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Mailbag: October 9, 2020

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Is now the perfect time to trade DeVante Parker? David Johnson's underused pass-catching skills. Is Matt Ryan cooked? Brandin Cooks worries, and more. more »


Ian Allan: Drafts vs. Auctions

I’ve recently completed a couple of Player Selection Meetings (as Paul Tagliabue used to call them). One with a draft, one with an auction, and with a lot of the same owners. It’s interesting to compare the differences between the two systems.   more »



QB Ryan thinks WR Ridley could “explode” heading into 2020 season

Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN said recently that third-year wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY could “explode” heading into the upcoming 2020 season. Ryan had been working out with some teammates, including Ridley duringMore what has been a unique offseason. Ryan said that Ridley is in “phenomenal shape”, adding that his grasp of the offense is much further along than a year ago. Less

Source: Birmingham News


QB Ryan impressed with new RB Gurley

Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN said recently that he has done some field work with new running back TODD GURLEY, adding that he is “really impressed” with his new teammate. Ryan also said that he thinks Gurley is going to be an “awesome fit” with the Falcons.



Saints sack Falcons on Thursday night

The New Orleans Saints sacked Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN nine times in Thursday night's Thanksgiving Day finale. The collective sack total tied a franchise high for the Saints. On the offensiveMore side, all-purpose athlete TAYSOM HILL led the way. Hill had a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown, both in the first half. Hill also blocked a punt, although he likely won’t receive fantasy credit for that achievement. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Podcast: November 26 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Aaron Bland and Justin Eleff talk turkey after Week 12 of the NFL regular season, stabbing at the waiver wire, struggling with snowy start/sit decisions and previewing the Thanksgiving weekend schedule. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies.  more »



Falcons getting healthy

Atlanta Falcons quarterback MATT RYAN and wide receiver JULIO JONES were both full participants in practice on Thursday, after missing the Wednesday session. Ryan is working his way back from aMore high ankle sprain while Jones reportedly had a rest day on Wednesday. Both players should be ready to soar for the Falcons game against Tampa Bay on Sunday. Less

Source: Team Blog

Mailbag: October 31, 2019

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Is FFI missing the boat on Tyrell Williams? Late-season defenses and kickers to target. Will Drew Brees put up elite numbers in the second half of the season? And more. more »



Ryan misses Thursday practice

Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN missed a second consecutive day of practice on Thursday as he continues to recover from a right high ankle sprain. Ryan was seen in the locker roomMore walking without a boot, but there has been no update on his status for Sunday’s game. If Ryan, who has started 163 straight games, can’t play – MATT SCHAUB will start against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Ryan dealing with high ankle sprain

Atlanta Falcons quarterback MATT RYAN is dealing with a high ankle sprain suffered in Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. While such an injury could require a one or two-weekMore recovery for most players, the Falcons have not ruled Ryan out for this Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. If Ryan does miss a game, he would have a bye week to heal before Atlanta’s November 10th game in New Orleans. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Ryan suffers ankle injury vs. Rams

Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN will have an MRI today to determine the extent of an injury to his right ankle suffered in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game against the LosMore Angeles Rams. Ryan was wearing a walking boot on his right foot after the game. Ryan has not missed a game since being sidelined for two games with turf toe back in 2009. If he misses any time, backup MATT SCHAUB will take over at quarterback for the Falcons. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Murray, Ryan combine for 7 touchdowns

After showing flashes early in the season, the Arizona offense finally put together the complete performance fantasy owners have been waiting for. Rookie quarterback KYLER MURRAY threw for 340 yards and three touchdowns, outdueling veteran MATT RYAN who topped 350 passing yards with four touchdowns of his own.



Julio Jones won’t play during preseason

Veteran Atlanta wide receiver JULIO JONES says that he will not play during the 2019 preseason. Jones intends to get his practice reps in, but he insists that he doesn’t needMore preseason games to get ready for the season. Jones added that he and quarterback MATT RYAN know each other well enough that timing will not be an issue between the two veterans. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution


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 »


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