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What The Matt Ryan Contract Means To The Atlanta Falcons

Other than the $30 million Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will receive annual in his new five0-year deal, the contract the former NFL MVP signed means more than just dollar signs for the organization. The deal, announced on Thursday, could have salary cap implications for the franchise in the future. It also set the bar for other top-tier quarterbacks to cash in huge deals that could break the bank in
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Super Bowl LI: Matt Ryan Joins Elite QB Class Thanks To Brilliant Breakthrough Season

Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees. When one thinks of elite NFL quarterbacks, these four individuals come to mind. They may be getting some company in the form of Matt Ryan. While other great quarterbacks such as Cam Newton, Ben Roethlisberger, Philip Rivers, Eli Manning and Tony Romo are mentioned in the same proverbial breath of being great, they are not quite considered by many as “elite”,
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AFC North Review Week 7: Steelers Outlast Texans In Monday Night Slugfest, Colts Annihilate Bengals

[caption id="attachment_32389" align="aligncenter" width="594"] Antonio Brown (October 20, 2014 - Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America)[/caption]   Pittsburgh 30 Houston 23- Ben Roethlisberger passed for 265 yards and two touchdowns as the Steelers outlasted the Texans. On one surprise play, Antonio Brown passed for a touchdown. The Steelers gained the advantage at halftime by outscoring the Texans 24-6 in the second quarter. The Steelers lead 24-13 at the end
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Fantasy Football: Best/Worst Options for Week 13

ONE TO START, ONE TO SIT One to start, One to sit is a weekly column where each NFL game will be evaluated and the best/worst fantasy match-ups will be listed. Happy Thanksgiving readers, with the fantasy playoffs upon us, I thought I would change up the article a bit. After last week’s usage of the phrase “VACANT” for some team’s best worst options, I find it unfair to any
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Atlanta Falcons : WR Julio Jones Has Season-Ending Foot Surgery, Out For Season

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who suffered a foot injury in the 30-27 loss to the New York Jets, underwent season-ending surgery and is done for the year. His recovery could take 12-16 weeks. Jones recorded eight receptions for 99 yards. Matt Ryan will likely rely on Tony Gonzalez for at least the next few weeks. Roddy White and Steven Jackson are also out with injuries. The Falcons offense
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Matt Ryan Signs 5-Year $103 Million Extension With Falcons

After a playoff run highlighted by his first-ever postseason win, Matt Ryan re-signed with the Atlanta Falcons for five-years, $103.75 million with $59 million guaranteed through 2018 meaning he'll averaged $20.75 million a year. This deal needed to happen for both sides. It keeps Ryan in Atlanta for the foreseeable future and the team keeps its franchise quarterback. He is the most successful quarterback in team history and one one
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Matt Ryan : Matty Ice Cools Playoff Demons In Win Over Seahawks

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="172"] Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America[/caption] ATLANTA – Thanks to kicker Matt Bryant, quarterback Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons can breathe a little easier now. Ryan, who had never won a playoff game in three attempts, would earn his first post-season victory in a 30-28 win over the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Divisional Round.  Unlike his first three post-season contests in which he would be
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Matt Ryan: Will Matty Ice Melt Again In The Postseason?

ATLANTA – They say that numbers never lie. If there is one number that Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan hopes to reverse, it is the zero in the postseason win column. Ryan, who is 0-3 in three career post-season games, hopes to reverse his post-season fortunes against a very dangerous Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Divisional Round. While there is little questions as to Ryan’s regular-season
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History Isn't In His Favor But Adrian Peterson = MVP

Despite all that has happened in the past few years, the MVP race will come down to two players: Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. That's perfect for the casual NFL fan. Brady and Manning have been the two biggest faces in the NFL since 2000. For the hardcore NFL fans it's a great story to follow, but we know that in the end neither will be the right decision. We