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Packers-Bills Series History: Buffalo leads all-time series 7-4

In this week's history lesson, we look at Green Bay's history against the Buffalo Bills.

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Because the Packers played on Monday night instead of on Sunday like they normally do, I am posting this a day later than usual. My schedule is also being disrupted in a big way by a major snowstorm that's clobbering this area (by my estimate, 10 inches of snow has fallen).

Anyway, let's look at Packers history, shall we? This time, we look at Green Bay's history against the Buffalo Bills. Like most AFC East teams, the Packers have historically struggled against the Bills, and the record shows this. Currently, the Bills lead the series 7-4, with the Packers having lost all five games in Buffalo.

The Bills entered the NFL as part of the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, being one of the original AFL teams. They didn't play the Packers until 1974, when the Bills went into Green Bay and defeated the Packers 27-7. After the Bills beat the Packers again in 1979, the Packers finally beat the Bills in the strike-shortened 1982 season.

The Bills would defeat the Packers three times over the next few years. In 1997, the Packers would finally beat the Bills for a second time, 31-21, at Lambeau Field. Since then, the series has been even, with the home team winning every game.

The Bills won in 2000, largely by burying the Packers with 17 points scored late in the first half and early in the second half. In 2002, the teams met in Green Bay for what was the best game in Vonnie Holliday's NFL career. Holliday totaled five quarterback sacks and set a Packer record with three forced fumbles. The Packers won, 10-0, ending the regular season with a perfect 8-0 record at Lambeau Field.

In 2006, the Bills won in Buffalo despite being outgained 427-184. They won in large part due to big plays from the Buffalo defense and special teams. Finally, in 2010, the Packers defeated the Bills 34-7 at the Lambeau Field home opener. Clay Matthews led the way with three quarterback sacks, Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, and the Packers won in a rout.

What are your memories of the Packers playing the Bills?