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The Money Is Nice for \'Matty Ice\'

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had a breakout year in 2016 when he was named the NFL Most Valuable Player.

As they say: With great performance comes great monetary compensation.

So the Falcons rewarded their franchise QB with a fat contract and made Ryan the NFL's first $30 million (per year) man.

The full contract calls for Ryan to be paid $150 over five seasons.

Ryan was the third overall pick of the Falcons in 2008.

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