Tony Gonzalez Is Correct in His Evaluation of Matt Ryan

February 8, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Earlier this week recently retired Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez told ESPN The Magazine he did not believe Matt Ryan was an elite quarterback.
"Matt's an excellent quarterback," Gonzalez said, via ESPN.com, "But he's not elite. He's this close. He'll get there, but he has some learning to do."
Ever since Eli Manning told 1050 ESPN radio back in 2011 he considered himself in the same class as quarterbacks such as Tom Brady, it is nearly impossible for any high-profile player to say the words “elite” and “quarterback” in the same sentence without making national headlines.
And of course Gonzalez’s quote in ESPN The Magazine earlier this week has been no different.
Just Google Gonzalez’rs name and you will immediately see hundreds of articles about Gonzalez’s now infamous “elite” quote about his former Falcons teammate.
But this writer simply cannot see what all the fuss is about with regards to Gonza...

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