While you wouldn't allege Matt Ryan was so eager to get into Flowery Branch on Tuesday morning because he knew it would mean an extra $11.25 million in his pocket, that long-awaited roster bonus certainly couldn't have hurt. And, yep, here's photographic evidence that Ryan made it into the facility.
However, the team's many unrestricted free agents won't be able to join their quarterback until they're signed -- only restricted free agents Brent Grimes and Eric Weems can show up. Here's Grimes rolling up in his Camaro.
Tyson Clabo is reportedly close to signing, so he could be on the field after Friday's free agency period begins. Other Falcons could sign that evening too, permitting them to take the field. The sooner the better -- this compacted offseason will reward teams that are able to take care of business efficiently.
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