Last year, the Green Bay Packers were one of the healthiest teams in the National Football League. This year, they’re far from it, but it hasn’t stopped the green and gold from a perfect 4-0 start.
Playing without Davante Adams, Marcedes Lewis and Kenny Clark, the Packers rolled to a 30-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night at Lambeau Field. Aaron Rodgers passed for 327 yards and four touchdowns, with three of the scoring strikes going to tight end Robert Tonyan.
The Packers have now opened a season by scoring at least 30 points in four straight games for the first time in franchise history.
Tonyan’s touchdown receptions came from 19, 8 and 21 yards. He finished the night with six catches for 98 yards. His five touchdowns for the season ties him with Tampa Bay’s Mike Evans for the NFL lead. [Read more…]