Found August 30, 2012 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Backup quarterback Graham Harrell finally came through with the strong preseason performance the Green Bay Packers were looking for, driving the offense for touchdowns on all three of his possessions in a 24-3 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.Harrell completed 13 of 15 passes for 223 yards with two touchdowns in both teams' final tuneup Thursday night.Second-year running back Alex Green had touchdowns rushing and receiving, and Jarrett Boykin caught a touchdown for the Packers.Peyton Hillis had 46 yards on six carries early on and the Chiefs rushed for 247 yards.Defensive tackle B.J. Raji appeared to hurt his left ankle on the Packers' first defensive play, but was able to walk off the field without assistance.Raji did not return to the game, although it was not clear whether his absence was precautionary.Cornerback Sam Shields had an interception in the end zone for the Packers.The two teams had a combined total of 22 penalties, but it seemed an i...

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