Falcons switch to QB Desmond Ridder

The Falcons are looking to the future, making a QB switch to rookie Desmond Ridder as the starter.

Related Players: Marcus Mariotta

Fantasy Impact: 

With all due respect to veteran Marcus Mariotta, it's about time we get to see what Ridder can do before the season ends. Ridder tested off the charts at the combine, leading all quarterbacks with a 4.52 40-yard dash, 36-inch vertical, and a 10-7 broad jump. Ridder had an impressive preseason, including a 10-for-13, 143-yard performance in Week 2 and a 59-yard day on the ground in Week 1. The Falcons are unlikely to become a pass-first team this season, but Ridder could be fantasy relevant as the playoffs approach.

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