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Packers Numbers Notebook: Stats from their loss to Buffalo


Following are a few stats you may not know from the Packers 21-13 loss to the Bills.

  1. Aaron Rodgers had more interceptions than touchdown passes (two interceptions, no TD passes) for only the seventh time in his career (as a starting QB). The Packers are now 0-7 in games where Rodgers has more interceptions than TDs in a game.
  2. Rodgers ran the ball three times for 27 yards in the contest. Since 2008, Rodgers has the fourth most rushing yards among quarterbacks with 1,770. Ahead of Rodgers during this timeframe are Cam Newton (2,457), Michael Vick (2,151) and Russell Wilson (1,752).
  3. Green Bay was behind at the end of the first quarter, 7-3. Since 2010, the Pack is 12-11 in games where they are behind after the first quarter.
  4. Tramon Williams had an interception in the game. It was his 18th interception since 2010; he is tied with Ed Reed for second on the list of most interceptions since 2010. Leading the list is Seattle’s Richard Sherman with 23. There are 15 players who have had 15 or more interceptions since 2010. Green Bay’s Sam Shields is also on that list with 15 picks.
  5. The game was tied at 10-10 at halftime. The Packers have now lost eight straight in games where they are tied at halftime. They are 3-10 in such games since 2010.
  6. Green Bay’s special teams yesterday allowed a punt return for TD for the first time since September 8, 2011 against the Saints. It was the 10th punt return opponents have returned for a TD since 1983. The Packers are 5-5 in those games.
  7. The Packers were trailing 16-10 after the third quarter. With the loss, they are now 6-15-1 since 2010 in games where they going into the fourth quarter behind in the contest.
  8. Buffalo QB Kyle Orton defeated the Packers for the fifth time in his career. It was also the fourth different team that Orton has played for that faced the Packers (Buffalo, Chicago, Denver and Kansas City). Since 1966 (the beginning of the Super Bowl era), Fran Tarkenton has the most wins versus the Pack with 12. Former Bears’ QB Jim McMahon is second with 11.
  9. Rodgers had zero TD passes for only the ninth time in his Green Bay regular season starts. The Pack is 3-6 in the regular season in such games and 1-0 in playoff games where he fails to throw a TD pass.
  10. Rodgers had two interceptions for the 11th time in his career as Green Bay’s starting QB, his second this season. He is 5-6 in regular season games with two-plus interceptions in a game; he is 1-0 in playoff games with two picks.
  11. With scoring only 13 points in the loss, the Packers have now lost eight straight when they score 14 or fewer points in a game. Since 2000, they are 5-32 in such games. In the Mike McCarthy era (since 2006), the Packers are 3-16 in games where they score 14 or fewer points in a game.

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