Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Football Forecast

Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) /
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Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) /

The Atlanta Falcons prevailed victoriously 31-24, in a pivotal NFC South matchup. Many Dirty Birds, also helped fantasy owners win their week two matchups. These are the performances, of the most fantasy relevant Falcons.

Player of the Week:

Matt Ryan – Quarterback 30.68 Points

Matt Ryan was the Atlanta Falcons fantasy football player of the week. Ryan was pin point accurate on most of his throws, completing 23 of 28 passing attempts, for 272 yards. He accounted for an astounding four touchdowns.

Matty Ice threw two touchdowns passes, and ran for two touchdowns. No that isn’t a typo, Matt Ryan actually ran for two scores. One rushing touchdown came on a quarterback sneak, the other on an eight yard run, in which he was spun around by contact and remained on his feet while crossing into the end zone.

Matt Ryan put up a tremendous 30.68 points in fantasy football leagues. This placed him number five in the NFL for week two. Matt’s stellar performance, was quite the bounce back, from a paltry 8.84 points in week one. The only area Ryan was sub part in week 2, was deep passing.

Week Three Outlook

Matt Ryan faces the New Orleans sAints week three, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. New Orleans comes into the matchup ranked 28 on defense. They rank number 29 versus the pass.

Advice: Start Matt Ryan