Falcons' Matt Ryan: Leaves preseason opener after one drive

Ryan completed his only pass attempt for minus-2 yards in the Falcons' 17-0 preseason loss to the Jets on Friday.

The starting unit's showing (albeit in a minute sample size) during a three-and-out opening drive was abysmal, as Tevin Coleman couldn't find any running room, Justin Hardy got flagged for an illegal block in the back, and Ryan's only passing attempt to rookie Calvin Ridley was snuffed out behind the line of scrimmage. Bulletin-board material for Ryan and the offense to build upon going into Week 2 of the preseason, when the starters may see an extra drive or two to ramp up towards a potential full half of play in Week 3.

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