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  • Ryan Picked Off Three Times in First Quarter

    2 years ago

    Quarterback Matt Ryan knew he’d be under pressure from the most-blitzing defense in the NFL, but he probably didn’t expect that to turn into three interceptions all game, let alone in the first quarter. The Cardinals have come right after Ryan and the Falcons signal-caller has had to make some quick decisions. The first time [...]

  • Falcons Have Rough Start vs. Cardinals

    2 years ago

    Sunday’s game hasn’t exactly started out the way the Falcons envisioned. Going to the pass right away, Matt Ryan tried to find Roddy White over the middle on the game’s first play, but the ball went off White’s hands and skipped into the waiting arms of Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson. The Cardinals took over first-and-goal [...]

  • Ryan a Top Vote-Getter for Pro Bowl

    2 years ago

    Quarterback Matt Ryan’s name has been mentioned quite a bit with the league’s MVP award, so it’s no surprise that Ryan is among the top vote-getters for the Pro Bowl. Ryan is currently ninth among most voted-for players in the league with 236,002 votes. In the NFC race, tight end Tony Gonzalez leads his position [...]

  • Mike Johnson Scores Falcons’ First TD

    2 years ago

    Here’s looking at you, big man. Nice touchdown. I’ve been on Mike Johnson all year about how, when he’s eligible, he’ll never see another pass come his way after Joe Hawley struggled earlier this season when Matt Ryan looked his way. I’m find with admitting I was wrong after Sunday’s touchdown reception — yes, touchdown [...]

  • Midseason Reports Favor Falcons

    2 years ago

    “Hey, guys. Let’s run that play where we score a touchdown.” A couple of news outlets came out with their midseason reports this week and the Falcons are well represented. Sports Illustrated’s Peter King has quarterback Matt Ryan and tight end Tony Gonzalez on his midseason All-Pro team, and he handed out his midseason MVP [...]

  • Falcons’ Win Over Cowboys To Be Re-Aired

    2 years ago

    The Falcons’ 19-13 win over the Dallas Cowboys in Week 9 will be re-broadcast on NFL Network’s NFL Replay at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday. NFL Replay offers an exclusive look at select games from the previous week in a condensed, 75-minute, high-octane format. With the use of bonus NFL Films and NFL Network footage including [...]

  • Ryan’s Consecutive TD Streak Ends

    2 years ago

    Coming into Sunday night’s game, quarterback Matt Ryan had quite the regular-season streak going, throwing for touchdowns in 22 straight games dating back to last season. Against the Cowboys, the streak snapped as the Falcons’ only scores came from a Michael Turner touchdown and a handful of Matt Bryant field goals. Ryan’s streak was the [...]

  • Watt Over Ryan in MVP Race?

    2 years ago

    Matt Ryan is hot in 2012, but is JJ Watt hotter? … Wait… We’ll start this post with once again acknowledging it’s way too early to be discussing the MVP of the entire 2012 season. However, we’ll ignore that fact for a brief moment and point out that NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal has Texans defensive lineman [...]

  • What They Said: Oct. 31

    2 years ago

    This is how John Abraham looks at you when he knows he can beat you Here’s a quick look at some of the things Falcons players and coaches were talking about Wednesday: John Abraham on Mike Nolan’s defensive system: “It’s just a lot of preparation. It’s more knowledge than it is physical stuff. We do [...]

  • Rankings Roundup: Falcons Still at the Top

    2 years ago

    The Falcons continue to crush the competition on the field and in the rankings It’s almost like we don’t even need this post. I mean, we all know where the Falcons are ranked, right? NFL.com Power Rankings – “Now that is how a team plays when it’s Best in Show. Even the most faithful Falcons [...]

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