• Falcons QB Matt Ryan motivated by playoff loss to Giants

    Summary of 13 articles · Updated Dec 17, 2012
    In a Q&A with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan spoke candidly about being motivated by the Falcons’ 24-2 loss at the hands of the Giants in last year’s Wildcard round of the playoffs. Atlanta Falcons: Quarterback Matt Ryan is not going over the physical cliff Flipping back to yesterday, the Giants were faced with three chances at converting on fourth down; end result: turnover on downs 3 TIMES!! Last year, the Giants PASS RUSH  was dominant got to Matt Ryan making him extremely uncomfortable by making his feet “HOT” as we have heard several Giants defensive players made reference to in the past with regards to getting to the QB. It was an embarrassment, one that haunts the Falcons to this day. He was 13-of-25 for 161 yards to go with his two interceptions and it was another below average performance from a guy who’s been much less consistent than Tom Coughlin would like this season.
    • Trading Places; Atlanta Falcons 34 — New York Giants 0

      Atlanta, GA — In a stinker of a game, the New York Giants lost to the Atlanta Falcons 34-0 at the Georgia Super Dome, further complicating the Giants chances of making the playoffs. The last time the Giants were shutout was on Dec 1, 1996; I was still i
      Source: giantsgab.com
    • Ryan throws 3 TDs as Falcons shut out Giants

      Matt Ryan threw three touchdowns passes and the Atlanta Falcons handed the New York Giants their first regular-season shutout since 1996, blowing out the defending Super Bowl champions 34-0 on Sunday.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Falcons roll to huge win over Giants

      The Falcons won’t shut up their many doubters until they win a game in the playoffs, but they likely got a few more people believing they could pull that off with their performance against the Giants on Sunday. Atlanta intercepted Eli Manning’s first
    • Ryan throws 3 TDs to help Falcons destroy Giants 34-0

      Ryan throws 3 TDs to help Falcons destroy Giants 34-0
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Rapid Reaction: Falcons 34, Giants 0

      ATLANTA -- Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons’ 34-0 victory against the New York Giants on Sunday at the Georgia Dome: What it means: This was much more significant than a run-of-the-mill December victory for a team that already has clinched the NFC South
      Source: ESPN.com
    • First Half Synopsis: Giants Not on Their Game Thus Far

      The Falcons lead the Giants in Atlanta this afternoon, 17-0 at halftime. Some key factors…Eli Manning has two key INTs. One led to a TD, the other a FG. The Giants are 0-2 on 4th down conversions. Lawrence Tynes missed a 30-yard FG. The Falcons kicked o
    • Falcons take 17-0 lead into halftime

      Sunday’s Falcons-Giants game looks a lot like last year’s playoff game between the two teams as the home team has taken firm control of the game before the half thanks to some big mistakes by the visitors. Unfortunately for the Giants, this year’s g
    • Atlanta remembers how to score against the Giants

      ATLANTA - Time heals all wounds, yes, but so do touchdowns. Eleven months ago, the Atlanta Falcons threw up - and yes, that is an apt description - a pathetic postseason performance against the New York Giants in a first-round playoff game. Behind thr
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    • Falcons get a touchdown against Giants this time

      When the Falcons last faced the Giants, they were able to score two points over 60 minutes of a 24-2 playoff loss. They’ve bettered that output less than three minutes into Sunday’s matchup with the Giants. Michael Turner plunged in from a yard out to
    • SNYGiants Week 15 Predictions: Giants Can Steal One Today

      Kel Dansby: The Atlanta Falcons have been almost unbeatable at home since Matt Ryan was drafted by the team. Also they have the added weight of being embarrassed by the Giants in the first round of the playoffs last season. With all of that said I am go…
  • Atlanta Falcons finally put it all together

    ATLANTA -- This is what a 12-2 team is supposed to look like. It goes out and dominates every facet of the game against the defending Super Bowl champions. It plays like a machine and erases the ghosts of last season’s playoffs and last week’s ugly lo
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Week 15: Falcons playoff scenarios

      ATLANTA FALCONS Atlanta clinches a first-round bye: 1) ATL win + GB loss or tie 2) ATL win + SF loss 3) ATL tie + GB loss Atlanta clinches homefield advantage: 1) ATL win + GB loss or tie + SF loss LATEST NEWS Roddy White, William Moore are questionable…
      Source: ajc.com

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