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Atlanta’s first round pass rusher has quite the opportunity against the Packers, and he has quite the back story.

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Takkarist McKinley played a small handful of snaps in his NFL debut, but is expected to see way more time to slow down Aaron Rodgers. It helps that both starting tackles are out. That should give him a chance to make an impact for Sunday Night Football.

You may have missed Takk’s super interesting back story. Luckily, we have a video to help you catch up.

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Takk McKinley... • Brought a picture of his grandma to the draft ✔️ • Has a very good dog named Codeine ✔️ • Is your new favorite Atlanta Falcons player! ✔️

Posted by The Falcoholic on Sunday, September 17, 2017

McKinley made an unlikely push to first round pick, and has already flashed in preseason and during his game against the Chicago Bears. Can he use his enthusiasm as motivation against Rogers?