Five records the Atlanta Falcons could break in 2019

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Yes, this will technically be two records. We have written ad nauseam in regards to Matt Ryan being disrespected and that will not change. There are two things certain in July with football on the horizon, the Patriots being discussed as the greatest dynasty in football history and Matt Ryan being overrated. Without going into detail, the Patriots are the greatest dynasty in sports history and Matt Ryan is the most underrated player in the NFL and will be even after he wins a Super Bowl.

That nonsense aside, there are two records that Matt Ryan could break in 2019; both of which he owns already.

The first, passing yards in a season. When you look at the most passing yards in a season for Atlanta Falcons seasons, the top seven and eight of the top 10 all belong to Matt Ryan; Jeff George‘s 4,143 yards in 1995 and Steve Bartkowski 3,829 yards in 1981 round out the top 10.

The Falcons franchise record for passing yards in a season is 4,944 yards that Matt Ryan accumulated during his MVP season in 2016. When looking across the offense, all of his weapons have been upgraded or are in the prime of their careers, it is not out of the realm of possibility that he could top 5,000 yards for the first time in his career.

The other passing record Matt Ryan could set in 2019 is his passing touchdowns in a season. Along with the 4,944 yards he threw for in 2016, Matt also had a franchise record 38 passing touchdowns.

With a veteran offensive coordinator, five potential first round picks leading the way on the offensive line and a deep running back group led by a healthy Devonta Freeman, offensive records could be erased in 2019.