Matt Ryan a fan of Tom Brady

Updated: August 17, 2010, 7:56 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons practiced together in the rain Tuesday morning, which made quarterback Matt Ryan feel right at home.

"I am happy that they brought the rain down from the Boston area," said Ryan, the former Boston College star. "It has been brutal the last two weeks, very hot. It was a nice change of pace with the weather."

Ryan then cautioned that with another practice on the schedule Tuesday afternoon, there was still a chance ...

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