The Green Bay Packers saw their record drop to 3-5 with their fourth straight loss in a 27-17 defeat at the hands of the Bills in Buffalo.
Here are a few stats (good and bad) that helped define the contest.
Good Stat/Bad Stat: For the seventh straight game, the Packers scored points in the second quarter. Unfortunately, for the eighth straight week, their opponents scored points in the third quarter.
Good Stat: Aaron Rodgers had a Passer Rating of 91.4 in the game. That is the second-best Passer Rating in his career versus the Bills.
Bad Stat: Going back to 1974, Green Bay has lost to the Bills in Buffalo seven straight times. Their overall record versus the Bills is 5-9 (.357), tied for the third-worst winning percentage against current NFL teams.
Good Stat: Aaron Jones had 143 rushing yards on 20 carries. The 20 carries are tied for the fourth-most in his career; the 143 yards is the fifth-best in his career. That was the first game the Packers lost when Jones had 18 or more carries in a game. The Packers were 8-0 in games where Jones got 18+ carries.
Bad Stat: The Bills led 24-7 at halftime. The Packers are 4-60 in regular season games when opponents have 24 or more points at halftime. They are 1-49 in their history when their opponents have 24 or more points at halftime and the Packers are the road team.
Good Stat: Green Bay had 208 yards rushing on 31 attempts. Prior to Sunday’s game, the Pack had won 15 straight games when they had 200 or more yards rushing in a contest. Since 1970, Green Bay is now 46-3-2 when they have 200+ rushing yards in a game.
Bad Stat: The Packers went 0-for-2 on fourth down attempts in the game and are now 2-for-11 (18.2%) this season when they go for it on fourth down.
Good Stat: Rookie receivers Romeo Doubs and Samori Toure each caught TD passes in the game. It was the first time since October 30, 2016, exactly six years to the date, that a pair of Green Bay rookies caught TD passes in the same game.
Bad Stat: Buffalo receiver Stefon Diggs had a TD reception, the ninth of his career against the Packers. He is tied for 16th on Green Bay’s list of most TDs scored by an opposing player. Walter Payton’s 19 TDs versus the Packers tops this list.
Good Stat: After not converting a third down in last week’s game against the Commanders, the Packers were 6-for-12 on third down conversions this week.
Bad Stat: The Packers gave up six plays of 20 yards or more to Buffalo. In their five losses this season, Green Bay has allowed 23 big plays (20 yards or more), an average of 4.6 per game. In their three wins, they allowed eight big plays, an average of 2.7 per game.
Bad Stat: Green Bay had eight accepted penalties in the contest. During their four-game losing streak they had 31 accepted penalties (7.8 per game); in their first four games this season they had 17 accepted penalties (4.3 per game).
Good Stat: Rasul Douglas had a sack and an interception. It was not only the first sack of his career, but his first career game with both a sack and an interception. LeRoy Butler and Charles Woodson each had four games with a sack and an interception, tops in that category for the Packers.
Good Stat: Mason Crosby had a field goal and two extra points for five points in the game. He has 197 career NFL games with five or more points. He is tied for ninth place on the all-time list for most games with 5+ points. First on the list is Adam Vinatieri with 277.
Bad Stat: The Pack has now lost four straight games. The last time they lost five consecutive games was in 2008 when they lost Games #11-15.
Bad Stat: Green Bay has allowed opponents to score 23 or more points in five straight games. This is the tenth time in team history that has happened. The team record for longest streak of opponents scoring 23 or more points is 15 games. That happened from December 3, 1950, to September 28, 1952.
Good Stat: The Packers had 398 total yards in the game to the Bills’ 369. Since 2008, Green Bay is 61-19-1 when they had 398 or more total yards in a game. In the last 20 games where they tallied 400 or more total yards, the Pack won 17 of those games.
Bad Stat: Green Bay had a 1-4 record in the month of October. It was only the second time in team history that they lost four games in the month of October. The other time was in 1977 when they went 1-4. They finished that season 4-10.
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