Packers move to 4-0 with 30-16 win over Falcons
GREEN BAY. (WSAW) -The Packers defeated the Atlanta Falcons 30-16 on Monday Night Football at Lambeau Field, the victory moves Green Bay to a perfect 4-0 on the season and gives them the outright lead of the NFC North.
The Pack scored effortlessly on their first drive, going 73 yards in 7 plays, culminating in an Aaron Jones 6-yard touchdown catch from Aaron Rodgers. The score was Jones' sixth of the young 2020 season. Jones finished with over 100 scrimmage yards on the night.
The Robert Tonyan show started in the second quarter. Just before the two minute warning, Tonyan scored from 19 yards out to give Green Bay a 13-3 lead. Tonyan scored against with just 46 seconds left in the half from 8 yards out, and then added a 21-yard touchdown in the third quarter. Tonyan leads all tight ends in the NFL with five touchdowns on the season, and has scored in three straight contests. The third year tight end finished the night with 6 catches, 98 yards, and 3 touchdowns.
It was another terrific night for Rodgers, who completed 27 of 32 passes for 327 yards and 4 passing TDs.
The Packers played without top wideout Davante Adams, star defensive lineman Kenny Clark, and edge rusher Rashan Gary. Green Bay is on a bye next week, before traveling to Tampa to take on Tom Brady and the Buccaneers two Sundays from now.
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