4 major takeaways from the Falcons vs. Packers matchup in Week 4

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The Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers finished off the Week 4 slate of NFL action. It was the Packers that came out on top in this game— winning with 30-16 being the final score.

The Packers got off to a strong start in this game with bot h their offense and defense clicking. Aside from failing to execute on a 4th & Goal attempt, Green Bay scored a touchdown on each of their drives— setting up a 20-3 lead at halftime.

The Falcons started to rally back to begin the second half as they scored touchdowns on their initial two drives. However, the Packers’ defense contained Atlanta on their two final possessions by forcing a turnover on downs to lock in a win.

Despite some experts thinking the Packers would take a step back this season, they are now 4-0 entering a matchup with the Buccaneers. Meanwhile, the Falcons face an 0-4 record prior to taking on the Panthers.

With that being said, let’s take a look at four major takeaways from the Atlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers matchup in Week 4 of the 2020 NFL season.