Falcons Matt Ryan; Stats, Age, Injury, Contract, Married, Wiki, Children

Published Date: 21 Sep, 2020 Updated date: 21 Sep, 2020 By Lucifer

Matt Ryan’s playing association with the Falcons spans for almost 12 years now. From his 2018 contract reconstruction and many injuries, the father of two has many stories with the team.

American football quarterback Matt Ryan plays for the NFL team, Atlanta Falcons. He is the four-time recipient of Pro Bowl honors in 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016.

Matt Ryan Bio & Family; How Old Is He?

The athlete is 35-years-old, born as Matthew Thomas Ryan on 17 May 1985 in Exton, Pennsylvania. Talking about his family, his parents, Michael and Bernice Ryan raised him along with two other children named Michael and John Ryan

Matt went to William Penn Charter School, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One of his impressive stats over there was throwing over 1,300 yards with nine touchdowns as a senior, finishing his career by completing more than 52 percent of his pass attempts. The athlete then chose Boston College and played from 2004 until the 2007 season. In his second season, he started 11 of the 12 games and made a brilliant stat of 263-of-427 passes for a conference-leading 2,942 yards, 15 touchdowns, and ten interceptions. Matt stands 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and weighs around 98 kg.

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Career Information: Stats & Contract!

After a three-season spell, Matt got the fortune to be in the 2008 NFL draft. He became the first-round pick and decided to join Falcons on a six years deal worth $72 million on 20 May 2008. A part of the contract was a guaranteed income of $34.75 million. In his debut NFL season, he became the first rookie of the team with applauding stats and threw more than 3000 yards against Tampa Bay

In the next season, his other stats were throwing for 229 yards including two touchdowns when the Falcons played against the Miami Dolphins in a 19-7 win. It’s been over a decade, Matt’s association is with the Falcons and in the 2020 season, he has made 450 passing yards, two touchdowns, but unfortunately, the team failed to win against Seattle Seahawks with a scoreboard, 25-38.

Moreover, in the 2013 season, he signed a five-year contract worth $103.75 million on 25 July 2013. Five years later, he and the Falcons agreed upon another contract of five years worth $150 million on 3 May 2018. On 12 March 2019, Falcons reconstructed his contract and made $8.75 million as his signing bonus. 

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Injury Details: From Turn Toe Injury To Ankle & Shoulder!

In college season opener, he became the starting quarterback due to an injury to Quinton Porter. Some years later in the 2009 season with the Falcons, Matt faced a turf toe injury against Tampa Bay. In the 2012 season, he faced another injury, and this time, it was his shoulder. Moreover, in 2019, the athlete was left behind with an ankle injury towards the season’s mid-way.

Matt Ryan’s Married Life: Matrimonial & Children!

The Falcons star has been married to a lady, Sarah Marshall since 2011. Together the pair share twin boys, Marshall Thomas Ryan and John Matthew Ryan earlier in 2019. According to People, due to pregnancy complications, Sarah was on a complete hospital rest since 9 January 2019. The news of their children’s arrival was made public through Sarah’s IG page on 8 April 2019.

However, the couple has remained tight-lipped to reveal unspecified complications. 

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Some Interesting Facts About Matt Ryan

  • In high school, he got All-East honors from Laurent Lemming Prep Football Report.
  • In his 2018 contract, he got $100 million guaranteed, also making him earn at least $30 million per year.
  • He is the recipient of the 2016 NFL Most Valuable Player and NFL Offensive Player of the Year honors.
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