Frank Reich on Matt Ryan: I knew he was a great passer, but his accuracy is insane

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Colts head coach Frank Reich is getting his first look at new quarterback Matt Ryan on the practice field, and he’s blown away at just how good a passer Ryan is.

Reich told reporters today that Ryan has exceeded expectations with how well he’s throwing the ball at the Colts’ Organized Team Activities.

“I always knew he was a great passer, but his accuracy is insane,” Reich said.

Reich said Ryan’s passing accuracy reminds him of Peyton Manning and Philip Rivers, and Reich called the time he has spent with Ryan so far “incredibly eye-opening.”

Of course, a year ago Reich was confident that Carson Wentz was his franchise quarterback, and that didn’t pan out. And the 37-year-old Ryan’s production has declined over the last few years after he won the league MVP award in 2016. So Ryan still has something to prove this season, but Reich sounds confident that Ryan is going to play some of his best football this season.

18 responses to “Frank Reich on Matt Ryan: I knew he was a great passer, but his accuracy is insane

  1. Who’s not accurate standing in shorts hoisitng the ball with no defensive pressure?!

  2. Ryan is another year older and isn’t exactly mobile. Will be interesting to see how he stand up this season on the Colts QB carousel.

  3. The positives disappear in the playoffs. Matty Ice becomes Matty Ice Cold.

  4. from a team that recently had Philip Rivers and Peyton Manning, claiming the new qb’s accuracy is insane seems like an insane statement. More likely is that he looks better than last year’s qb, carson wentz

  5. Yea but can he make plays with his legs, we all know now in the NFL you don’t have to be able to pass the ball as long as you can run.

  6. I like Matt Ryan. He doesn’t seem to be one of those look at me guys. I wish him luck.

  7. The OTA season, every player is HOF and every team is going undefeated this season.

  8. pillow talk. Talk to me in late Nov when he’s taking sacks, whilst staring up at all those Playoff participant banners.

  9. Calm down already jeez. The Colts aren’t going anywhere next year and Matty Ice is washed

  10. I hope Matt Ryan works out with the Colts. Ballard most certainly already has contingency plans lined up if he doesn’t pan out (Kirk Cousins is all too predictable given their recent history) but the Colts are honestly in a prime spot to win that division this year if Ryan is even a small step up from Wentz.

  11. Who’s not accurate standing in shorts hoisitng the ball with no defensive pressure?!

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    Answer: Carson Wentz

  12. ryan has not had anyone to throw to over the past two years. Hes good enough to win with.

  13. The curse of Andrew Luck is hilarious.

    No, no unfortunately it really isn’t -Colts fan

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