Matt Ryan misses practice for personal reasons, could return Wednesday

From ESPN - January 9, 2018

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was not on the field for Tuesdays practice while dealing with a personal matter.

The team said Ryans matter is not related to injury. Ryan was in the building during the morning but left for an appointment. He and his wife are expecting twins in April, but the team would not disclose if Ryan's absence was related to that.

The Falcons said Ryan could return to practice on Wednesday and said they will leave him to comment on the personal matter if he desires to do so.

Backup Matt Schaub stepped in with the first-team offense and will remain until Ryan returns.


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