Category: Matt Ryan

Steven Jackson Knows He’ll Have Some “Favorable Fronts” in Atlanta

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Steven Jackson is an Atlanta Falcon. Weird, I know. From one dome team to another for one of the best running backs of this era. But Jackson isn't expected to be as productive in his next setting, mainly because the guy is no spring chicken now. He'll turn 30 this ...

Matt Ryan Isn’t Concerned About his Contract Situation as he Enters the Final Year of his Deal

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Matt Ryan's numbers have been better than Joe Flacco's since the two came into the league in 2008, but Flacco has a Super Bowl ring and Ryan has just one playoff victory. As a result, Flacco is now the highest-paid player in NFL history while Ryan enters a contract year ...

Matt Bryant Says He Took Advice from Happy Gilmore Prior to his Game-Winning Kick

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

On Sunday afternoon, the Georgia Dome was tense and the Atlanta Falcons were on the verge of choking away a huge lead. Another disappointing exit from the playoffs looked to be in Atlanta's future until a pair of Matts saved the day, and the season, for the Falcons. With the ...

Arthur Blank Discusses Atlanta Falcons Needing to Win Playoff Games to Earn Respect

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons are on the verge of wrapping up the No. 1 seed in the NFC and could finish with the best record in the NFL. But Falcons fans won't be satisfied until the team gets its first playoff win with Mike Smith on the sideline and Matt Ryan ...

Matt Ryan: “Our Focus the Entire Year has Been Better than it’s Ever Been”

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons didn't leave room for error this year. They've already wrapped up the NFC South with four weeks to go in the season. But that isn't making Falcons fans feel any better about the team's Super Bowl chances because Atlanta has fallen flat in January every time they've ...

Curtis Lofton Believes The Saints Are A Playoff Team, But Also That The Postseason Shouldn’t Be Mentioned Yet

Friday, November 9th, 2012

It's always interesting when the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons get together, but this year's first meeting has some extra intrigue, with Curtis Lofton battling his ex-teammates in his new home. Oh, and the Saints are trying to keep their heads above water against the league's last unbeaten team. Curtis ...

Carolina’s Brandon LaFell: “I Felt Like We Could Have Got That Yard” On Fourth Down

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Brandon LaFell is going to require some time to get over what happened Sunday in Atlanta. The young Panthers had unbeaten Atlanta where they wanted them late, but opted to punt on fourth-and-short with a one-point lead, giving Matt Ryan and Co. one last gasp, which didn't end well for ...

Denver Cornerback Champ Bailey: I Knew Peyton Manning Still Had It

Monday, September 17th, 2012

All signs pointed to Denver Broncos quarterback being just fine coming back from the injury that cost him all of last season, but we had to wait until he played in a regular-season game before we knew for sure. Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey didn't have to. He knew Manning "still ...

Falcons Coach Mike Smith On Matt Ryan: “I Haven’t Noticed a Change”

Monday, September 17th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons took care of the Kansas City Chiefs in their opener, but now they're in for another tough test with Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos coming to town for Monday Night Football. Falcons head coach Mike Smith knows his team will have its hands full with Manning, ...

Matt Ryan Knows he has to Win in January, Calls Transition to New Offensive Coordinator “a Good Thing”

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Matt Ryan has yet to win a playoff game, and that's all some critics need to fuel whatever machines they use to dispense their anti-Ryan venom. Ryan knows, though, that winning is everything for quarterbacks, and he seems to have a grip on the sense of urgency that is gaining ...