Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) passes in the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Photo: Don Wright/AP
Photo: Don Wright/AP

What Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had to say 

On getting a chance to work on situational plays:

“It’s always good to have those situations come up this time of year. [It was] unfortunate with the penalty we had on special teams, but you have to respond. I was proud of the way we converted some third downs on that first drive to keep it going and it’s always good when you get in the end zone.”

On the offensive line play and Wes Schweitzer starting at right guard:

“Wes [Schweitzer] has done a good job for us. Both he and Ben [Garland] have been competing for that spot and doing a great job all camp. It’s hard for me to tell when I’m playing out there, but when we look at the tape, I’m sure that both of those guys will show that they are competing and playing hard.”

On whether he felt like the offense made strides from last week’s game in Miami:

“I think we were more detailed than we were in Week 1. There is a calmness in that huddle, especially getting into a longer drive. You kind of see where guys are at with conditioning and that kind of stuff. I thought the guys looked good.”

 (Quotes provided by the Falcons media relations staff)

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