Prior to the Buffalo Bills-Green Bay Packers game on Sunday night, wide receiver Stefon Diggs and cornerback Jaire Alexander got into a verbal back-and-forth.
The Buffalo Bills returned from their bye week, and look to continue where they left off on Sunday Night Football, as they host the Green Bay Packers. Unlike the Bills, the Packers are heading in the wrong direction, losing their last three games entering Week 8. Does Green Bay have an upset win in them, even with their struggling offense.
Prior to the game, the tensions were high. As both the Bills and Packers jogged out of the tunnel at Highmark Stadium, video captured wide receiver Stefon Diggs and cornerback Jaire Alexander have a face-to-face verbal altercation.
The videos below come from Thad Brown of RochesterFirst.com and Kassidy Hill of Packers News.
Jaire Alexander, Stefon Diggs jaw at one another ahead of Packers-Bills
The two stars are no strangers to one another. Prior to being on the Bills, Diggs spent the first five years of his career with the Minnesota Vikings. He played the Packers twice a year, and faced off against Alexander when he entered the league in 2018.
On the year, Diggs caught 49 passes for 656 yards and six touchdowns on 65 targets.
As for Alexander, he recorded 19 combined tackles four defended passes and one interception. In coverage, Alexander allowed 16 receptions for 186 yards and one touchdown on 26 targets, per Pro Football Reference.
The Bills look to improve their record to 6-1 on the season with a win at the expense of the Packers. It will be interesting to see what happens when Diggs and Alexander face off. As in, who will win in their head-to-head matchup?