- Height / Weight
- 5'9" / 200 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- May 29, 1975 (43)
- 17th Season
- 2002 / Rd. / Pk. (NYG FA)
Atlanta Falcons impending unrestricted free-agent place kicker Matt Bryant, who made $2.75 million last season, told his agent, Jordon Woy, that he's already had multiple contract talks with the Falcons. Atlanta wants Bryant back, and the feeling is mutual on his part. Bryant will turn 43 in May, but he made 88.1 percent of his field goals in his nine seasons with the Falcons, including 78 percent from over 50 yards. He currently holds the franchise record with 1,029 points. Despite dealing with various injuries the last several seasons as he ages, Bryant thinks he has plenty left and isn't worried about his body breaking down. There certainly is injury risk with Bryant, but as long as he's on the field and active, he'll be a fantasy viable booter, especially in an offense that remains productive.
Atlanta Falcons place kicker Matt Bryant plans to play two to three more years. Bryant is entering his age-43 season but did not show much of a drop-off last year, making 34 of 39 field goals. An impending free agent, the Falcons are expected to extend Bryant this offseason.
Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant will likely get an extension from the Falcons this offseason. Bryant took a step back from 2016, but was still one of the better kickers in the league last year, converting 34 of 39 field goals and making every extra point. The Falcons should bring him back despite Bryant entering his age-43 season. Bryant has been with Atlanta since 2009.