4 major takeaways from the Falcons vs. Vikings matchup in Week 6

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The Atlanta Falcons and Minnesota Vikings squared off during the Week 6 slate of the 2020 NFL season.

It didn’t take long for this game to become out-of-hand for the Vikings. The Falcons managed to put up exactly 10 points in each quarter of this matchup while the Vikings were held scoreless in the first half. Holding a 20-0 lead at halftime, Atlanta was in prime position.

The Vikings’ offense rapidly picked up their production on offense in the second half— putting 23 points on the board. However, Minnesota’s defense failed to slow the momentum the Falcons’ offense had established. The result was a 40-23 win for the Falcons.

Both the Falcons and Vikings now hold a 1-5 record as a result of this game. Next up, Atlanta will take on the Detroit Lions to potentially start a winning streak. Meanwhile, Minnesota will take on their NFC North arch-nemesis, the Green Bay Packers.

With that being said, let’s take a look at four major takeaways from the Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings matchup in Week 6 of the 2020 NFL season.