Packers shut down the overmatched Bills

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A week ago, the buzz around the Bills following their upset win over the Vikings was that perhaps they weren’t such a bad team after all. Today, they looked like a bad team again.

Buffalo just couldn’t do a thing offensively today in Green Bay, as the Packers jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, winning 22-0. Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen had a miserable game and looked like he’s just not ready to be an NFL starter.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wasn’t spectacular, but he was efficient — and the Packers didn’t need Rodgers to be spectacular today. The defense shutting down Buffalo’s offense meant the Packers only needed their offense to play it safe, and that’s what they did.

Whether Rodgers, whose injured knee is still not completely healthy, can have an MVP-like season remains to be seen. But today, the Packers looked just fine as they improved to 2-1-1. The Bills looked far from fine and dropped to 1-3.

72 responses to “Packers shut down the overmatched Bills

  1. When the Packers came out in their throw back uniforms we knew it was gonna be a hideously ugly game. Hideously ugly football, for hideously ugly people. But at least we got a lucky win.

  2. Josh Allen is a teenage girl, always crying.

    I take that back, a teenage girl would probably be more accurate.

    The Bills were closing in on 100 net yards before garbage time and finished with 146 total yards.

    Where’s Peterman?

  3. Where I come from there’s a thing called defense. You’d think these teams would have some pride. Defense wins championships. Aaron Rodgers and a championship caliber defense. Imagine that. #warriorsneverquit

  4. Good teams don’t need to bring their A game to win and that was the case for the Pack today. A lot of things to clean up, they made several near mistakes that could’ve put BUF back in in it.

  5. My biggest takeaway: are the Vikings really that bad? The Bills looked like a D-II college team out there today.

  6. Not only are our uniforms the most spectacular in all of football but we’ve shown definitively that only with the NFL’s help are the Vikings remotely even with us.

  7. As a Vikings fan it kills me to say this, but the difference through the years has always been that the Packers take care of the games their supposed to win, the Vikings find a way to lose them. I still think both teams have something more to be desired, but hats off to the Pack for taking care of what they have to.

  8. Playoff teams win the games they are supposed to win. Aaron Jones looks primed to breakout.

    Remember when I said I’d be happy if they fair caught most every punt? Goes double now that Tramon is back there.

  9. It was great to see Aaron Jones picking up right where he left off last year and it was beyond great to see Kyler Fackrell finally do something. Let us hope they both continue.

    The Packer offense certainly didn’t set the world on fire today but the defense played their best game since I-don’t-know-when. The Bears won huge today and the Lions barely got edged out by Dallas. This division could get real exciting, real quick.

  10. How does a team that scored 27 points on the best defense that’s ever played anywhere fail to score a single time against such a “historically terrible” squad such as ours?

  11. I said before the beginning of the season that the Bills will end up being in the argument for worst team all-time. Also thought Allen would be garbage as he never won when playing real talent. This team is a dumpster fire. GM and coach are bottom feeders, but who wants to step into that disaster. No qb, no o-line, no receivers, no running game, no d-line, one lb and zero secondary; besides that they are awesome.

  12. Nice to be able to relax in the 4th quarter of a game. Nice that Matthews wasn’t called for roughing. Nice not to have comments not cluttered with purple prose. Nice to watch the Pack while the Brewers get ready for the playoffs.
    Very nice!
    But don’t fear Minnesota, you can dig out your Lynx wear soon!

  13. Hard to believe the season is one-quarter done. So 4 games in, pre-season for the starters is over.

    Good win. At least 4 drops by Packers’ receivers. Same note Aaron could have tossed two more INT’s.

    The next 4 games will be telling.

  14. From what I saw, the Bills don’t have a lot of talent on offense. It wouldn’t surprise me if they only win one game all year and that win was last week against another overrated team, the Minnesota Vikings.

  15. Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen had a miserable game and looked like he’s just not ready to be an NFL starter.

    Maybe it would help if he played for an NFL team. The Bills are terrible.

    I still think Allen is going to be a good QB. He’ll just need time and the Bills need to upgrade their roster.

    Speaking of Allen, I think there is a good young crop of next generation QBs. Goff (Rams), Allen, Mayfield, Darnold (jury still out on him), Mahomes, Wentz and Mariota. Some of those guys look like they are going to be really good.

  16. Titletown.

    It’s an honor and a privilege to watch this team compete for a record 14th World Championship.

    I’m glad were not just in it for the participant ribbons, like they are over in Loserville.

  17. Speaking of Allen, I think there is a good young crop of next generation QBs. Goff (Rams), Allen, Mayfield, Darnold (jury still out on him), Mahomes, Wentz and Mariota. Some of those guys look like they are going to be really good.

    I forgot to add Trubisky to that group.

  18. Liberalsruineverything says:
    September 30, 2018 at 4:46 pm

    The Gumby’s think they have good defense all of a sudden. How cute is that?

    ++++++

    Your favorite squad gave up how many to the Bills? I know it was more than zero.

  19. Terrible game by their standards offensively for the Pack. Defensively?? The pass rush was finally evident. Don’t know if that’s them turning it around or the bills being that bad. Anyway, despite the win against a team they were supposed to beat, I have my reservations about McCarthy…when the Packers win it’s usually despite him. What I can’t seem to figure out is how the Bills destroyed the Vikings? Hope my Packers can looked more polished next week in D-troit.

  20. Many great defensive efforts today, by players that have been out and have returned and are starting to gel. Kevin King hasn’t even returned yet. Things are looking good on D. Rodgers was not himself today but adequate by many standards. He’s coming around too. Geronimo has got to be more Jordy-esque and make those catches!

    Next Game Up.

  21. Liberalsruineverything says:
    September 30, 2018 at 4:46 pm
    The Gumby’s think they have good defense all of a sudden. How cute is that?
    —————

    A little too early to determine.

    But the Packers’ defense IS better than the pathetic Vikings’ defense.

    Oh, and Aaron Jones > Dalvin Cook.

  22. Well, it certainly wasn’t pretty, but it’s a win nonetheless.
    Green Bay’s Defense did a good job putting constant pressure on a clearly overmatched Josh Allen.
    Though it’s obvious this D is still a work in progress I’m pleased with the positive steps forward.

    Offense played just well enough to win, still too sloppy.
    Aaron Jones was a bright spot again and McCarthy’s love for Montgomery in the backfield finally resulted in at least one big pass play.
    It certainly looks like Rodgers is well on his way to recovering from his knee injury. (Sorry, Barneys. It just doesn’t seem like your Doom and Gloom predictions are coming true.)
    I’ll chalk some of the inconsistent play up to Rodgers’ limited practice.
    But, I’d really like to see McCarthy give A. Jones the lead back role moving forward.

    A couple more games before we roll into the bye for some much needed rest for the weary and wounded.
    With a divisional game on the horizon, hopefully we can play better next week.

  23. Some of these posts make me laugh. We were not really expecting to win. But ANYONE who objectively watched that game would see about 10 very poor calls -or lack of calling which really did hurt the bills. We are a rookie team yet held them to only 19 points. So say what you want but when we fix tbe poxitions we need to next yr it’s gonn be a whole new ballgame for Buffalo. The holding on buff was hideous. Hughes at one point was even waving his arms while being held in the back but no call. Josh was absolutely down…have clear pic of it so the refs suck. Tbh it should have been an even bigger loss. With the bad calls, our rookie QB and poor offense… so no feathers in anyone’s hat today.

  24. Typical McCarthy and Packers. A game they should win by 40 they look flat and uninspired. Rodgers throwing deep nonstop. The WC offense is best with slants and screens and McCarthy has never run it that way. He plays like he has three speed merchants at WR. He has one playmaker on offense — Adams — who has zero speed.

    Brady was right: Rodgers would throw for 7,000 yards in Patriots’ system. McCarthy is a joke.

  25. Cheese: Conrats on getting your 2nd win of the season Green Bay. You must feel so special.
    >>>>>>>><<<<<<<<<<<
    Shut-outs are a special occasion. Ironically, the last shut-out at Lambeau field was at the hands of the Vikings last December. My-oh-my, how things have changed.

  26. cheeseisfattening says:
    September 30, 2018 at 5:55 pm
    Conrats on getting your 2nd win of the season Green Bay. You must feel so special.

    ——————

    Too early to tell if this Packers team is special. I mean, yes, they’ve won it all 13% of the time they’ve been in existence, but it’s only week 4.

    I must admit, though, that I’m happy that the Packers held their home turf against the fearsome Bills offense that terrorized “the best defense to ever play in NFL history”— according to Vikings fans.

  27. Bills have no O-line, no receivers , a rookie QB that’s not ready for NFL, a rookie middle LB…..Are you kidding me! What was the GM and COACH THINKING? Did they really think they had a winning team?. In the Draft they got a shinny new QB and a shinny new middle linebacker, Not ONE O-lineman! in the first 5 or 6 rounds! I could be a better GM than this clown Beane, and I don’t even play football! COMMON SENSE is all it takes Beane! How do these guys ever get A job in the NFL! Our walk-0n’s are better than most on this team!

  28. cheeseisfattening says:
    September 30, 2018 at 5:55 pm
    Conrats on getting your 2nd win of the season Green Bay. You must feel so special.
    _____________

    Reading through these comments I honestly don’t see a lot of Packer fans feeling like their team is so special after this win.
    But, I’m sure you’re probably too busy to notice, still pasting newspaper clippings of that tie at Lambeau in your scrapbook.
    skoLOL!!!

  29. cheeseisfattening says:
    September 30, 2018 at 5:55 pm
    Conrats on getting your 2nd win of the season Green Bay. You must feel so special.
    /////////////////////

    We all feel about as special as you feel rotten.

    You don’t feel so rotten? Well we don’t feel so special.

    Get a life.

  30. Reading through these comments I honestly don’t see a lot of Packer fans feeling like their team is so special after this win.
    —–
    Ha Tokyo has 10 posts on here himself this win is so special.

    And I feel rotten? Because the Packers won their second game game of the season? Wow, you cheese eaters are sure a special lot.

  31. This is why no one takes Vikings fans seriously.

    This is my 4th post and a Vikings fan (known for having several screen names) claims I have posted 10 times.

    The Vikings have one win in the last five games.

    One.

  32. tokyosandblaster says:
    September 30, 2018 at 5:11 pm
    Liberalsruineverything says:
    September 30, 2018 at 4:46 pm
    The Gumby’s think they have good defense all of a sudden. How cute is that?
    —————

    A little too early to determine.

    But the Packers’ defense IS better than the pathetic Vikings’ defense.

    Oh, and Aaron Jones > Dalvin Cook.

    ____________

    Kirk Cousins > Aaron Rodgers.

    Cute.

  33. Liberalsruineverything says:
    September 30, 2018 at 6:47 pm
    The Gumby’s are even more sensitive after a win. A nervous bunch they are.
    **************

    It doesn’t seem so much like nervousness as much as it is ridicule.
    But I suppose you’re so used to it, it’s probably tough to know the difference.
    Looking forward to next Sunday, Packer fans!

  34. The Bills have no cap room. How did anybody expect this team to assemble a talented group when they had no money to work with? That issue is rectified going into 2019. When Josh Allen gets time, nobody gets open. Other than that, he’s facing pressure every snap. I didn’t want Allen starting to begin with because the team around him isn’t good, aside from some studs on defense, this team is very young and not very deep. I don’t care if the Bills go 1-15 this season(which will be nearly impossible with the way the rest of their schedule is shaping up, Jets anyone?). Do you Bills fans want Tyrod Taylor back? Didn’t think so. He is a rookie. We have no cap space. Go ahead, quit on the team this year, McDermott and Beane said they were going to take a step back. However, when they are able to spend money, acquire a top-5 pick, and Allen gets a season under his belt, do not come back to this team. True fans don’t want you here. Growing pains is all this is.

  35. tokyosandblaster says:
    September 30, 2018 at 6:53 pm
    This is why no one takes Vikings fans seriously.
    This is my 4th post and a Vikings fan (known for having several screen names) claims I have posted 10 times.

    ————-
    Tokyo is the guy who was busted years back answering a tokyo post as filthy. Now he tries to say I am filty, a Viking fan trying to make the Packer fans look bad by laughing at things like TS dying. Well look at filthy’s posts here, are they a Viking poser trying to make Packer fans sound bad? He must think his fellow Packer fans really are that stupid.

  36. Sorry, cheese, you’re mistaken. I’d love for you to go find proof, because you’ll find none.

    I’m only me.

    But hey, if my team got destroyed by the bills and then gave up over 500(!!!) yards in the last game, I’d probably be salty enough to just start making stuff up.

    Packers > Vikings.

  37. gbpackersfan12 says:
    September 30, 2018 at 4:19 pm
    That was a great team effort. Shocked the Vikings lost to these guys! What happened last week?!?!
    *********
    Well, for starters, Everson Griffen had a toe injury!

  38. mnvikes1961 says:
    September 30, 2018 at 6:54 pm
    tokyosandblaster says:
    September 30, 2018 at 5:11 pm
    Liberalsruineverything says:
    September 30, 2018 at 4:46 pm
    The Gumby’s think they have good defense all of a sudden. How cute is that?
    —————

    A little too early to determine.

    But the Packers’ defense IS better than the pathetic Vikings’ defense.

    Oh, and Aaron Jones > Dalvin Cook.

    ____________

    Kirk Cousins > Aaron Rodgers.
    ______________

    Not record-wise.
    But, then again, the Barneys always prefer style over substance.

  39. filthymcnasty3 says:
    September 30, 2018 at 4:19 pm
    The last time the Packers D had a shut out was 2010.

    And we all know how that season ended

    ///////////////////////

    The packers beat the Bills and now are crowning themselves Super Bowl Champions! Thanks for the laugh.

  40. The packers beat the Bills and now are crowning themselves Super Bowl Champions! Thanks for the laugh.
    ——
    Thanks for setting us straight. How dare we get excited about a win. Shame on us.

    Aren’t you the guy who whines about packer trolls in all the Viking stories? What are you doing here?

  41. flviking says:
    October 1, 2018 at 8:08 am
    The packers beat the Bills and now are crowning themselves Super Bowl Champions! Thanks for the laugh.
    /////////////////////////////

    The funny thing is; Packer history and their successes and our appreciation of them is in direct contrast to Viking futilities and your angst and frustration for them.

    Our memories are your dreams. We get it. Take a break.

  42. Bills are a training center for players so they can move on to a good team and thrive. WE are constantly trying to rebuild so the players can learn, and that’s every year after year I love how the coaches every year say we can learn from this game! LOL! and yes…. look at the tape! LOL! Its a school, not a football team!

  43. For all the Viking trolls trying to take a dig at the Packers, its 4 games in so the true character of any NFL team is not fully known at this point. They say you are as good as your record so Viking fans have to be concerned, in the last 5 games the Vikings played, they only won one game. And this week at Philly isn’t looking good either. That could be one win in the last 6 games and that’s no way to start a season. Or make the playoffs.

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