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Matt Bryant | Place Kicker | #3

Team: Atlanta Falcons
Age / DOB:  (43) / 5/29/1975
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 203
College: Baylor
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Matt Bryant (back) is active Week 14 against the Packers.
Bryant was listed as questionable after being added to the injury report on Friday, but he will give it a go. The Falcons listed K Giorgio Tavecchio, FB Ricky Ortiz, CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson, LB Bruce Carter, T Matt Gono, TE Logan Paulsen (knee, ankle), and DT Justin Zimmer as inactive. Sun, Dec 9, 2018 11:34:00 AM

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Matt Bryant (back) is questionable for Week 14 against the Packers.

Bryant should be ready after getting in a limited week of practice. The 43-year-old has gone a perfect 15-for-15 on field goal attempts this season, though he has missed an extra point.
Fri, Dec 7, 2018 02:27:00 PM

Falcons K Matt Bryant (back) missed Wednesday and Thursday's practices.

43-year-old Bryant is having a ton of trouble staying healthy this season. He appears genuinely questionable for Sunday's game against the Ravens.
Thu, Nov 29, 2018 04:45:00 PM

Matt Bryant (hamstring) has resumed practicing in full.

It means, barring a setback, Bryant will return for Sunday's game against the Cowboys. We will update Bryant's status if he ends up sitting out.
Thu, Nov 15, 2018 04:29:00 PM

Matt Bryant (hamstring) will kick during Thursday's practice.

It is the same routine he went through last week. He did not feel good enough following last Thursday's practice to give it a go, but that could change following another week of rest. Giorgio Tavecchio has been filling in since Bryant went down.
Thu, Nov 15, 2018 12:31:00 PM

Falcons declared K Matt Bryant, FB Ricky Ortiz, CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson, S Keith Tandy, DE Steven Means, OG Rees Odhiambo and OT Matt Gono inactive for Week 10 against the Browns.

The Falcons' 43-year-old kicker is week to week. Giorgio Tavecchio will remain a K1 in Bryant's absence.
Sun, Nov 11, 2018 11:34:00 AM

Matt Bryant (hamstring) is out for Week 10 against the Browns.

This will be his third straight absence. Bryant resumed practicing on Thursday, suggesting he could be nearing a return. Giorgio Tavecchio will kick for the Falcons Sunday in Cleveland.
Fri, Nov 9, 2018 01:36:00 PM

Matt Bryant (hamstring) returned to a limited practice on Thursday.

Bryant is hoping to return for Sunday's game in Cleveland after missing the last two games with a bum hamstring. Giorgio Tavecchio has been filling in at kicker for the 4-4 Falcons.
Thu, Nov 8, 2018 04:22:00 PM

Matt Bryant (hamstring) remained sidelined at Wednesday's practice.

Bryant tested out his hamstring last week, but we never heard any good news on that. Giorgio Tavecchio will keep kicking in his absence and is obviously on the fantasy radar as the kicker in the Falcons' high-scoring offense.
Wed, Nov 7, 2018 06:27:00 PM

Matt Bryant (hamstring) is out for Week 9 against the Redskins.

Bryant was expected to test out his hamstring earlier this week. Apparently that didn't go well. With Bryant absent, place-kicking duties will fall in the hands of Giorgio Tavecchio, who booted all three of his attempts when used against the Giants in Week 7.
Fri, Nov 2, 2018 01:22:00 PM

Falcons K Matt Bryant plans to test out his hamstring on Thursday.

He is not in the clear, but coach Dan Quinn seemed to suggest Bryant has a good shot to play this week. "I think it treated him well," Quinn said of the bye week. "The reason that I say that is that he’s making a turn for the better." Giorgio Tavecchio handled the kicking duties before the bye and would once again get the nod this week if Bryant cannot go.
Tue, Oct 30, 2018 09:16:00 AM

The Falcons will be without K Matt Bryant (hamstring) for Week 7.

Bryant strained his hamstring against the Bucs. The 43-year-old kicker has dealt with a few minor ailments over the past year. Coach Dan Quinn hinted free agent Giorgio Tavecchio will take Bryant's place for Week 7.
Mon, Oct 15, 2018 03:27:00 PM

Matt Bryant connected on both his field goal attempts in the Falcons' third preseason game.

Bryant missed the first two preseason games with an injury, but he proved his health by knocking through 47-yard and 33-yard field goals on Saturday night. Back to full health, Bryant is safe to target at the end of fantasy drafts.
Sat, Aug 25, 2018 10:03:00 PM

Falcons K Matt Bryant (undisclosed) will test out his leg on Wednesday.

Bryant has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury during camp, but he seems to be nearing full health. If all goes well on Wednesday, he should be available for the second preseason game. Even if he missed that contest, he should be fully healthy well before Week 1.
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 10:02:00 AM

Falcons re-signed K Matt Bryant to a three-year, $10.5 million contract.

Bryant has been outstanding the past two seasons, nailing 68-of-76 (89.5 percent) field goal attempts. Bryant has connected on at least 85 percent of his field goals in seven of the past eight seasons. He turns 43 in May. Despite Bryant's advanced age, he will remain a premier fantasy kicker in 2018.
Mon, Mar 5, 2018 05:29:00 PM

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