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Packers vs. Bills Final Score: Rodgers Throws Two Picks In Stunning 21-13 Loss

The Packers struggled on offense Sunday, as quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw two interceptions in a 21-13 loss.

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Coming into the game, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers last threw an interception 203 passes ago. On Sunday, Rodgers threw two interceptions in Green Bay's 21-13 loss to the Buffalo Bills on the road. Rodgers finished the game with 25 incomplete passes, and only 185 yards through the air with a 34.3 rating and no touchdowns.

Here is our recap from today's game:

First half

It took the Packers until their third drive to put their first points on the board for the game, but Green Bay didn't score a touchdown and allowed an opponent to lead in the first quarter for the first time since Week 2 against the New York Jets.

After punting on their first two drives, the Packers finally moved Mason Crosby in range for a 45-yard field goal. Green Bay went three-and-out on their next offensive drive, and punted to Marcus Thigpen, who ran a 75-yard punt back for Buffalo to give them the lead, 7-3.

Eddie Lacy soon followed that up on the next drive by gaining 57 yards on the ground, leading to a one-yard push at the goal line for his eight touchdown of the season. At the point, the Packers led 10-7 but Buffalo would then respond with a 27-yarder from Dan Carpenter to cap a 10-play 71-yard drive. That tied the game up at 10.

Green Bay had trouble the entire first half (including Rodgers going 3-of-12 for 19 yards in the first quarter) passing the ball due to drops and missed throws, but were at least able to run the ball well against a stout Bills front four. Rodgers ended the first half 8-of-24, and only passed for 70 yards.

The Packers entered the Sunday with five blocked kicks, which led the NFL, and allowed Mario Williams to block the sixth of the season. Instead of tacking on three more points to take the lead, Buffalo regained possession.

Fortunately for Green Bay, they forced a Bills three-and-out. On Buffalo's next drive, Tramon Williams picked off Kyle Orton for his third interception of the season, and his 22nd since 2010, putting him only behind Richard Sherman for the most of any cornerback since then.

The game was tied at 10 apiece heading into halftime.

Second half

The Bills gained 40 yards on the first drive on the second half from nine straight runs. Carpenter booted field goals of 51, 35, and 48 to give Buffalo a 19-10 lead in the fourth.

Rodgers threw two interceptions, with interceptions on the Packers' second and third drives, and both passes were picked off by Bacarri Rambo. Below is the first one that was intended for Randall Cobb. Notice how open Nelson was on the other side of the field:

The receiving corps for the Packers dropped a season-high seven passes, but finally were able to come up big for the passing attack late in the game. Nelson took a pass across the middle for 20 yards, while Cobb took for 17 himself. Both plays helped Green Bay progress down field and get into field goal range. After a pass sailed over Cobb's head in the end zone on third down , Crosby connected on a 34-yard field goal to make the score 19-13, needing the Packers to make a stop on the next drive to possibly take the lead.

The Bills took off a chunk of time and eventually gave the Packers the ball back with 1:58 to go and two timeouts, but a Mario Williams strip sack on the first play near the end zone resulted in a safety.  Lacy picked up the ball and attempted the run it out from the end zone, but the play was ruled dead. The Bills hung on to win the game, 21-13.

Here's an explanation regarding the fumble from Mike Pereira:

Stay with us here on APC as we will have more reaction from the game shortly.