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Matt Ryan is well on his way to becoming king of the game winning drive

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With his 34th game-winning drive, he’s tied Dan Marino, and he’s pursuing Peyton Manning for 4th quarter comebacks.

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Matt Ryan has been one of the better quarterbacks in NFL history at leading his team on game winning drives in the fourth quarter, so it shouldn’t come as any great surprise that he’s making history in that regard. Again.

You can’t give all the credit to Ryan for these, obviously—it helps when you’ve got a good team around you and a great kicker, for example—but it’s still a testament to Ryan’s ability to keep his team in games even when ludicrous things happen, like three interceptions.

In the linked article, too, we see that Ryan and Matthew Stafford are on track to potentially surpass Peyton Manning for the most fourth quarter comeback wins ever, as they’re A) more than halfway there and B) ahead of Manning’s own pace at the moment. It’s just small, interesting facet of what is looking more and more like a Hall of Fame career for Ryan.