Packers at Bills: How we're picking Sunday's game

Weston Hodkiewicz, Ryan Wood, Pete Dougherty, and Robert Zizzo
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers runs the offense.

Weston Hodkiewicz (12-1)

Packers 23, Bills 19

The threat Buffalo presents is very real. The Bills' defensive front is comparable to the one Detroit frustrated the Packers with in a 19-7 win earlier this season. However, Green Bay is better than it was in Week 3 and it should be fired up after last week's wake-up call against Atlanta. Offensively, the presence of Eddie Lacy should give Aaron Rodgers all the leverage he requires to squelch the Bills' fleeting playoff aspirations.

Ryan Wood (11-2)

Bills 23, Packers 20

Most expect the Packers to win out, but this is a sneaky challenge. Green Bay almost failed to get past the Falcons last week, primarily because its secondary was overmatched. Green Bay prevailed for two reasons: Lambeau Field and Atlanta's defense didn't have enough talent. The secondary has another difficult matchup against Sammy Watkins and Co., and the Bills have the defensive talent and home-field advantage to pull off an upset.

Pete Dougherty (10-3)

Packers 28, Bills 20

The Bills' four-man rush stacks up with almost any in the league, and that's exactly the kind of defense that has a chance to slow Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. The Bills can get pressure with four, drop seven in coverage and keep two safeties deep. But Eddie Lacy and James Starks could make the Bills pay, and either way, chances are quarterback Kyle Orton doesn't give the Bills quite enough punch to pull this one out.

Robert Zizzo (10-3)

Packers 27, Bills 21

Buffalo's front four on defense can create pressure on the quarterback. If they do — and allow seven to stay back in coverage — the Bills have a chance at an upset. But they're facing the best quarterback in the NFL at not turning over the ball. This one won't be easy, but Green Bay should triumph.

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