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Arthur Blank: Winning rings is what signing Matt Ryan is about

Arthur Blank: Winning rings is what signing Matt Ryan is about

profootballtalk.com Updated Jul 25, 2013
Shortly after Falcons owner Arthur Blank agreed to pay quarterback Matt Ryan $20.75 million a year, Blank said it’s all about winning a Super Bowl. Blank praised Ryan, General Manager Thomas Dimitroff and coach Mike Smith for getting the deal done and p…
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  • Sources: Ryan deal with Falcons tops $100M

    Sources: Ryan deal with Falcons tops $100M

    Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year contract extension that will make the quarterback one of the league's highest-paid players, league sources told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.
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  • Things to watch at Atlanta's camp

    Things to watch at Atlanta's camp

    ESPN.com Jul 25, 2013
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons will hold their first practice of training camp this afternoon. Here are five things I’ll be keeping a close eye on: Steven Jackson. The Falcons signed Jackson to spice up their running game after Michael Turne…
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  • Trufant, Falcons find middle ground on Weeden slot

    Trufant, Falcons find middle ground on Weeden slot

    profootballtalk.com Jul 25, 2013
    We pointed out over the weekend that the contract given by the Browns to last year’s 22nd overall pick, Brandon Weeden, could complicate talks between the Falcons and this year’s 22nd overall pick, Desmond Trufant. The final numbers show that the team a…
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Jul 25, 2013
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers begin practicing Thursday and the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers report to training camp. That means there’s a lot going on around the division. Let’s take a look: ATLANTA FAL…
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  • Video - A signed contract means relief for Matt Ryan 01:27

    A signed contract means relief for Matt Ryan

    Jul 25
    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan tells Brian Baldinger he's glad the contract questions will be short-lived and he can return his focus to winning a championship.
  • Video - More pressure on Matt Ryan? 01:17

    More pressure on Matt Ryan?

    Jul 25
    Willie McGinest and Shaun O'Hara discuss on "NFL Total Access" whether there is even more pressure on Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan now that he has a new contract.
  • Video - Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan signs big extension, now ready for 2013 season 01:43

    Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan signs big extension, now ready for 2013 season

    Jul 25
    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan shows his gratitude to ownership and coach Mike Smith after signing a five-year, $103.75 million contract extension and now is ready to focus solely on winning in 2013.
  • Video - Ryan Agrees To Contract Extension 01:53

    Ryan Agrees To Contract Extension

    Jul 25
    Adam Schefter and Mark Schlereth break down QB Matt Ryan's five-year, $103.75 million contract extension with the Falcons.

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