Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan

Height: 6' 4"Weight: 217 lbsAge: 33College: Boston CollegeDrafted: #3 (1st Rd. by Atlanta)

2018 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
13th easiest for QBs
Draft Rank (ECR) #114
Best / Worst #72 / #178
ADP #109


Expert Note
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Just a year ago, everyone was drafting Ryan over 100 picks higher. He was coming off one of the greatest quarterback seasons of all-time. Let's not forget that he has that in him. It isn't as though he was terrible last year either. Pro Football Focus graded him as their number two QB. He is a safe late-round bet with huge upside too.

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Matt Ryan, Falcons agree to extension

ESPN's Chris Mortensen is reporting the Atlanta Falcons and QB Matt Ryan have agreed to a five-year contract extension worth roughly $30 million per year and $100 million in guarantees.

Fantasy Impact

Ryan's monster five-year extension will make him the league's first player to earn an amount of $30 million on a yearly basis. Now two years removed from an MVP season and a Super Bowl appearance, Ryan will once again go out there and prove he is amongst the league's best at his position. He followed up his outstanding 2016 campaign with a tremendous regression across the stat line, especially in the touchdown category. He threw for a career-high 38 in 2016, but only threw 20last season, his lowest total since his 2008 rookie season. From a fantasy perspective, I am not a believer in Matt Ryan without Kyle Shanahan, nor do I believe in Seve Sarkasian. Even with Calvin Ridley's addition, Matt Ryan will remain in the QB2 tier in my 2018 rankings.

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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftQB #15QB #8QB #2356
Dynasty QB #17QB #8QB #2231
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Pass CmpPass AttPass YdsPass TdsPass IntsRush AttRush YdsRush TdsFumblesPoints
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Pass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Last Week317114018.1
Last 3 Weeks272.3116.7015.9
Season to Date255.91.38.9014.3
Game Log
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OPPPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Week 17vs. CAR317114018.1
Week 16@ NO28817014.2
Week 15@ TB212129015.4
Week 14vs. NO2211006.8
Strength of Schedule
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Next Game@ PHI3rd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesCAR, NO, CIN29th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)GB, ARI, CAR30th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--18th easiest remaining opponents