The best and worst players in the week 8 loss to Bills

The best and worst players in the week 8 loss to Bills

The Green Bay Packers are now 3-5 after losing a fourth straight game to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday night.

Despite some bright spots on offense, another disappointing performance on defense was too much down the road for this Packers team to overcome.

Based on Pro Football Focus ratings, here are the best and worst players in the Week 8 loss to the Packers to the bills:

Top 5 attack

1st QB Aaron Rodgers: 89.2
2nd LT David Bakhtiari: 88:8
3. RB Aaron Jones: 85.1
4.LG ZachTom: 73.2
5.WR Romeo Doubs: 72.7

Rodgers managed four “big-time” throws, including three for 20 yards, and played well from clean pockets. Bakhtiari didn’t allow pressure past 34 pass-blocking snaps and was the team’s top-rated run blocker. Jones forced a career-high 13 missed tackles as a runner, had four rushes of 10 yards or more and hit seven fast first downs. Tom gave up two pressure points but was a solid run blocker at left guard. Doubs made two contested catches (including the touchdown) and averaged over 2.0 yards per route. Overall, the Packers earned an elite run classification.

Top 5 Defense

1. CB Jaire Alexander: 90.8
2.DL TJ Slaton: 76.2
3.LB Quay Walker: 75.3
4. DL Jarran Reeds: 71.1
5.DL Devonte Wyatt: 69.6

Alexander was targeted five times but gave up zero completions. He defended three passes and had one red-zone interception. Slaton was under pressure and was the top-rated running defender on the defensive line. Walker had five tackles and a forced fumble in his 15 snaps before ejection. Reed generated three pressure points, including two quarterback hits, and added two run stops. Wyatt, over 10 snaps, earned a solid run defense score.

Attack of the bottom 5

1. RG Jon Runyan Jr.: 47.9
2. TO Josiah Deguara: 50.7
3. C. Josh Myers: 52:1
4th RT Yosh Nijman: 52.3
5th TE Marcedes Lewis: 57.0

Runyan gave up two pressings and scored the lowest run blocking score along the offensive line. Deguara played a season-high 30 snaps but didn’t fare well in any area. Myers received a below-average mark as a run blocker. Nijman gave up two pressings, including a sack, but his run-blocking level was also low. Lewis played 16 run-blocking snaps but finished on an average grade.

Bottom 5 Defense

1. LB De’Vondre Campbell: 29.8
2. KV Rasul Douglas: 30.0
3.DL Kenny Clark: 37.9
4.S Adrian Amos: 40.4
5.OLB Preston Smith: 43.0

Campbell missed a tackle and gave up three completions over 23 snaps before retiring with a knee injury. Douglas missed two tackles and conceded five catches, including a touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs. Clark produced two pressings but also zero stops, and he performed poorly against the run. Amos missed three tackles and was credited with giving up the touchdown pass to Dawson Knox. Smith had four stops and two pressings, but also three missed tackles. Overall the packers Missed 16 tackles.


Aaron Rodgers: 89.2

Rodgers completed three throws of at least 20 yards, had no turnover-worthy play, averaged 8.8 yards per throw and finished with an adjusted completion percentage of 76.9. His interception came on a tipped ball. He averaged 7.5 yards per attempt and completed 72 percent of passes from clean pockets.

Special teams

Eric Wilson led with two special teams tackles, but Patrick Taylor also fared well with over seven snaps. Keisean Nixon received a high mark for his kickoff return performance. Innis Gaines received the lowest mark due to a penalty that nullified an explosive second-half return from Nixon.

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