Clay Matthews leaves with hamstring injury

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The Bengals are trying to rally back after giving up 30 straight points to the Packers and the Green Bay defense will have to stop them without linebacker Clay Matthews.

Matthews has left the game in the third quarter with a hamstring injury and the Bengals capitalized with a touchdown on the first series without Matthews on the field. Andy Dalton hit A.J. Green for a 20-yard touchdown to score Cincinnati’s first points of the game since they jumped up 14-0 early in the first quarter.

The Bengals got the ball right back when Terence Newman intercepted an Aaron Rodgers pass. The Packers defense held this time, though. Tramon Williams and Mike Daniels sacked Andy Dalton and Mike Nugent missed a 52-yard field goal to leave the Packers in front 30-21 with the fourth quarter about to begin.