Posts Tagged ‘matt ryan’

Ryan Leads Falcons to Two Big 4th Quarter Drives as Atlanta Tops Chicago 23-17

It took the 2017 Falcons to look like the 2016 Falcons, but Matt Ryan played like an MVP in the fourth quarter, doing enough to lead two scoring drives to help Atlanta to a 23-17 win over a gritty Chicago Bears team. Ryan threw an 88-yard touchdown to Austin Hooper and also led another drive […]

Worst Ever: Not Much Else Can Be Said About Falcons 25-Point Letdown to Lose Super Bowl to Patriots

The parades were already being planned, people were getting out their credit cards to order shirts and hats, and it looked like the Falcons were more than ready to celebrate their first NFL Championship. Then, as quickly as they built a 28-9 lead, it all fell apart, and in the end, the Falcons wilted like […]

Falcons Fall Flat in Opener; Fall to Bucs at Home 31-24

Dirk Koetter got a game ball after his debut as an NFL head coach. Jameis Winston made it all possible. The second-year quarterback bounced back from an early interception to throw four touchdowns passes, leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-24 victory Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons in a season-opening matchup between NFC South […]

NFL Week Eight Preview – Tampa Bay vs Atlanta

The Falcons will look to continue their success Sunday as they play host to first overall pick Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers at the Georgia Dome. Atlanta is coming off a game in which they clearly didn’t play their best, but were able to overcome a game Tennessee Titans team 10-7 in Nashville last Sunday. […]

Falcons Hang On for Hard Fought 10-7 Win Over Titans

It wasn’t as easy as maybe they would have liked, but the Falcons did what they needed to do, and because of it they are 6-1 after a hard fought 10-7 win in Tennessee. Matt Ryan threw for 251 yards and a touchdown pass, and Devonta Freeman ran for 116 yards as the Falcons got […]

Jones Big Play Late Sets Up Falcons for Winning Score in 24-20 Win Over Giants

The Falcons new look offense set the tone again on Sunday, as they marched to over 400 yards of offense in a 24-20 win over the New York Giants at Met Life Stadium. Julio Jones caught a perfect 37-yard pass from Matt Ryan to set up Devonta Freeman’s go-ahead 2-yard touchdown run with 1:14 remaining, […]

Falcons Beat Panthers 19-17; Move Into First Place Tie In NFC South

Anytime you can wake up on a Monday and find yourself in first place, count yourself lucky. If your the Falcons, you may want to count yourself lucky a couple of times. The Falcons survived two late field goal misses by Panthers kicker Graham Gano, and the birds fly out of Carolina with a two-point […]

Gonzalez Claims Ryan Not An Elite QB

In an interview with Seth Wickersham of ESPN the Magazine, Tony Gonzalez took a bit of a shot at his QB – Matt Ryan. “Matt’s an excellent quarterback. But he’s not elite. He’s this close,” says Gonzalez, placing his thumb near his index finger. “He’ll get there, but he has some learning to do.” Gonzalez […]

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