Saturday, December 13, 2014

Duke Williams: 'Season on the line' against Packers


The Buffalo Bills have been perfect so far this season against the NFC North, but it's the team's last game against the division that'll count most.

Wins against the Bears, Lions and Vikings have helped the team get to its current 7-7 record and still have a chance at the playoffs. But now, the league's fifth-ranked defense will have to quell the league's highest scoring offense to stay in the hunt.

"We have to win this game. This is a must-win game," Bills safety Duke Williams said via "The season is pretty much on the line and guys have to go into this game knowing that. We have a lot of veterans on the team that know what's at stake in this game. We just gotta get the job done."

For Williams and the DB crew to keep their offense in the game, they have to figure out how to slow down an elusive Aaron Rodgers, who has a passer rating of nearly 120 and only three interceptions this season.

For Buffalo, that means sustaining their coverage for a long as possible. Or as Williams put it, plaster the opposition.

"We just gotta learn how to plaster on the receivers and stay in coverage long enough for the D-line to get the pass rush.

"Guys like Rodgers, you have to be able to stay in coverage longer. You have to have a clock in your head ... That's why we use plaster. You have to stick on your receivers and hope the D-line gets there."

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