Matt Ryan RUMORS & NEWS

  • Roddy White: Matt Ryan is “not going to make it” without line upgrades

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was sacked nine times in the regular season finale, a fitting end to a year that saw him under duress while throwing passes too often. Ryan was sacked 44 times this year, a career high, and ESPN Stats and Information passes along that he was pressured on 204..." January 02

  • Ryan one of most-hit QBs in the league

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Another one of the major reasons for the Falcons’ monumental slide from Super Bowl contender to last place team in the NFC South has been the failed rebuild of the offensive line. Against Washington, the Falcons used their seventh different starting offensive line combination when rookie Ryan..." December 19

  • All Eyes On Matt Ryan As He Puts The Team On His Back

    Blogging Dirty "As the depleted Atlanta Falcons get ready to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers eyes will be on Matt Ryan as he faces a level of adversity unlike anything he’s seen in his first five seasons. Historically Matt Ryan is as accomplished a young QB you’ve seen in the NFL. He’s set many NFL and franchise..." October 19

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Ryan deal is done with 5 year ext at $103750 million $59 million guaranteed $63 mill in first 3 years $20.75 mill average per

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    As expected #Falcons and QB Matt Ryan are finalizing 5-year contract extension that will exceed $100 million when done

  • Matt Ryan, Falcons agree on $103.75M deal extension

    NFL.com "Several teams have locked up franchise quarterbacks ahead of training camp this year. Add the Atlanta Falcons to that list. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that Matt Ryan and the Falcons have agreed on a five-year extension worth $103.75 million. The deal includes $59 million..." July 25

  • Falcons official: Stafford deal won't affect Matt Ryan's

    NFL.com "When Matthew Stafford signed his contract extension this week with the Detroit Lions, one tangential thought was that the resulting dollar figures could play into Matt Ryan's negotiations with the Atlanta Falcons. A Falcons official told Len Pasquarelli, writing Sunday for the National Football..." July 14

  • Matt Ryan contract talks are expected to pick up after July 4

    Pro Football Talk "The Falcons surely hope to avoid being called “dumb” by Matt Ryan’s agents next year. Of course, if being dumb means winning the Super Bowl, the Falcons would gladly wear the dunce cap. For now, the posture between Ryan and the team that made him the third overall pick in the 2008 draft is..." June 18

  • Will Matt Ryan chase the big score?

    ESPN.com "Matt Ryanprobably won't, but he has the clout to pull a Joe Flacco. He could take a risk, as Flacco did a year ago, and play out the final year of his rookie deal. Ryan could bet on himself to make even more money than the Atlanta Falcons invariably will offer him once contract negotiations get..." June 14

  • Falcons QB Matt Ryan mum on contract talks

    Fox Sports South "Quarterback Matt Ryan elected not to provide any insight on Tuesday into one of the few looming issues hovering over the Atlanta Falcons during their offseason. Ryan, who is in negotiations with the team for a contract extension – one that could provide valuable salary cap room for the team as..." June 13

  • For Falcons' Ryan, offseason has not been as calm as in past

    Fox Sports South "Matt Ryan’s offseasons have mostly resembled an ocean of calmness in past years. For the Falcons quarterback, who offers an air of unflappability, little appears to distract him from his stated goal of winning football games. This offseason, a couple of factors — some under his control,..." April 24

  • Falcons to put QB Ryan's deal on back burner for now

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Falcons are putting working on quarterback Matt Ryan’s contract extension on the back burner for a few weeks until the NFL draft is over, according to general manager Thomas Dimitroff. The draft is set for Thursday through Saturday. The team has been reducing salaries this offseason in order..." April 20

  • Keeping Matt Ryan could cost nearly $140 million

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons owner Arthur Blank has walked down this gilded path before. Back in 2004, he made Michael Vick the highest-paid player in the league with a 10-year $130 million contract. Nine years later, the Falcons have closely monitored how Joe Flacco’s contract situation has played out in..." March 05

  • Matt Ryan injury update: Falcons QB's shoulder heals with brief rest

    Sporting News "Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is healthy again and ready to build on his career-best season. Coach Mike Smith told reporters that Ryan has recovered from a left shoulder sprain from late in the NFC Championship Game. Ryan was expected to need about a month to heal, and he's done so in..." February 14

  • Matt Ryan fully healed after shoulder injury

    The Falcoholic "After injuring his shoulder in the NFC Championship against the San Francisco 49ers, Matt Ryan has now reportedly fully recovered, ending any concern surrounding the Atlanta Falcons star quarterback. It was first speculated that he may need surgery to repair his sprained left AC joint, but simply..." February 13

  • Flacco can relate to what Ryan is feeling

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "In the ongoing debate about who qualifies as an elite NFL quarterback, the words "Super Bowl" come up far too often. If ranking quarterbacks was based merely on a Super Bowl ring, Trent Dilfer would be the standard others strive to reach and Dan Marino would be the punch line they look to..." February 03