Green Bay Packers get the "W" at home vs. Falcons, 22-21

GREEN BAY (WITI)-- After going 5 games without a win, the Packers pick up their 6th win of the season, beating the Atlanta Falcons 22-21 at Lambeau Field on Sunday.

The Packers struck first, right as the 1st quarter winded down Eddie Lacy scored on a 1 yard touchdown run, making it 7-0 Packers.

But the 2nd quarter belonged to the Falcons.  Drew Davis took a 36 yard touchdown pass from Matt Ryan to tie it at 7.  3 minutes later Tony Gonzalez caught a 2 yard touchdown pass to give Atlanta their first lead of the day, 14-7.

With 3:39 left the Packers responded with a 40 yard Mason Crosby Field Goal to shorten the Falcons' lead to 4.

Atlanta would widen the gap once more with 23 seconds left in the half; Sean Weatherspoon intercepted Packers QB, Matt Flynn and took it 71 yards into the endzone.  Atlanta lead 21-10 at the half.

The 2nd half would be all Packers.  The Falcons' failed to get any momentum and started the half with back to back 3 and outs. Packers' Mason Crosby added 2 FGs, a 33 yarder and a 25 yarder to make the score with in 5 (21-16).

The 4th Quarter is where Green Bay took complete control. Tight End, Andrew Quarless caught a 2 yard pass from Flynn to put the Pack back on top, 22-21. The Pack tried for the Two-Point conversion but it failed.

The Falcons' final conversion was a nail biter. Atlanta picked up 33 yards in just 2 plays. But Falcons' QB, Matt Ryan threw 2 incomplete passes putting them at 3rd and 10 at the ATL 43 with 11 seconds left.  That's where Packer's Jarrett Bush intercepted Ryan's pass intended for Receiver Harry Douglas.  With 4 seconds left Matt Flynn took a knee and secured the win for Green Bay.

Flynn finished 24 for 32 with 258 yards passing, 1 TD and 1 interception. Falcons' Ryan was 20-35 with 205 yards passing, 2 TDs and 1 pick.

The Pack's D was huge in the 2nd half and didn't allow a single score. The Packers' possession after Mike Neal's sack and forced fumble on Ryan gave them their game winning touchdown.

The win continued Green Bay's December winning streak; now at 13 games.

The Packers' playoff chances are still alive with the victory, especially since 1st place Detroit fell to Philadelphia 34-20.

The odds are much higher that Aaron Rodgers could return next week for the Pack's road match up with 7-5 Dallas.