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,
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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