QB CORNER: Matt Ryan

Here’s the QB corner with Matt Ryan and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter:

Q: Do you expect the Bengals to play more zone defense after you all torched New Orleans’ man-to-man coverage?

A: Cincinnati's scheme is different from New Orleans' scheme. The Bengals do play a lot on zone coverage on first and second down and mix in some man coverage on third down. I expect them to stay consistent with what they've done.

Q: Do you plan to scramble more often?

A: I guess the opportunities just presented themselves a little more this past week, but I've always felt that I've been able to extend plays when I need to and make some plays with my legs. I think it just showed up a little bit more last week.

Q: Is the sky the limit for this offense?

A: I feel like we can be a very good offense. We have to go out there and execute on a high level. It's our challenge to be able to do that. I feel like we've got the potential, and it's on us to make that a reality. I think that's where everybody's mindset is at.

Q: What types of problems does Cincinnati defensive tackle Geno Atkins present?

A: He's an explosive player. He's very good against the run and is a high-end pass rusher for an interior guy. He's a game-wrecker. He's one of those guys that it's imperative for us to have a plan to try and slow him down a little bit.

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