NFC South Power Rankings after Week 4

Where do the Bucs stand after a big divisional win?
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3. Atlanta Falcons (2-2)

The Falcons went to London to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in a game that figured to be far more competitive than it actually was. Jacksonville was coming off a game that saw them get handled pretty well by the Houston Texans, in a 20-point defeat in Week 3. You would have guessed the Jaguars were going to bounce back, but they did so in dominating fashion against these Falcons. Jacksonville beat the Falcons 23-7, and Atlanta turned it over three times, which was the difference here.

After four weeks, it's starting to become apparent that the Falcons have a quarterback problem. This offense is not going anywhere with Desmond Ridder under center. He is limited as a passer, which is a shame because the Falcons have a pair of elite weapons in that realm. Both Drake London and Kyle Pitts are under-utilized, and the latter has to be wondering why in the world he was drafted no. 5 overall a couple of years ago.

Sure, Atlanta can run the football. But such a one-dimensional offense is not going to go very far in today's NFL. You have to be able to throw the football, and the Falcons simply cannot do that. One has to wonder when Taylor Heinicke is going to get his shot. It very well could be coming sooner rather than later.