TI have Indianapolis Colts there’s a new quarterback! This Monday, the franchise completed a deal with Atlanta Falcons keep Matt Ryan for the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Veteran QB ends his tenure with the Falcons after 14 years and will take the seat left Carson Wentz and will seek to improve the quality of the Colts’ passing game. Whereas Atlanta will now have to start looking for a new quarterback more than a decade later.
However, trading between the two franchises also leaves Atlanta penniless. $40.5M dead head. According to the data, this is the largest amount in the history of the NFL. Despite the desire to play the 15th season with the team, “Matty Ice” was not listed as a possible QB Falcons this year; this is due to rumors that Atlanta is preparing for a restructuring.
With this in mind, he finally decided to have a new adventure in Indianapolis. Throughout his career with the team, Ryan has marked 367 touchdown passes and nearly 60,000 air yards (59,735). He also managed to place a franchise in Super Bowl LIwhere they got to the Patriots.
Matt Ryan is now officially part of the Colts
Earlier this month on 2022 NFL Scout Combine, Atlanta Leadership Duo Smith and CEO Terry Fonteno were surprisingly evasive when it came to Ryan in 2022. They repeatedly declined to comment or assure that Ryan would return as the team’s starting QB this season, while Smith told reporters that Ryan’s potential deal was “subject to offer.”
“It’s like old Don Corleone: they make you an offer you can’t refuse, I think you should take it,” Smith said on March 1. give me a bag of eggs, they will push me out the door.