4 major takeaways from the Washington vs. Cardinals matchup in Week 2

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The Washington Football Team and Arizona Cardinals each entered a Week 2 matchup with each other seeking to get off to a 2-0 start to the season. The end result ended up being a 30-15 win for the Cardinals out in the desert.

The opening half in this game featured the Cardinals having complete control on both ends. Arizona managed to put up 14 points in the opening period and added another six points to the scoreboard before halftime — resulting in a 20-0 lead through two quarters.

The momentum the Cardinals had established to begin the game slowed in the third quarter. Washington outscored Arizona by a 3-0 margin within this particular frame. There was an uptick in Washington’s offensive output by scoring 12 points in the final period, but it wasn’t enough.

For the Cardinals, they will enter a Week 3 matchup with the winless Lions holding a 2-0 record. Meanwhile, Washington will look to bounce back when they take on the Browns in their next outing.

With that being said, let’s take a look at four major takeaways from the Washington Football Team vs. Arizona Cardinals matchup in Week 2 of the 2020 NFL season.