Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron
Rodgers will miss a fifth consecutive game as he continues to recover from a
fractured collarbone, with the team declaring him out for this weekend's
matchup with the Atlanta Falcons on Friday's final injury report.
Head coach Mike McCarthy said that Matt Flynn would draw the start in Rodgers'
place despite struggling mightily during the Packers' Thanksgiving Day loss at
NFC North-rival Detroit.
Rodgers suffered the injury on the opening drive of Green Bay's clash against
Chicago on Nov. 4. The Packers went on to lose that contest and haven't won
since the 2011 NFL MVP has been sidelined, going 0-4-1 over their last five
Flynn helped rally Green Bay to a 26-26 tie against Minnesota in Week 12 after
replacing an ineffective Scott Tolzien in the second half, but had a rough go
of it in last week's 40-10 shellacking by the Lions. The journeyman completed
just 10-of-20 passes for 139 yards while being intercepted once and sacked
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