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Atlanta Falcons


Matt Bryant

Matt Bryant - #3 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 203 lbs.
Birthday 05/29/1975
Birthplace Orange, TX
College Baylor
Years played 12

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
33 44 143

Falcons looking for pass-rush specialist to emerge

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Falcons' search for a pass-rush specialist to work into the DE rotation has been going on for years.

Falcons release OG Manuwai

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced the release of OG Vince Manuwai on Saturday.

Falcons release LB Tatupu

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
The Falcons released MLB Lofa Tatupu on Wednesday, the club announced.

Is Falcons' Dent ready for starting role?

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
With Lofa Tatupu out for the season with a pectoral injury, Akeem Dent is in line to become the Falcons' starter at middle linebacker.

Falcons LB Tatupu out for the season

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu will miss the entire 2012 season after suffering a pectoral injury during a workout.

Falcons sign LB Peterson

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Falcons brought back veteran LB Mike Peterson, the team announced Monday.

Turner can't be completely dismissed on draft day

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening isn't jumping off Falcons RB Michael Turner's bandwagon just yet.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Buccaneers in training camp.

Falcons LB Tatupu suffers pectoral injury

Posted July 21, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu suffered a pectoral injury while working out, head coach Mike Smith announced.

Falcons expecting Baker to return to pre-2011 form

Posted July 14, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
To fill one of the most critical jobs on offense, the Falcons are expecting OLT Sam Baker to put forth one of his best seasons.

Mike Smith sees lots of Falcons in Chiefs

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Falcons head coach Mike Smith sees a lot of similarities between his team and the Chiefs, their Week One opponent in Kansas City.

Falcons have void to fill on special teams

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Harry Douglas is one of the top candidates to replace Eric Weems, but the Falcons are going to hold a training-camp competition for the return jobs.

Falcons see opportunities for competition on D-line

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
As he enters the final year of his rookie deal, time is running out for Falcons DE Lawrence Sidbury to show significant improvement.

Falcons agree with S Hope

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The Falcons have agreed to terms on a contract with former Titans S Chris Hope, the team said Friday. 

Former Falcons RB charged with DUI

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Former Falcons RB Jamal Anderson is facing a DUI charge after reportedly being pulled over in DeKalb County, Ga. early Sunday morning.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 30, 2012
Matt Bryant connected on all three field-goal attempts Thursday versus New Orleans.||||||| This was a big recovery for Bryant, who missed two of three a week earlier at Tampa Bay.
Posted Nov. 05, 2012
Bryant kicked four field goals and the Falcons beat the Cowboys 19-13 Sunday night to extend their run as the NFL's only unbeaten team.||||||| Bryant also missed from 43 and 37 yards, wide right each time.
Posted Oct. 15, 2012
Bryant connected on a 55-yard field goal with 1 second remaining, allowing the Falcons to escape with a sloppy 23-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.||||||| Bryant is 13 of 14 on field goal attempts this season.
Posted Oct. 01, 2012
Bryant made all three of his field-goal attempts Sunday, highlighted by the game-winner from 40 yards with 5 seconds remaining.||||||| Bryant remains one of the most accurate kickers in the game.
Posted Aug. 11, 2009
Bryant, who's competing with offseason acquisition Mike Nugent, left the morning practice after aggravating a sore hamstring Tuesday.||||||| Coach Raheem Morris wouldn't speculate on what it might mean to Bryant's chances of retaining the kicking job. "We've just got to get him healthy, get him to the games so he can go out there and compete," Morris said

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