Packers-Falcons: Tale of Turnovers
CB Charles Woodson (Nam Huh/AP)
CB Charles Woodson (Nam Huh/AP)
Posted Nov 24, 2010

Why are the Packers and Falcons among the top teams in the NFL? Look no further than these turnover rankings.

The Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons are two of the best teams in the NFL in turnovers, which goes a long way toward explaining why the Falcons are an NFC-best 8-2 and the Packers are just a game off the pace at 7-3 heading into Sunday’s showdown at the Georgia Dome.

Here’s where the teams rank. And for more on the Packers' giveaway-takeaway prowess, CLICK HERE.

Turnover ratio

Packers, 5th, plus-8. Falcons, T-2nd, plus-10.


Giveaways: Packers, T-7th, 13. Falcons, 3rd, 10.

Interceptions: Packers, T-13th, 9. Falcons, T-3rd, 5.

Fumbles: Packers, T-6th, 10. Falcons, 1st, 5.

Fumbles lost: Packers, T-3rd, 4. Falcons, T-7th, 5.


Takeaways: Packers, T-6th, 21. Falcons, T-11th, 20.

Interceptions: Packers, T-2nd, 15. Falcons, T-2nd, 15.

Fumbles forced: Packers, T-9th, 11. Falcons, 19th, 8.

Fumbles recovered: Packers, T-19th, 6. Falcons, T-22nd, 5.

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Bill Huber is publisher of Packer Report magazine and and has written for Packer Report since 1997. E-mail him at, or leave him a question in Packer Report’s subscribers-only Packers Pro Club forum. Find Bill on Twitter at and Facebook under Bill Huber.

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