In a fierce battle against the always dangerous Baltimore Ravens, Ryan looked like a seasoned vet. Completing 32 out of 50 passes, Matt Ryan recorded 316 yards and three touchdowns with a 101.8 QB rating.
Matt Ryan showed how good he truly is, leading his team back into the game when it seemed like a Ravens win was already in order.
With only one minute and five seconds remaining in the contest, the Atlanta Falcons were trailing 21-20. Ryan then took over, and threw his way downfield to victory. First a deep left pass to Michael Jenkins for 24 yards. Then he hit Roddy White with a short 15-yarder and spiked the football stopping the clock. Ryan then threw two short passes for incompletions before hitting Roddy White deep for a 33-yard touchdown, giving the Falcons a 26-21 lead after failing the two-point conversion attempt.
This win exampled how effective and clutch Matt Ryan can be. Beating out a tough Baltimore Ravens team, especially in the final minutes of play, is an impressive feat.
The Falcons now improve to 7-2 sitting atop the NFC South division with a one-game lead.
The biggest game on their schedule is against New Orleans, who they already beat on the road in overtime by a score of 27-24. If Atlanta can win at home against the Saints on December 27th, you can expect the Falcons to make the playoffs for the second time in the past three years.
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