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Frantic Final Drive Ruins Debut

QB Matt Flynn (Jim Rogash/Getty)

Matt Flynn did a lot of things right but the only thing that matters is the score, which the Packers lost 31-27 at New England. What transpired on the final drive will haunt Flynn, who went throw-for-throw against Tom Brady in his starting debut.

If there were any doubts about Matt Flynn's ability to be a solid starting quarterback after his second-half performance at Detroit last week, he answered them in resounding fashion on Sunday night at New England. Flynn, making his first NFL start after Pro Bowl starter Aaron Rodgers was not cleared to return from a concussion, helped the Green Bay Packers go toe-to-toe with the Patriots, who are...

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