Matt Ryan throws game-winning TD to end Falcons losing skid

ATLANTA -- Matt Ryan found Mohamed Sanu five times for 50 yards as the Atlanta Falcons tried to rally late against the Green Bay Packers, and one of those passes ended up in the end zone for the game-winning touchdown.

Sanu caught an 11-yard pass from Ryan to tie the game, and kicker Matt Bryant kicked the extra point to give the Atlanta Falcons a 33-32 lead with roughly 30 seconds left in the game.

The Packers (4-3), led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers, tried to put together a quick drive to put the team in field goal range-- much like they had successfully accomplished before halftime-- but Rodgers threw an incomplete pass on 4th-and-3 and allowed the Falcons (5-3) to win in victory formation.

The Falcons ended a two-game losing skid and a four-game losing streak against the Packers.

Ryan completed 28 passes on 35 attempts for 288 yards and three touchdowns. 

Sanu had a team-high nine catches for 84 yards. Taylor Gabriel and Devonta Freeman each had touchdown receptions for the Falcons. Freeman also rushed for one touchdown, finishing with 35 yards on the ground.

Rodgers completed 28 passes on 38 attempts for the Packers, and all of his team's touchdowns came courtesy of his arm. He also had 60 yards rushing on the ground, a season-high.

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