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Seahawks might not face Matt Ryan due to injury

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Los Angeles Rams v Atlanta Falcons Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Atlanta FalconsMatt Ryan almost made it to the end of the 37-10 drubbing against the Los Angeles Rams.

But even the almighty Matty Ice could not escape the inevitable curse of 2019 that has befallen nearly a dozen starting quarterbacks. Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald seems to have done some damage, not only to the Falcons offense but to Matt Ryan’s ankle.

Ryan was injured early into the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game against the Rams and did not return. He is set to have an MRI on Monday. The lesser Matt, Matt Schaub, took over in relief for the Falcons.

We don’t know what not serious means, but it’s hard to imagine a 1-6 Falcons team doing anything that unnecessarily risks further damage to one of their two best players.

Ryan joins a growing list of stars to not finish 2019 unscathed. Ben Roethlisberger, Drew Brees, Nick Foles, Cam Newton, Patrick Mahomes, Sam Darnold, and Andrew Luck have all suffered this year.

For those who may remember, Richard Sherman singlehandedly wrecked both Matt Schaub and the Houston Texans in 2013, so shell-shocked nightmares of playing Seattle might be looming if Schaub is calling the shots.

Seahawks kickoff in Atlanta at 10:00 AM on October 27th.