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Ryan Tannehill throws for 145 yards to lead Dolphins past Falcons

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan Tannehill threw for 145 yards in less than a half despite working behind a makeshift offensive line, and the Miami Dolphins beat the Atlanta Falcons 13-9 in an exhibition game Saturday night. While Tannehill wasn't touched, counterpart Matt Ryan was sacked three times in four series. Miami center Mike Pouncey left in the first half because of a knee...
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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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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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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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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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6 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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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...
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8 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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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Three players that surprised in the Atlanta Falcons first preseason game

The game last Friday between the Atlanta Falcons and the Tennessee Titans brought about quite a bit of optimism for the Falcons fan. Matt Ryan looked great  and in midseason form. Julio Jones was undoubtedly ready. The offensive line wasn’t a disaster like last year. The defense was ball hawking and playing good. There is a long way to go before this team is ready for prime time September...
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Falcons QB Ryan looks to show off his mobility this season

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Matt Ryan has no plans to become a running quarterback. He does intend to use his legs more in the Atlanta Falcons' new offense. After Ryan took a brutal beating the last two years sitting in the pocket, the Falcons want to get their star quarterback moving around a bit more. He'll be rolling out, looking to make plays on the edge, and even getting the green...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

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