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Matt Ryan may have had the worst 300-yard game ever
profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 30, 2013
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan did something unprecedented on Sunday. And not in a good way. Ryan completed 34 of 61 passes for 301 yards in a loss to the Cardinals, an average of 4.9 yards per pass attempt. According to Pro Football Reference, that mark…Upvote Share Tweet
Although his words drew a chuckle or two from reporters listening to the conference call, Cam Newton sounded serious when he praised the Atlanta Falcons' defense. "One thing that doesn’t go unnoticed is how stout this defense is," the Carolina…Upvote Share TweetThe Carolina Panthers haven't activated Jonathan Stewart from the physically unable to perform list, but the team's second all-time leading rusher remains on target to play in Sunday's NFC South game against the Atlanta Falcons.Upvote Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White, who missed the last two games with hamstring and ankle injuries, was not on the field for the viewing portion of Wednesday's practice. White was spotted walking around the locker room. The tea…Upvote Share Tweet
Dimitroff addresses decision not to trade Gonzalezprofootballtalk.com Oct 30, 2013Future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez made clear on Monday his desire to be traded to a contender, saying everything but, “Trade me to a contender.” Falcons G.M. Thomas Dimitroff has explained why none of his players were traded. “We are confident…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 30, 2013Like a lot of staffs, the Falcons went back to campus this offseason to learn how to better defend read-option principles, and running quarterbacks in general. That meant trips to Clemson and Vanderbilt, but all the scheming in the world might not be ab…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons Koetter hopes run game gets goingFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter didn't single anyone out individually, but he certainly made it clear that a portion of the team's run-game issues can be attributed to poor blocking. Last Sunday against the Card…Upvote Share Tweet