Matt Ryan: Owner 'has my back'

Updated: April 11, 2014, 2:29 PM ET
By Vaughn McClure | ESPN.com

Matt Ryan refused to criticize his teammates for not coming to his defense in last year's season opener, but the Atlanta Falcons quarterback understands why the incident annoyed team owner Arthur Blank.

Ryan appeared on 680 The Fan radio's "Front Row" show Friday morning in Atlanta and discussed the play during which he was hit by New Orleans Saints rookie safety Kenny Vaccaro while sliding to the ground. Blank was a guest earlier in the week and told the station it bothered him that none ...

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