Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had a solid day in terms of his fantasy stats, but it was not enough for Atlanta to get the win. Ryan completed 29 of 52 passes for 351 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Ryan and Harry Douglas formed a real connection. Douglas caught eight passes for 133 yards.
Ryan had 1,958 passing yards on the season with 12 passing touchdowns entering Week 10. Ryan was averaging 245 yards passing per game. Ryan's passing yards per game was up nearly 10 yards per game from last season.
Ryan was ranked as the 13th ranked quarterback according to Yahoo! heading into his match up with the New Orleans Saints who ranked 14th against the pass, giving up 228 passing yards per game.