The defending Super Bowl champions started their defence with a loss amidst the flashbulbs and pomp of a Hollywood opening night.

The Buffalo Bills humiliated the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night, defeating them 31-10 . 

2022 Super Bowl favourites made a statement at the expense of the 2021 Super Bowl champions.

The 21-point margin of loss checks in as the second-largest margin of defeat in a season opener for a reigning Super Bowl champion.

Trailing just the 2013 Baltimore Ravens' 22-point loss to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, per NFL Research. 

Manning torched the Ravens on that day to the tune of seven touchdown passes on his way to winning the AP NFL Most Valuable Player and the Broncos earning a Super Bowl berth.

According to NFL Research, it is only behind the Baltimore Ravens' 22-point defeat to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos in 2013.

The Ravens, on the other hand, went on to finish 8-8 and missed the playoffs.

On Thursday, Bills quarterback didn't have nearly the same performance as Manning did all those years ago, but he still ran and passed roughshod over the Rams.

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