5 vital lessons we learned from Packers Week 2 loss to Falcons

What did we learn from the Packers' loss to the Falcons?

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2. Jordan Love puts in another impressive performance

The Packers may have lost, but Jordan Love has made an impressive start as the Packers' QB1. He has thrown for 396 yards, six touchdowns, and no interceptions in the opening two games, earning a league-best 118.8 passer rating.

Outside of a disappointing fourth quarter from the Packers' offense, Love looked like a veteran. He was comfortable in the pocket, made quick, smart decisions, and threw accurately.

His performances are even more impressive when you factor in the Packers' offensive injuries and the lack of experience in the receiving corps. There is a lot of room to improve, but Love has made an encouraging start to the season.

1. Packers run defense issues return

Many things have changed for the Packers this season, but their inability to stop the run remains the same.

Atlanta's rushing attack is among the best in the league. We knew that going in. And Green Bay had no answer. The Falcons piled up 211 yards and a touchdown on the ground, including 124 to rookie running back Bijan Robinson, who averaged 6.5 yards per attempt.

The Falcons deserve credit, as they were outstanding on the ground. But it's a familiar story for Joe Barry's defense. It doesn't matter how much talent they add, this group just can't consistently stop the run, and it's a huge concern moving forward.

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