Matt Ryan “looked sharp” in Colts’ debut

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Matt Ryan spent 14 seasons in Atlanta before the March trade that sent the former league MVP to Indianapolis. Now, everything once old is new again.

Ryan made his Colts’ debut Saturday against the Bills.

He played four series, going into the second quarter, and completed 6 of 10 passes for 58 yards.

“It felt good just to get out there, just to hear the operation, new voice in the headset, all those different things,” Ryan said, via James Boyd of “Be with those guys, communicate at the line of scrimmage, I thought that part was good. I would have liked a little more production from all of us, but you know, it’s a good start for us.”

Ryan’s longest completion was a 17-yarder to top receiver Michael Pittman Jr., who led the team with two catches for 30 yards. The team’s other receivers showed they still need some work.

Saturday was a start, though.

“I thought Matt looked sharp,” Colts coach Frank Reich said. “Thought all of his throws were right on the money. We’ve just got to convert some of those.”

6 responses to “Matt Ryan “looked sharp” in Colts’ debut

  1. So the WR room looks good? According to Ballard and Reich, it does. Really? How about soft and uninspiring. And to think that Julio was out there for the signing, until Brady got him first. Yes, Brady, Enough said. Colts offense is in trouble.

  2. Might be a good idea to kick the tires on TY for one more year. I thought all the QB’s looked good except Coan. Ehlinger was impressive, if he had a stronger arm, he would be really special. Things will improve, lot of new faces out there, but this is a talented team. It’s going to take a little time to jell.

  3. Shockingly, so did Carson Wentz! The way the Colt’s owner, coaches, and front office have constantly trashed him, even after he was long gone, made me think he’d throw 12 interceptions and curl up into the fetal position in his debut with Washington! But maybe this is preseason and the Colts shouldn’t declare victory just yet.

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