Will Matt Ryan Bounce Back?

July 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Most QBs struggle as a rookie and come back better the following year. When you add a future Hall of Fame tight end, the likelihood should be even greater. Unfortunately, Atlanta QB Matt Ryan took a step back in virtually every offensive category.
For starters, he missed two games after playing in all 16 as a rookie. They came in weeks 13 & 14, which could have left a lot of fantasy players in a bind during a crucial part of the season. Injuries are part of the game, and Ryan is not at the point where he’s an injury risk.
Games played wasn’t the only area he slipped though. His completion percentage dropped from 61.1 percent to 58.3. His yardage went from 3440 to 2916. His TD production increased from 16 to 22, but his INTs increased from 11 to 14. Finally, his passer rating decreased from 87.7 to 80.9. His rushing numbers took a hit as well, going from 104 yards to 49.
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