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Matt Ryan and the Falcons are on to 2017

Matt Ryan and the Falcons are on to 2017
Published On: Fri, Jun 02
Nov 3, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneersrunning back Antone Smith (top) hyper extends his knee after being brought down by Atlanta Falcons defensive end Cliff Matthews during the second half of a football game at Raymond James Stadium. Smith left the field on a flatbed cart The Falcons won 43-28. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

If you cant beat them, start talking like them.

After a 28-3 lead late in the third quarter became an overtime loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI, the Falcons now slide back to 0-0 and try to climb close to the top of the mountain again. And quarterback Matt Ryan suddenly is sounding a lot like the coach who foiled the Falcons effort to win their first Lombardi Trophy.

Were on to 2017, Ryan said Thursday, via the teams official website.

You know, you learn from it, like we did, Ryan said. You deal with it, like we did. And then you move forward and you start preparing to try and be the best football team that this group can be. And thats where were at.

Its not entirely clear where theyll be as a team, if the Falcons suffer the same kind of multi-year hangover that the Seahawks are still enduring after having victory over the Patriots melt into defeat.

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