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Former MVP Matt Ryan becomes latest QB to get hurt

Former MVP Matt Ryan becomes latest QB to get hurt

By The Associated Press Matt Ryan became the latest star quarterback to go down in a rugged season for passers, injuring his right ankle when he was sacked by the Los Angeles Rams’ Aaron Donald in the Atlanta Falcons’ blowout loss on Sunday. The 2016 MVP had been his usual consistent self for the struggling…read more

Loss leaves Quinn baffled again with season unraveling

Loss leaves Quinn baffled again with season unraveling

By GEORGE HENRY ATLANTA (AP) — Dan Quinn’s job security keeps taking hits, and this week was no exception. Quinn, in his fifth year as the Atlanta Falcons’ coach, watched what might have been his team’s worst performance of the season Sunday, a 37-10 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. He came across as a…

Rams snap skid by beating Falcons 37-10 as Ryan hurts ankle

Rams snap skid by beating Falcons 37-10 as Ryan hurts ankle

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Jalen Ramsey’s entrance boosted the Los Angeles Rams’ hopes they can return to the postseason. Matt Ryan’s exit with an ankle injury provided a painful reminder the Atlanta Falcons have little hope remaining to avoid another losing season. Jared Goff threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and…

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Clemson slides to 4, but why now?

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Clemson slides to 4, but why now?

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Top 25 voters are being tougher on Clemson than any preseason No. 1 team in 48 years. The undefeated defending national champion Tigers are now No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank. Alabama was No. 1 in the Top 25 on Sunday, followed by…

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