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Bringing wives and children into a disagreement over football is completely classless. I can't determine who was in the right or wrong just by the finger-pointing on a message board. My first thought is: it's just a message board. Anyone who takes bad feelings away from this experience has greater problems than threats made over the internet. The second is one of you must have proof that you could show a moderator and have the other removed. It's easy to cry wolf, but be prepared to show the bite. My experience with you is that you can be very indiscriminate on who you paint with that big hate brush.

On the Vick love and Ryan hate thing. It's very easy to go to the sites search engine, enter <Matt Ryan> or <Vick> along with a March 1 2011 - April 30 2011 date range and confirm or debunk that supposed nature of my opinion toward Matt Ryan. i suspect you have already done this and couldn't find any dirt to support your profiling agenda, so you just slide back into the mud for more slinging.

I've had massive political, religious, and team disagreements with several posters.Disagreements on issues way less trivial than Matt Ryan.

Knight of God is one of my favorite posters, he's not a Ryan fan, and I'm an athiest. Talk about a disagreement. G-Dawg and I get into it about politics all the time. Gritz isn't sold on Ryan and he might be my fave poster on these boards. QB and I had an all out war on the lockout, but we are still cool. I get along fine with people that I don't agree with. My best friend is a Vick loving Philly fan, and he doesn't get his feelling hurt when I smack talk with him.The only people calling me out are the ones in your newfound little clique. The same 5-6 posters. Mr. Right might as well be you and Phalcon Phil's love child, I don't think I've ever had a back and forth with him, because he's too obvious in his trollling. Dome of Pain is a moron, I never have words with him. FFS1970 have gotten into it countless times, it's gotten nasty, but I don't dislike him, I enjoy most of his posts, except the "trust me" schtick. So your little point is wrong.

Maybe you can question my fight fire with fire tactics, but you have no place to call me out on mudslinging when you thrive on the slinging it yourself. I am willing to admit that I take things too far on occasion . I am guilty of bullying back those I think are trying to bully me or another poster. I like to have the word myself sometimes. I can come off like a hothead, even though I'm really just casually replying on a MB.

It's not just your opinion, it's how you present it. You come on a Falcons board and spout absolutist opinions about Matt Ryan and expect not to get heat. The only broad brush I'm painting with is that I don't care for bullies, whether they are belligerents like Atl/0 and #1, or pseudointellectuals like yourself drowning out the argument with overly verbose bloviation, and determination to be the one with the last word,

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He can play both RT and LT.

How d'you know? Didn't he play all of his games last year at RT?

Also, didn't he tear his peck two months ago? Won't that affect his development and ability to start this year?

Don't take these questions negatively, by the way. I just don't know too much about this guy in comparison to how much I know about Stephenson and Compton.

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How d'you know? Didn't he play all of his games last year at RT?

Also, didn't he tear his peck two months ago? Won't that affect his development and ability to start this year?

Don't take these questions negatively, by the way. I just don't know too much about this guy in comparison to how much I know about Stephenson and Compton.

Zusevics is athletic enough to play either side, you don't play your best OL at RT (Rieff) Rielly Rieff is why Zusevics was playing RT.

Yea he tore his pec, but it's niether here nor there he'd probably start out on the Pup list, but all of these guys would need probably a year to develop which we can afford because Svitek can be a good stop-gap for a year.

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paulitik, shut your delusional a*s up. No one threaten your wife. It is clear you can't satisfy her, might as well let somebody who can do the job. Your wife isn't your property either which is one other reason why I will likely give her an ultimatum if we ever came in contact. paulitik, you are soft, lame, a square, a b****, and a mark. The only reason why your wife is with you is because of your ability to provide a lifestyle which she finds suitable. You are pathetic, you are delusional, you think your wife can't be sexed by another man because she is married is crazy. If you can't satisfy her, she will cheat or leave depending on what she can get out of you. For one, you are an atheist and probably a worshiper of a false religion, you really have no religion boundaries but you think she will be grateful to you. Women don't work like that son, they never have and never will. They will cheat when they find they can make a legit excuse which falls completely on you in her mind. You don't even care about her anyway. You were more mad at me about Ryan than what I said about her. Keep being delusional, keep thinking you are in control.

paulitik, you are the worst type of human being to deal with. One who has to lie to himself about everything to be who he is today. Do you man, but I would be ashamed to be of your ilk. Keep telling yourself lies. Tell yourself that you think I live with my parents which is hilarious. Tell yourself anything that makes you feel better about yourself but reality is cruel pauly. At 38, you should know by now but it's clear you don't. Suckers get played and you looking like a grade A fool in that arena.

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I've had massive political, religious, and team disagreements with several posters.Disagreements on issues way less trivial than Matt Ryan.

Knight of God is one of my favorite posters, he's not a Ryan fan, and I'm an athiest. Talk about a disagreement. G-Dawg and I get into it about politics all the time. Gritz isn't sold on Ryan and he might be my fave poster on these boards. QB and I had an all out war on the lockout, but we are still cool. I get along fine with people that I don't agree with. My best friend is a Vick loving Philly fan, and he doesn't get his feelling hurt when I smack talk with him.The only people calling me out are the ones in your newfound little clique. The same 5-6 posters. Mr. Right might as well be you and Phalcon Phil's love child, I don't think I've ever had a back and forth with him, because he's too obvious in his trollling. Dome of Pain is a moron, I never have words with him. FFS1970 have gotten into it countless times, it's gotten nasty, but I don't dislike him, I enjoy most of his posts, except the "trust me" schtick. So your little point is wrong.

Maybe you can question my fight fire with fire tactics, but you have no place to call me out on mudslinging when you thrive on the slinging it yourself. I am willing to admit that I take things too far on occasion . I am guilty of bullying back those I think are trying to bully me or another poster. I like to have the word myself sometimes. I can come off like a hothead, even though I'm really just casually replying on a MB.

It's not just your opinion, it's how you present it. You come on a Falcons board and spout absolutist opinions about Matt Ryan and expect not to get heat. The only broad brush I'm painting with is that I don't care for bullies, whether they are belligerents like Atl/0 and #1, or pseudointellectuals like yourself drowning out the argument with overly verbose bloviation, and determination to be the one with the last word,

Haha, sorry I just laughed reading "drowning out the argument with overly verbose bloviation". Nothing against what you just posted, but I thought it was funny that you would express your dislike for someones language use with similar language. Thought it was ironic. Regardless, I think everyone just needs to get along!

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Now trying to get this thread back on track.

I think TD looked at his roster and saw lots of players who were still developing, and took a gamble. We've kept 81% of our draft picks, to bring in more draft picks means letting go of others once cuts start in TC. He stuck with the ones he knew instead of taking on risks for the ones he didn't. He was comfortable with his depth. He made a gutsy call. I respect that.

There's no way to know who would have been available. It's over. If we can get the OL fixed and improve on 3rd down Defense, no one will be sweating this next offseason.

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If we had the fire power to trade up to number 6, we could have traded up to any pick from 6-27 and drafted an o-linemen/d-linemen.

Right but name 1 team that has traded up up from 27 to 6 to draft an offensive lineman? You just don't do it. You don't trade 5 picks for an offensive lineman that may or may not pan out.

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Right but name 1 team that has traded up up from 27 to 6 to draft an offensive lineman? You just don't do it. You don't trade 5 picks for an offensive lineman that may or may not pan out.

Name one team that's traded up from 27 to 6 to draft a WR. Plus, no one said you needed to trade up to the 6th to draft an o-linemen.

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paulitik, shut your delusional a*s up. No one threaten your wife. It is clear you can't satisfy her, might as well let somebody who can do the job. Your wife isn't your property either which is one other reason why I will likely give her an ultimatum if we ever came in contact. paulitik, you are soft, lame, a square, a b****, and a mark. The only reason why your wife is with you is because of your ability to provide a lifestyle which she finds suitable. You are pathetic, you are delusional, you think your wife can't be sexed by another man because she is married is crazy. If you can't satisfy her, she will cheat or leave depending on what she can get out of you. For one, you are an atheist and probably a worshiper of a false religion, you really have no religion boundaries but you think she will be grateful to you. Women don't work like that son, they never have and never will. They will cheat when they find they can make a legit excuse which falls completely on you in her mind. You don't even care about her anyway. You were more mad at me about Ryan than what I said about her. Keep being delusional, keep thinking you are in control.

paulitik, you are the worst type of human being to deal with. One who has to lie to himself about everything to be who he is today. Do you man, but I would be ashamed to be of your ilk. Keep telling yourself lies. Tell yourself that you think I live with my parents which is hilarious. Tell yourself anything that makes you feel better about yourself but reality is cruel pauly. At 38, you should know by now but it's clear you don't. Suckers get played and you looking like a grade A fool in that arena.

This is hilarious.

I don't know you, and you sure as **** don't know me, or my wife. If you did, I promise, you wouldn't be talking about me or her this way, and definitely not to my face. No matter how much "boxing training" you may have had at the Gold's Gym.

Why don't you start a little poll? Let's ask every one on the board who's the bigger fool. Me for defending a popular franchise QB or you, for inviting me for a confrontation about an Aaron Rodgers jersey I never accused you of not possessing. For taking some smack talk and back and forth to the level of bringing my wife into it.

Your very post has made a fool out of you. I mean seriously, you can sit here and type this chest thumping drivel, in a feeble attempt to look like an internet badass, and think people respect you for it? Hilarious. It's a stunning exception in Darwinism that's you;ve made it this long.

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This is hilarious.

I don't know you, and you sure as **** don't know me, or my wife. If you did, I promise, you wouldn't be talking about me or her this way, and definitely not to my face. No matter how much "boxing training" you may have had at the Gold's Gym.

Why don't you start a little poll? Let's ask every one on the board who's the bigger fool. Me for defending a popular franchise QB or you, for inviting me for a confrontation about an Aaron Rodgers jersey I never accused you of not possessing. For taking some smack talk and back and forth to the level of bringing my wife into it.

Your very post has made a fool out of you. I mean seriously, you can sit here and type this chest thumping drivel, in a feeble attempt to look like an internet badass, and think people respect you for it? Hilarious. It's a stunning exception in Darwinism that's you;ve made it this long.

You aren't even a Falcons fan. You are a simply a Matt Ryan fan. You have never been a Falcons fan for one minute. 95% of your post are all about Matt Ryan. You can claim I talk about Ryan but I already made my stance, you, you are just overkill. Everyday you come into a Matt Ryan thread to do the same exact s**t. The same exact s**t. This is just what you live for. You spent most of your day on the boards. I really come here to look at ABF and use PM's. You live for this Matt Ryan trash. I am only in here because you were talking about me like the b**ch you are. If you notice, that's the reason why I even replied. Truth be told, you are a troll. You are always making threats, talking s**t, and rarely making sense. You are so crazy you get other people hyped into your looney tunes theatrics. As much as QB loves and supports Ryan, I seen his quality digress dealing with your dumba**.

paulitik, you love to talk. I am in Alexandria nowadays. If you bout that life and not on that Zimmerman thuggery, you know how to reach me. Running your mouth and talking about gunplay. If you about that life, you know how to reach me. Darwinism, haha. paulitik, boy you are completely in your own world but everyone knows it but you. Making a poll laugh.png . What is wrong with you? Are you mentally sane? You should make a tweet to Ryan saying we should really be together. You might be the biggest sport stan in America. I bet you wrote a letter to Matthew begging him to create a twitter account.

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This is hilarious.

I don't know you, and you sure as **** don't know me, or my wife. If you did, I promise, you wouldn't be talking about me or her this way, and definitely not to my face. No matter how much "boxing training" you may have had at the Gold's Gym.

Why don't you start a little poll? Let's ask every one on the board who's the bigger fool. Me for defending a popular franchise QB or you, for inviting me for a confrontation about an Aaron Rodgers jersey I never accused you of not possessing. For taking some smack talk and back and forth to the level of bringing my wife into it.

Your very post has made a fool out of you. I mean seriously, you can sit here and type this chest thumping drivel, in a feeble attempt to look like an internet badass, and think people respect you for it? Hilarious. It's a stunning exception in Darwinism that's you;ve made it this long.

You aren't even a Falcons fan. You are a simply a Matt Ryan fan. You have never been a Falcons fan for one minute. 95% of your post are all about Matt Ryan. You can claim I talk about Ryan but I already made my stance, you, you are just overkill. Everyday you come into a Matt Ryan thread to do the same exact s**t. The same exact s**t. This is just what you live for. You spent most of your day on the boards. I really come here to look at ABF and use PM's. You live for this Matt Ryan trash. I am only in here because you were talking about me like the b**ch you are. If you notice, that's the reason why I even replied. Truth be told, you are a troll. You are always making threats, talking s**t, and rarely making sense. You are so crazy you get other people hyped into your looney tunes theatrics. As much as QB loves and supports Ryan, I seen his quality digress dealing with your dumba**.

paulitik, you love to talk. I am in Alexandria nowadays. If you bout that life and not on that Zimmerman thuggery, you know how to reach me. Running your mouth and talking about gunplay. If you about that life, you know how to reach me. Darwinism, haha. paulitik, boy you are completely in your own world but everyone knows it but you. Making a poll . What is wrong with you? Are you mentally sane? You should make a tweet to Ryan saying we should really be together. You might be the biggest sport stan in America. I bet you wrote a letter to Matthew begging him to create a twitter account.

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You aren't even a Falcons fan. You are a simply a Matt Ryan fan. You have never been a Falcons fan for one minute. 95% of your post are all about Matt Ryan. You can claim I talk about Ryan but I already made my stance, you, you are just overkill. Everyday you come into a Matt Ryan thread to do the same exact s**t. The same exact s**t. This is just what you live for. You spent most of your day on the boards. I really come here to look at ABF and use PM's. You live for this Matt Ryan trash. I am only in here because you were talking about me like the b**ch you are. If you notice, that's the reason why I even replied. Truth be told, you are a troll. You are always making threats, talking s**t, and rarely making sense. You are so crazy you get other people hyped into your looney tunes theatrics. As much as QB loves and supports Ryan, I seen his quality digress dealing with your dumba**.

paulitik, you love to talk. I am in Alexandria nowadays. If you bout that life and not on that Zimmerman thuggery, you know how to reach me. Running your mouth and talking about gunplay. If you about that life, you know how to reach me. Darwinism, haha. paulitik, boy you are completely in your own world but everyone knows it but you. Making a poll laugh.png . What is wrong with you? Are you mentally sane? You should make a tweet to Ryan saying we should really be together. You might be the biggest sport stan in America. I bet you wrote a letter to Matthew begging him to create a twitter account.

Zimmerman thuggery? In what way am I stalking you? Zimmerman tracked a man down and assassinated him like a psychopath. You were the one that went out of your way to find out where I live. You are the one bringing up that you are in the town where I live. It's your issue man. Im not looking to go out and meet you. Stating that I defend myself if threatened isn't a threat. It's a reply to a threat. I don't think you understand the concept of self-defense. Zimmmerman is a murderer.

So what, did you come to come to Alexandria to find me? I don't get the point of you saying you are where I live now unless you are trying to make a threat. I mean if thats what you are insinuating come out and say it like a man. I have no intentions of ever meeting you in person, and I'm not the least bit intimidated by your veiled threats.

What exactly s your point? Why is where I live relevant to your argument? I'm not the one with issues. You obviously are the one taking this personal. So personal that you are trying to intimidate someone on the internet by compromising their privacy. There is nothing in the least wrong or cowardly by stating the fact that if you are stupid enough to track me down over an internet argument that you will regret it.

As far as the poll, it was you that said I was making a fool of myself. I was just giving you the opportunity to prove your point.

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Zimmerman thuggery? In what way am I stalking you? Zimmerman tracked a man down and assassinated him like a psychopath. You were the one that went out of your way to find out where I live. You are the one bringing up that you are in the town where I live. It's your issue man. Im not looking to go out and meet you. Stating that I defend myself if threatened isn't a threat. It's a reply to a threat. I don't think you understand the concept of self-defense. Zimmmerman is a murderer.

So what, did you come to come to Alexandria to find me? I don't get the point of you saying you are where I live now unless you are trying to make a threat. I mean if thats what you are insinuating come out and say it like a man. I have no intentions of ever meeting you in person, and I'm not the least bit intimidated by your veiled threats.

What exactly s your point? Why is where I live relevant to your argument? I'm not the one with issues. You obviously are the one taking this personal. So personal that you are trying to intimidate someone on the internet by compromising their privacy. There is nothing in the least wrong or cowardly by stating the fact that if you are stupid enough to track me down over an internet argument that you will regret it.

As far as the poll, it was you that said I was making a fool of myself. I was just giving you the opportunity to prove your point.

I know of what Zimmerman is, sadly you show traits exactly of which he showed. Delusional, thinking he is protecting himself, troubled mentally. I am here but it's not for your dumba**. I could care less about you in that regard. I just think you are one of biggest b*tches on or offline I'd ever seen. I don't know too many guys like you. Supremely ignorant, highly bit*chmade yet thinks he has worldly views. You like to talk, I just want to see if you can back your words up with action. I doubt you can. I seriously think you a keyboard gangsta. I don't need to track you down. I don't even think you are even mentally sane. I personally think you are functionally insane. You contradict everything you say. You try to use my words in general which aren't even directed at you and flip them into your favor days later. I hope you are very good at your job because you seriously are a nut-job.

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Swift,

Listen my friend...I'm very concerned about you. You and I have been pleasant and cordial toward one another with the exception of some jabs about Matt Ryan--you've complimented some of my comments and I some of yours.

But this unending, unwavering extreme obsessive compulsive behavior toward anything Matt Ryangenuinely has me concerned for your health!

So I ask in all sincerity...what can I do to help?

Best wishes,

QB

The article was written by sports illustrated writer . Not me . The article was more about Julio Jones trade then Ryan . I just underlined what I saw fit

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The article was written by sports illustrated writer . Not me . The article was more about Julio Jones trade then Ryan . I just underlined what I saw fit

24 hours a day crying about a man who doesn't even know you exist. What a lame.

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The article was written by sports illustrated writer . Not me . The article was more about Julio Jones trade then Ryan . I just underlined what I saw fit

Like I said! You took a thread about Julio Jones and hijacked it into another bash Ryan thread!

I really wish I knew how many bash Ryan threads were on this message board! It's got to be a couple hundred thousand!

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Like I said! You took a thread about Julio Jones and hijacked it into another bash Ryan thread!

I really wish I knew how many bash Ryan threads were on this message board! It's got to be a couple hundred thousand!

did you read the article ? Its you clowns who only want to see Ryan part but it was about Julio trade

I also did not write the article , a well respected SI journalist did

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The Giants pounded the testosterone out of the Falcons Sunday, with a dominant 24-2 victory that left no doubt about who were the men and who were the boys in this NFC battle.

Atlanta's only points were a safety generated by the defense. That's right, folks: Here in a season when passing records are being shredded like old Enron balance sheets, Matt Ryan and his galaxy of so-called star receivers were shut out, blanked, zip-o-fied.

The entire punch-less offensive (in both senses of the word) effort was an indictment of the team's disastrous decision to mortgage its future to move up the board to grab Julio Jones in the first round of the 2011 draft. General manager Thomas Dimitroff should be forced to walk the pigskin plank for orchestrating this foul-sounding yet predictable disaster.

So the game was not just a win for the Giants. It was also a win for the only force in football since the 1972 Dolphins to go undefeated and untied: the Cold, Hard Football Facts Shiny Hood Ornament Man Law.

If you're new to the Mighty CHFF, this Man Law tells us that wide receivers are nothing more than Shiny Hood Ornaments decorating the engine of NFL teams. They look all nice and flashy and they cause fans to "ooh" and "ahh." But they don't make the engine run any better.

The Cold, Hard Football Fact, proven through all of NFL history, is that the impact of wide receivers is wildly overvalued by fans, analysts and, most damningly, by teams, coaches and executives, like Dimitroff, who should know better ... but don't.

The Shiny Hood Ornament Man Law proved so powerful in the 2010 season that we elevated it from the Shiny Hood Ornament Theory to its present status. It is no longer an idea or a concept. It is an irrefutable state of nature and exists all around us. Call it gravity for the gridiron.

The 2011 Falcons are the latest team to challenge the Shiny Hood Ornament Man Law, then hurt itself plummeting back to Earth in the process.

Atlanta torched badly chasing a Shiny Hood Ornament

The Falcons failed to study the Shiny Hood Ornament Man Law back in the 2011 draft. So they not only drafted wide receiver Jones in the first round, which is almost always a mistake, but also did the unthinkable to make it happen. They mortgaged their future, trading five draft picks to move up the draft board to grab Jones with the No. 6 overall pick. In other words, the Falcons made other parts of the team worse in the belief that a Shiny Hood Ornament would make the entire Atlanta vehicle run better.

We knew it was a bad move the moment it happened, especially for a team that went 13-3 the year before but failed to win a single playoff game because of problems that were exposed so badly by the Packers. In fact, we issued Atlanta a D- in our Sports Illustrated draft grades. So we're not engaging in a little revisionist history. The Shiny Hood Ornament Man Law told us it was an impending disaster the second the deal unfolded.

The mistake on draft day proved to be a mistake all year, as Atlanta took a step back by every meaningful measure.

The Atlanta Falcons' decline

2010 2011 Record 13-3 10-6 Playoff seed No. 1 No. 5 Points scored 414 402 Points allowed 288 350

So here's what the Falcons got for their five draft picks: they won fewer games, scored fewer points, surrendered more points and tumbled from the No. 1 seed to the No. 5 seed -- all because they believed placing a bright Shiny Hood Ornament on the offense would make the team run faster.

Oh, and just for good measure, they have no No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft to help fix the obvious problems, like an offensive line that can't get a push when needed and a defense that fell off badly. Other than that, it was a great decision to mortgage the future to pick up a Shiny Hood Ornament.

The disaster unfolds Sunday in front of Football Nation

The stupidity of the decision came crashing down on the Falcons for all of Football Nation to see on Sunday: the Atlanta passing game was a disaster, the Falcons were shut out, the offensive line was overmatched and its receivers were no-shows. Here's what we said Sunday in our Falcons-Giants grades on SI.com:

"Atlanta's star-studded pass-catching corps of Jones, Roddy White and future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez were non-factors, unable to get separation. They combined for 16 ineffective catches for 160 yards. Decent numbers, but zero game-changing plays for such a high-profile trio."

And that statement, in a nutshell, is a very good explanation of why receivers are Shiny Hood Ornaments. They can't make game-changing plays if the QB can't get them the ball. A lot of things have to be working right for Shiny Hood Ornaments to, first, get the ball and, second, do something meaningful with it.

Even the best Shiny Hood Ornaments touch the ball only four or five times a game -- a fact that seems lost on analysts and executives who habitually over-value their impact. (By the way, Gonzalez is another example of the Shiny Hood Ornament Man Law in action. He's the all-time leader in everything by a tight end. What's he got for it? He has 16 catches, 157 yards, two TDs and zero wins in five career playoff games, including a quiet four catches for 44 yards on Sunday.)

So here's what the Falcons got Sunday for those five draft picks in the biggest game of the year:

1. They got an offense that scored zero points against a team that surrendered 400 points during the regular season, the most by any playoff team.

2. They got seven ineffective catches for 64 yards -- just 9.1 YPC -- from Jones, a guy who's supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime game-changer.

3. They got zero movement from their offensive line in one key short-yardage situation after another -- a nail-spitting animal at right guard would have been a lot more valuable to the Falcons in the biggest game of the year than an over-valued Shiny Hood Ornament.

There was also a certain irony to the fact the Falcons and their Shiny Hood Ornament were overwhelmed by the Giants. New York's leading receiver this year was Victor Cruz, who set a franchise record with 1,536 receiving yards, including a signature record-tying 99-yard touchdown reception in a must-win game over the Jets on Christmas Eve.

The record-setting Cruz was an undrafted free agent out of UMass. Yes, he's a Shiny Hood Ornament, too. He still only touches the ball four or five times per game. But the Giants found him with their morning coffee one day in 2010. They didn't make their team worse in the effort to land him. He's productive because he's paired with a great quarterback.

QBs make WRS; WRs do not make QBs

All of which brings us to the elephant in the room in Atlanta's 2011 post-mortem of pigskin: Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan simply can't get it done.

He's consistently had trouble getting the ball downfield throughout his career, and has now played poorly in three straight playoff games. In fact, Ryan has statistically stagnated somewhere well below mediocre in his three postseason games, all losses: 72.8 rating in the 2008 playoffs; 69.0 rating in the 2010 playoffs; and 71.1 rating here in the 2011 playoffs.

t doesn't matter how many so-called "weapons" you put around a quarterback. The Shiny Hood Ornament Man Law tells us that quarterbacks make wide receivers, not the other way around. And right now we have four years of evidence saying that Ryan is not good enough to make his receivers better.

In either case, executives and coaches who are unaware of the Shiny Hood Ornament Man Law are like physicists are unaware of Newton's Laws of Motion. They have no business being in the field and need to find another line of work.

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