PFWA name Atlanta's Matt Ryan MVP, Offensive POY

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan was named the Pro Football Writers of America's MVP and Offensive Player of The Year on Wednesday. /(MGN Online)

Possibly one of many postseason awards arrived to Atlanta Wednesday afternoon as the Pro Football Writers' of American named Falcons' QB Matt Ryan MVP and Offensive Player Of The Year.

Ryan had is in the midst of his best season in his career. The Quarterback has led the Falcons to the NFC Championship game while leading the NFL with a 117.1 passer rating and finished second in passing yards and touchdowns.

The Boston College grad set career bests this season in passing yards (4,944), touchdowns (38), and completion percentage (69.9%).

Under Ryan and Offensive Coordinator Kyle Shanahan, Atlanta finished the regular season as the highest scoring offense in the NFL at 33.8 pgg.

Atlanta will face Green Bay Sunday at 3:05 p.m at the Georgia Dome. in the NFC Championship Game.

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