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Packers Injuries contribute to loss in Atlanta

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Before the game, David Bakhtiari and Bryan Bulaga were announced inactive. More injuries early in this game, Mike Daniels, Jordy Nelson, and Kentrell Brice all went out of the game with injuries and did not return. 

First drive for the Falcons ended with Matt Ryan toss to Devonte Freeman who had the easy lane for the touchdown. Falcons up 7-0. 

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers now in the same spot on the opposite side of the field, and Ty Montgomery punches it in to tie the game at 7. 

Seconds left in the first half, Falcons lead 14-7, and Matt Ryan finds a wide open Tevin Colman for a 4 yard touchdown pass. Falcons extend the lead 24-7. 

Third quarter, Aaron Rodgers is hit hard, the ball is out and is ruled a backwards pass. Falcons Desmond Trufont returned the fumble for a touchdown. Falcons now up 31-7. 

Fourth quarter, Rodgers goes deep to Adams who makes the touchdown catch. The 33 yard touchdown pass cuts the Falcons lead to 34-16. 

But, the Packers can't make the comeback, and they fall to the Falcons 34-23. 

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