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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers gets the nod for most improved in NFC South

The free agency period has come and gone.  The 2016 NFL draft has come and gone.  Many teams made major moves, while others did nothing to improve their team.  One thing that is for certain, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were the most improved team in the NFC South. Major upgrades were done for the Bucs.  The Bucs ranked 10th in defense last season and 16th in pass defense.  That...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan: Matthew Stafford will find a way without Calvin Johnson

Matthew Stafford is cautiously preparing for a future without star receiver Calvin Johnson, and Matt Ryan knows a little about moving on after a premier target retires. Ryan threw passes to Tony Gonzalez — who has the fifth-most receiving yards in league history — for five seasons before the Hall of Fame-bound tight end hung up his cleats, but the Atlanta Falcons quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan is no longer a franchise quarterback

“Had a spark when you started but now you’re just garbage/Fell from top 10 to not mentioned at all…” — Jay Z from “Takeover” on The Blueprint (2001) Do you remember a time when Matty Ice was regarded as a top 10 quarterback in the NFL? As recently as a few seasons ago, Ryan was at the helm of a potent Atlanta Falcons offense, a team that regularly dominated the...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Ryan overwhelmed by Kyle Shanahan's offense

Matt Ryan is reportedly frustrated with the Atlanta offense and finds Kyle Shanahan’s playbook overwhelming at times. Ryan has “raised his voice” about offensive concerns behind closed doors, according to an ESPN.com report Sunday, and has admitted to being occasionally overwhelmed by the playbook. Shanahan, the team’s first year offensive coordinator, defended his offense...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan becomes fourth-youngest QB with 30,000 passing yards

Matt Ryan turned the big three-oh this year. Now he’s surpassed the big three-oh-oh-oh-oh. Ryan became the fourth-youngest quarterback to reach 30,000 career passing yards during the Falcons’ game at Tennessee. Matt Ryan: 4th-youngest QB to reach 30,000 passing yards (age 30) 3 younger: Dan Marino, Peyton Manning, Brett Favre (via @eliassports) — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo...
Via The Sports Daily
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: No pitch count for Julio Jones vs. Saints

Welcome to the conclusion of the week of not-necessarily-conflicting-but-ever-changing reports surrounding Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones. According to Tracy Wolfson of CBS Sports, Falcons head coach "Dan Quinn told me Julio Jones will play and he will NOT be on a pitch count. Said he feels better than last week."  Throughout the week, reports progressed from doubtful...
Via Sportsnaut
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Analyzing Matty Ice

Quarterback Matt Ryan has been sensational ever since the Atlanta Falcons selected him with the third overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft. This selection would be a the beginning of a new era for the organization. The Matt Ryan era has been nice but what more can the Falcons do with him? Ryan went on to lead the Falcons to the playoffs that season, which led to a winning culture...
Via isportsweb.com
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Matt Ryan primed and ready

At the conclusion of the 2014-2015 NFL season, the Atlanta Falcons organization committed to a complete overhaul. They brought in a new head coach, new coordinators, a ton of roster additions, and new physical attitude. Oh, and not to mention they started construction on a brand new, state-of-the-art stadium to open in 2017. Throughout the entire offseason, what has remained un-questioned...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Predictions: NFC South

After a season in which they were probably the worst division in the NFL with each team struggling mightily on defense, I am betting on them going defense early and often in the upcoming 2015 NFL draft. Someone has to win the division; a good draft could push anyone of these teams into the postseason. Atlanta Falcons Needs: OT, DE, OLB, S, RB Possible first round picks: Shane...
Via isportsweb.com
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Mike Smith gone, what’s next?

Hours before the NFC South title game on Sunday, a piece of news went public that made Atlanta Falcons fans a little uneasy. No team wants any added distractions when preparing for a game of this caliber, and Falcons owner Arthur Blank provided a large distraction on Sunday Morning. It was made known that the organization had hired a search firm known as Korn Ferry to identify coaching...
Via isportsweb.com
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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