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King: It’s time to deep six “Matty Ice”

Matt Ryan

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan reacts after throwing a touchdown pass in the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Atlanta, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)


When Peter King of Sports Illustrated made his first-ever appearance on PFT Live to launch Week Three of the show, we asked him about something King wrote in his latest Monday Morning Quarterback column at

“Matty Ice,” King wrote. “Time to retire the name.”

King then elaborated. I could type what he said, but I’m lazy that way. Besides, we prefer that you watch the sliver of the full segment regarding the “Matty Ice” moniker.

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