That ugly, awkward ankle/foot twist sustained Sunday by Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan made the fourth-year signal caller appear to be, as Peter King said on Football Night in America, Gumby. (Given the proximity of the FNIA studio to the legendary home of SNL, King perhaps should have added: “Dammit!”)
Ryan returned and secured the victory, and we’re told he believes he’s fine. A source with knowledge of the situation says that Ryan will be getting a second opinion during the upcoming bye week.
So while Ryan’s injury isn’t as bad as the injury to the other quarterback in that game, there’s at least for now cause for mild concern about Ryan’s health.