Ryan passes for 3,000 yards for 11th straight season

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, on his second completion of Sunday’s 43-6 win over Las Vegas, surpassed the 3,000-yard passing mark for the 11th time in his career.

Ryan tossed an 11-yard completion to tight end Jaeden Graham on the Falcons’ first possession against the Raiders at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. On their next possession on third-and-2 from Las Vegas’ 37, Ryan connected with wide receiver Calvin Ridley for 16 yards. With 27 yards, he had 3,005 yards on the season.

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Ryan ranked third in the NFL with 2,978 passing yards entering the game against the Raiders.

This is Ryan’s 11th consecutive season with at least 3,000 passing yards — the longest such streak in franchise history, the eighth longest streak in NFL history and the third-longest active streak in the league.

Only Philip Rivers (14 seasons, 2006-19) and Tom Brady (11 seasons, 2009-19) have longer active streaks.

Falcons’ next four games

Raiders at Falcons at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29

Saints at Falcons at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6

Falcons at Chargers at 4:25 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 13

Buccaneers at Falcons at 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 20

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