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Cheese Curds, 10/18: Packers head to a house of horrors coming out of October bye week

Green Bay has won just once in seven trips to Denver over the franchise’s lengthy history.

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There are a few places where the Green Bay Packers, as a franchise, have traditionally struggled. They had some troubles in Minneapolis’ Metrodome and the Pontiac Silverdome outside of Detroit during the 1990s, for example.

But over the course of the franchise’s history, playing in Denver has been a massive struggle, perhaps more so than anywhere else in the NFL. This Sunday afternoon, the Packers will try to earn just their second victory in the Mile High City, as they currently have a 1-6 record against the Broncos on the road.

Of course, the two teams don’t play very often, being in different conferences, and with the current scheduling system they are only guaranteed a trip to Denver once every eight years. Even so, the Packers’ results in Denver have been dismal, with their only victory there coming in 2007. That game had a memorable finish, as Brett Favre found Greg Jennings for an 82-yard game-winning touchdown on the first play of overtime.

Otherwise, it has been abysmal. Five of the six losses have come by nine points or more, including the most recent game in 2015. Can the Packers change their fortunes this weekend? Tune in on Sunday afternoon to find out.

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