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#2 Matt Ryan, QB
Atlanta Falcons
Height 6' 4"
Weight 217 lbs
Age 31
Birthdate May 17th 1985
College Boston College
Year 2008
Round 1   Pick 3
Season Statistics
2016 Fantasy Points by Week
Recent Games
Strength of Schedule
Strength of Schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the QB position. The easiest rating is 1 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the most difficult rating is 10 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Fantasy Analysis
Week 14 Projections
FRIDAY UPDATE: Mohamed Sanu (groin) has been ruled OUT, and Julio Jones (turf toe) is a GAME-TIME DECISION. Ryan can get by without Sanu, but operating without Jones will make it hard to trust the Atlanta triggerman in playoff lineups. The Falcons/Rams contest kicks off at 4:25 PM ET. Ryan's matchup isn't as cushy as you may think. A Los Angeles Rams defense that ranks 12th in fantasy points allowed to opposing quarterbacks usually plays very well at home. The Rams also have surrendered just five touchdown passes in five home games played.
Passsing: 276 Yards, 2 TD, 1 INT.
Rushing: 9 Yards, 0 TD.

Season Projections
It's common knowledge that Ryan struggled during his first season in offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan's West Coast scheme. Ryan tossed his lowest number of touchdowns since his rookie season and racked up multiple scoring strikes in just six contests. The 16 interceptions came within one pick of his career-worst total, and Ryan lost a career-high five fumbles. Julio Jones was a nightmare to defend as usual, but Ryan didn't get much help from anyone else as Roddy White was running on fumes and Leonard Hankerson and Jacob Tamme rarely impressed. While the 31-year-old Ryan should play better after a one-year adjustment period, a huge uptick in his production is very unlikely. Everybody knows Atlanta now prefers to operate a run-heavy attack led by Devonta Freeman (73 catches in 2015) whenever possible. Ryan's receiver corps remains surprisingly thin behind Jones. New No. 2 wideout Mohamed Sanu has never caught more than 56 balls in a season. Jones will command a ton of extra defensive attention, but Sanu has frequently struggled in one-on-one coverage throughout his career. Ryan clearly misses security blanket Tony Gonzalez, and Tamme has been a weak substitute. Atlanta has penciled in Justin Hardy as the No. 3 wideout, but it's doubtful that he'll make a big impact after playing so sparingly last season. It's going to take more than Sanu and Hardy to return Ryan to the ranks of the top-10 fantasy passers.

Passing: 1178 Yards, 9 TD, 3 INT.
Rushing: 33 Yards, 0 TD.

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