Pro Football weekly

Atlanta Falcons


Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan - #2 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 217 lbs.
Birthday 05/17/1985
Birthplace Exton, PA
College Boston College
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 3rd pick by Falcons

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
99.1 4719 32

Injury report for Saints-Falcons MNF game

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 16 Monday-night game, New Orleans at Atlanta, showing the status of each injured player.

Gonzalez has retirement thoughts

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Tony Gonzalez recently became the first player in NFL history with 60 or more receptions in 12 consecutive seasons. His Falcons are 12-2 and appear to be on track to becoming the top seed in the NFC playoffs. Yet the ...

Road to Super Bowl for NFC teams should go through Atlanta

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The team that was supposed to be shaky on the road probably isn't going to have to travel again this season, unless it advances to Super Bowl XLV in Dallas.

Ryan tosses three TDs, Falcons win eighth straight

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw for 174 yards and three touchdowns, Jonathan Babineaux recovered a fumble for a touchdown and the Falcons wrapped up an NFC playoff spot with a 34-18 win over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Brayton fined for sideline hit

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Tyler Brayton has been fined $15,000 for hitting an opposing gunner while Brayton was on the sideline.

Run ‘D,’ Lofton’s knee concerns for Falcons

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
While the team is happy with his performance, we hear Falcons MLB Curtis Lofton hasn't been satisfied with his play of late, and one team observer said Lofton's long bout with a knee injury is a lingering concern.

2010 NFL playoff scenarios for Week 15

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The NFL has released the possible playoff scenarios heading into the Week 15 games.

Dominant Patriots separating from pack

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
New England, Pittsburgh, Atlanta and New Orleans are the four best teams in the NFL, writes PFW's Hub Arkush, who says nobody is playing at the Patriots' level right now.

Turner quietly on track for huge fantasy rebound

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
His name hasn't been mentioned often this season but Michael Turner is playing like he did in 2008. In other words, he's having a monster fantasy campaign.

Falcons roll past Panthers 31-10

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Michael Turner ran for 112 yards and three touchdowns, Matt Ryan threw for another and the Falcons maintained their grasp on the best record in the NFC with a 31-10 victory over the Panthers on Sunday.

Falcons ORT Clabo driving up his price heading toward free agency

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
Falcons ORT Tyson Clabo was already considered a tough mauler in the running game heading into the season and he appears to be getting more comfortable against pass rushers, according to a team observer.

Falcons CB Grimes responding when QBs test him

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 10:27 p.m. ET
While Dunta Robinson is the much more highly paid and widely recognized cornerback in Atlanta, the team's other starting corner, Brent Grimes, looked like the Falcons' best corner Sunday in their win over the Buccaneers.

Falcons win back-and-forth game over Bucs

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Eric Weems scored on a 102-yard kickoff return and Matt Ryan threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Michael Jenkins as the Falcons rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat the Buccaneers 28-24 on Sunday for their sixth straight victory.

Falcons not disappointed with CB Robinson

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
While he has given up a couple big plays since returning from the concussion he suffered in a collision with Eagles WR DeSean Jackson, Falcons CB Dunta Robinson seems to have the full support of his head coach.

QB Ryan’s accuracy helped Falcons top Packers

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan took what the Packers' defense gave him, dinking and dunking Green Bay to pick up first downs, and he was rewarded for that approach.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 15, 2013
Ryan says he is not focusing on contract talks as he appears destined to become the NFL's next $100 million quarterback. General manager Thomas Dimitroff says the Falcons hope to finalize a new deal with Ryan before the season.||||||| Drew Brees, Tony Romo and Joe Flacco have recently signed five- or six-year deals worth at least $100 million. As the most recent Super Bowl winner, Flacco became the game's highest-paid player with his $120.6 million deal.
Posted Jan. 21, 2013
Ryan sprained his left shoulder in the closing minutes of the NFC championship game and won't be able to play in Sunday's Pro Bowl.||||||| Coach Mike Smith says Ryan will need three to four weeks to recover from the injury, which was described as a sprained AC joint to the non-throwing shoulder. No surgery is required.
Posted Jan. 21, 2013
Ryan passed for 396 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday's NFC title game loss to the 49ers.||||||| Ryan also lost a fumbled snap and threw an interception as the Falcons were shut out in the second half.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Ryan matched a career high with four touchdown passes in Saturday's 31-18 win at Detroit.||||||| Ryan was 25 of 32 for 279 yards without a turnover. His 31 TD passes are a career high and he could be the league MVP. The Falcons have nothing to play for next week against the Bucs so monitor the situation closely.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Ryan completed 23 of 28 passes (82.1 percent) for 270 yards and three touchdowns in Atlanta's win against the Giants on Sunday.||||||| Ryan's 142.6 passer rating on Sunday was the second highest of his career.

ABOUT TRUST ONLINE