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Matt Ryan may have had the worst 300-yard game ever

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…
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  • Panthers express respect for Falcons D

    Panthers express respect for Falcons D

    ESPN.com Oct 30, 2013
    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…
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  • Panthers' Stewart on track to return Sunday

    Panthers' Stewart on track to return Sunday

    ESPN.com Oct 30, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Falcons report: Roddy White missing

    Falcons report: Roddy White missing

    ESPN.com Oct 30, 2013
    FLOWERY 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…
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  • Dimitroff addresses decision not to trade Gonzalez

    Dimitroff addresses decision not to trade Gonzalez

    profootballtalk.com Oct 30, 2013
    Future 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…
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  • Falcons made plans to stop Newton, but that was when healthy

    Falcons made plans to stop Newton, but that was when healthy

    profootballtalk.com Oct 30, 2013
    Like 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…
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  • Falcons Koetter hopes run game gets going

    Falcons Koetter hopes run game gets going

    ESPN.com Oct 30, 2013
    FLOWERY 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…
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