What Went Wrong For Green Bay Packers In Buffalo?

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Dec 14, 2014; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams (94) celebrates with defensive end Jerry Hughes (55) after causing a fumble against the Green Bay Packers during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Bills beat the Packers 21-13. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Right tackle Bryan Bulaga was blasted out of the game in the fourth quarter when he got caught on a blind-side block by Buffalo linebacker Jerry Hughes during an interception return by Bills safety Bacarri Rambo.

It was eerily reminiscent of a play in 2002 when Tampa Bay’s Warren Sapp got a running start and ended tackle Chad Clifton’s season with a blind-side block.

Bulaga was taken off to be evaluated for a concussion and never returned.

J.C. Tretter was brought in to replace Bulaga and he allowed the only sack of the day for Buffalo—which came in with a league-high 48.

Mario Williams blew by Tretter, knocked the ball out of Rodgers’ hand and was recovered in the end zone by the Packers for a safety.

Eddie Lacy was baffled that he couldn’t run the ball out of the end zone.

Thank old Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler for that. An offensive fumble after the two-minute warning in the second half cannot be advanced by the offense—except by the fumbling player—because of this play:

Lacy said he wasn’t aware of the rule.

"“From what I hear, it was a safety as soon as I picked it up,” Lacy told the Green Bay Press-Gazette. “I don’t know the rule, so I don’t know.”"

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