew Stafford is cautiously preparing for a future without star receiver Calvin Johnson, and Matt Ryan knows a little about moving on after a premier target retires. Ryan threw passes to Tony Gonzalez — who has the fifth-most receiving yards in league history — for five seasons before the Hall of Fame-bound tight end hung up his cleats, but the Atlanta Falcons quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan is no longer a franchise quarterback

“Had a spark when you started but now you’re just garbage/Fell from top 10 to not mentioned at all…” — Jay Z from “Takeover” on The Blueprint (2001) Do you remember a time when Matty Ice was regarded as a top 10 quarterback in the NFL? As recently as a few seasons ago, Ryan was at the helm of a potent Atlanta Falcons offense, a team that regularly dominated the...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Ryan overwhelmed by Kyle Shanahan's offense

Matt Ryan is reportedly frustrated with the Atlanta offense and finds Kyle Shanahan’s playbook overwhelming at times. Ryan has “raised his voice” about offensive concerns behind closed doors, according to an ESPN.com report Sunday, and has admitted to being occasionally overwhelmed by the playbook. Shanahan, the team’s first year offensive coordinator, defended his offense...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan becomes fourth-youngest QB with 30,000 passing yards

Matt Ryan turned the big three-oh this year. Now he’s surpassed the big three-oh-oh-oh-oh. Ryan became the fourth-youngest quarterback to reach 30,000 career passing yards during the Falcons’ game at Tennessee. Matt Ryan: 4th-youngest QB to reach 30,000 passing yards (age 30) 3 younger: Dan Marino, Peyton Manning, Brett Favre (via @eliassports) — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo...
Via The Sports Daily
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: No pitch count for Julio Jones vs. Saints

Welcome to the conclusion of the week of not-necessarily-conflicting-but-ever-changing reports surrounding Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones. According to Tracy Wolfson of CBS Sports, Falcons head coach "Dan Quinn told me Julio Jones will play and he will NOT be on a pitch count. Said he feels better than last week."  Throughout the week, reports progressed from doubtful...
Via Sportsnaut
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Predictions: NFC South

After a season in which they were probably the worst division in the NFL with each team struggling mightily on defense, I am betting on them going defense early and often in the upcoming 2015 NFL draft. Someone has to win the division; a good draft could push anyone of these teams into the postseason. Atlanta Falcons Needs: OT, DE, OLB, S, RB Possible first round picks: Shane...
Via isportsweb.com
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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