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Tagged: Matt Ryan (38 Results)


Ryan not worried about Jones missing workouts

Atlanta wide receiver JULIO JONES has not participated in OTAs as he seeks a new contract, but quarterback MATT RYAN is not concerned about his star wideout. Ryan said recently thatMore there is a rhythm that comes from practicing together, but he added that he has the most rapport with Jones. According to recent reports from minicamp, Jones is confident that a new deal will be reached in due time. Less


Factoid: Falcons OL

The Falcons used two first-round picks on offensive linemen, and two of their three largest free agent purchases were on offensive linemen, and it’s easy to see why. They weren’t good enough in that area of the team last year.   more »



Ryan happy to be reunited with Koetter

The Atlanta Falcons replaced former offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian with Dirk Koetter, and quarterback MATT RYAN couldn’t be more excited. Koetter worked as Ryan’s offensive coordinator previously from 2012 to 2014,More so there is a familiarity and comfort level between the two men. The 2019 season will be Ryan’s fifth time entering a season with a new offensive coordinator, but the transition is expected to be a smooth one this time around. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Around the NFL: Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons drafted two offensive linemen in the first round, and that got my attention. With better blocking, that looks like it could be one of the top-shelf offenses. They’ve finished just 15th and 13th in scoring the last two years, but looks like a top-5 group to me.   more »



TE Hooper planning to build on Pro Bowl season

Atlanta tight end AUSTIN HOOPER is hoping to build on a Pro Bowl year in 2018 as he heads into the upcoming 2019 season. Hooper had career-highs in receptions, yards, andMore touchdowns last year and he plans to work out with quarterback MATT RYAN throughout OTAs to continue to build the relationship with his signal-caller. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Ian Allan: When to draft a quarterback

In the just-completed season, it was a good year to wait on quarterbacks. Patrick Mahomes, Andrew Luck and Matt Ryan all threw 35-plus touchdowns, and none of them were among the first five quarterbacks chosen in the vast majority of fantasy drafts. Is that a sign we should all be waiting longer to select quarterbacks?   more »



Ryan leads Falcons in season-finale

Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN concluded a nice season on Sunday with 378 passing yards and 2 touchdown passes against the Tampa Bay Bucs. Perhaps even more impressive was the fact that Ryan caught his first NFL pass, a five-yard touchdown from wide receiver MOHAMED SANU.

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Ryan, Coleman lead Falcons

Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN threw for 2 touchdowns and rushed for another in Sunday’s win over the Arizona Cardinals. As impressive as Ryan was for the Falcons, running back TEVIN COLEMAN was just as good. Coleman rushed for a career high 145 yards and a touchdown.

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Julio Jones finally finds end zone

Atlanta wide receiver JULIO JONES finally scored a touchdown in Sunday’s game against Washington. Jones had somehow gone 12 regular season games without catching a touchdown pass before securing a 35-yard touchdown pass from quarterback MATT RYAN late in the fourth quarter.

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Ryan sacked a lot, has X-Ray on foot

Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN was sacked a season-high 6 times in Sunday’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Afterward, Ryan had an X-Ray on his foot that fortunately came back negative. Ryan is on pace to take a career-high number of sacks in 2018.

Source: Team Blog


QB Ryan runs over Panthers

Fantasy owners got a nice little treat from Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN in Sunday’s win over the Carolina Panthers. Ryan, who last ran for a touchdown in 2012, rushed for two touchdowns against the Panthers. The touchdown runs were just the sixth and seventh of his 11-year career.

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Factoid: Julio comes up short

The final end zone pass to Julio Jones in the first game of the season fell incomplete, and we should not be surprised. Great as he is, Jones hasn’t been an effective wide receiver in that part of the field.  more »

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Julio Jones attends workout with teammates

Atlanta wide receiver JULIO JONES attended quarterback MATT RYAN’s offseason passing camp recently with some of his teammates. Jones skipped a mandatory team minicamp earlier this offseason as he hopes toMore rework his contract. His attendance at Ryan’s camp is encouraging but it is not yet known if Jones will report to training camp on July 26th. Less



Ryan agrees to contract extension with Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons and quarterback MATT RYAN agreed to a $150 million contract extension that will keep the signal-caller with the team for at least the next five seasons. Ryan, 32,More becomes the first NFL quarterback to earn $30 million per year. Fortunately, he should be much more affordable for your fantasy team. Less

Source: Team Website


Ryan contract talks moving in the right direction

Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN is focusing more on getting himself ready for the upcoming fantasy football season than on contract discussions with the Falcons. Ryan said that he thinks things are moving in the right direction, which matches what GM Thomas Dimitroff and owner Arthur Blank have both said recently.

Source: Team Website

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