Matt Ryan, QB, Falcons: Fantasy Football Outlook
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Matt Ryan, QB, Falcons

Position/Rank ADP NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight Twitter
QB - #7 75.07 ATL Active 7 years 29 6'4 217 @M_Ryan02

2014 Outlook: Solid/Safe Pick

Last updated on Jun-26-2014 by Rusty Reeves

BOUNCE-BACK: Matt Ryan was viewed as a bit of a letdown in 2013. Coming off career highs in passing yards and touchdowns in 2012, everyone and their brother had Ryan projected to be one of the elite QBs. He passed for 200 fewer yards, six fewer touchdowns and threw three more interceptions. We're optimists here, and we have Ryan ranked as the No. 7 QB for 2014 for a reason: he and his offensive playmakers can be really good. He was without stud WR Julio Jones for 11 games. WR Roddy White played through nagging injuries and didn't truly get healthy until the last few games of the year. RB Steven Jackson was supposed to give the Falcons a running game that would help them open it up a bit, but he tore his hammy in Week 2 and ultimately missed four games. The offensive line was like a piece of Swiss cheese, allowing 44 sacks (third worst in the league). Despite all this, Ryan still finished fourth in the league in passing yards (4,515) and ninth in TDs (26). White and Jackson should be back this year. The offensive line was addressed in the off-season.

Editor's note: Last year, the Falcons bottomed out offensively. It seems like a foregone conclusion that Ryan will lead Atlanta to an improved record and a more effecient offense. Injuries would have to pile up yet again for Ryan to be denied.

FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors

6/27 - Falcons O-line coach admits they will be a pass-heavy team again this season

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2013 Mock Draft Results

Month Position Franchise/Comments
2013 FFToolbox Staff Mock Draft #1
June 18th, 2013
7.10 FFToolbox - Scott Atkins - Okay, more highway robbery. Letting Matt Ryan slip to the 7th while some are paying 2nd round price for Peyton. Hmm, there's a good chance IMO, that Ryan outscores Peyton Manning this year. I'm just sayin...
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #2
July 2nd 2013
6.04 KFFL 
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #1
June 25th, 2013
7.03 KFFL - Matt Ryan in the seventh round ... I'll take it every day of the week. Drafting a QB earlier than the sixth or seventh round is foolish this year.
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #3
July 9th, 2013
8.11 Rotoexperts - Tony 
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