Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez active for Packers game

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez is active for Sunday’s

game against the Packers after being limited in practice with a toe


The veteran Gonzalez had been questionable for the game.

For the Packers, center Evan Dietrich-Smith is active after

being hobbled the past week with knee and ankle injuries. Backup

offensive lineman Marshall Newhouse is out because of illness.

As expected, Matt Flynn is starting at quarterback for Aaron

Rodgers, who remains out with a fractured left collarbone. The

Packers’ other inactives are receiver Chris Harper, running back

Kahlil Bell, linebacker Nate Palmer, and defensive linemen C.J.

Wilson and Jerel Worthy.

Inactive for Atlanta are running back Josh Vaughn, safety Kemal

Ishmael, linebacker Omar Gaither, defensive tackle Travian

Robertson, and offensive linemen Harland Gunn, Terren Jones and

Sean Locklear.

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