ATLANTA (AP) — A fast start helped Seattle rule the road yet again.
Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to DK Metcalf, Chris Carson ran for 90 yards and a score, and the Seahawks beat...
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan won't play Sunday against Seattle, ending his 10-year streak of consecutive starts.
Ryan sprained his right ankle last week in a loss to...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Quarterback Matt Ryan returned to practice from a right ankle sprain and is listed as questionable for the Atlanta Falcons' game against Seattle.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn says quarterback Matt Ryan is hopeful he'll return from a sprained ankle to play against Seattle.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan's decadelong streak of consecutive starts is on the line due to a sprained right ankle.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Josh Rosen kept going down and getting back up.
Bidding for a starting job, Rosen overcame shaky protection to throw for 191 yards and direct three scoring drives...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Just when Kurt Benkert may have been on the verge of pushing to be Matt Ryan's top backup this season, Benkert's toe injury has forced the Atlanta Falcons to look...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan left team headquarters because of an undisclosed personal matter and did not practice with the team.
Team spokesman Brian Cearns said Tuesday the Falcons did not plan to give a reason for his absence, adding that Ryan would address the matter when he meets on Wednesday with reporters "if he decides to do so."
Atlanta (11-6) visits Philadelphia (13-3) in the divisional round of the playoffs on Saturday.
ATLANTA (6-3) at PHILADELPHIA (4-4)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE — Pick-em
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Atlanta 6-3; Philadelphia 4-4
SERIES RECORD — Eagles lead 17-14-1
LAST MEETING — Falcons beat Eagles 26-24, Sept. 14, 2015
LAST WEEK — Falcons beat Buccaneers 43-28; Eagles lost to Giants 28-23
AP PRO32 RANKING — Falcons No. 6, Eagles No. 13
FALCONS OFFENSE — OVERALL (2), RUSH (10), PASS (2)
FALCONS DEFENSE — OVERALL (26), RUSH (7), PASS (31)
EAGLES OFFENSE — OVERALL (25), RUSH (17), PASS (28)
ATLANTA FALCONS (8-8)
New faces: C Alex Mack, WR Mohamed Sanu, DE Dwight Freeney, QB Matt Schaub, TE Austin Hooper, S Keanu Neal, LB Courtney Upshaw, DE Derrick Shelby, LB De'Vondre Campbell, LB Deion Jones.
Key losses: LB Justin Durant, WR Roddy White, WR Devin Hester, S William Moore, NT Paul Soliai, WR Leonard Hankerson.
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan had little to show for his two possessions — no completions, no first downs and no fun.
At least he could then enjoy watching Matt Schaub's successful homecoming.
Making a successful return to his first NFL home, Schaub passed for 179 yards, leading three scoring drives, and the Atlanta Falcons beat the Washington Redskins 23-17 on Thursday night.
"It was good to be back in the Georgia Dome," Schaub said.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — All four of Atlanta's quarterbacks are expected to play in Thursday night's preseason opener against Washington, setting a pattern of frequent substitutions that should follow at other positions.
Matt Ryan and top backup Matt Schaub will be the first two quarterbacks in the game, followed by Sean Renfree and Matt Sims. Ryan and other starters are expected to have limited playing time.
"We're looking forward to everybody getting to be a...