Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan enters the 2019 season as the franchise’s leader in career passing yards with 46,720. Ryan currently stands 12th on the NFL’s list of career passing yards, and he’s sixth among active players.

5 stats within reach for Matt Ryan during 2019 season

Here are five statistical plateaus within reach for Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan during the 2019 season:


Ryan needs 3,280 yards to become the 10th player in NFL history with 50,000 passing yards.


Ryan needs five touchdown passes to become the 11th player in NFL history with 300 TD passes.


With the 3,280 passing yards and five TD passes, Ryan would become the third player in NFL history with 

50,000 yards, 300 TD and a completion percentage over 65% (Drew Brees and Peyton Manning are the other two).


If Ryan starts every game, it would be the 10th straight season he has started all 16 regular-season games.


Another 4,000-yard passing season for Ryan would be his ninth straight, extending his own franchise record.

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