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The Green Bay Packers had a very encouraging performance Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. The team's pass defense was dominant. Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel noted that Cedric Benson looked like the first "real" running back the team has seen in a while.
The performance of backup quarterback Graham Harrell remains the last item sticking in the craw of Packers fans, who believe this team is set up for a Super Bowl season. Packers coach Mike McCarthy defended Harrell after the game, but Friday wouldn't promise Harrell will be the team's backup in Week 1.
"We don't make roster decisions today," McCarthy said via the Green Bay Press Gazette. "There's still plenty of work to be done, we have three more practices. We have a game. Graham will play in that game, will have more opportunities. Graham Harrell improved from the first two weeks last night. He graded out higher than the first two weeks so he's making improvement." Source: NFL.com
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Cedric Benson has only been a member of the Green Bay Packers for slightly over a week, but he’s already been getting reps with the No. 1 offense in training camp.
In just two practices wearing full pads, Benson has broken off a handful of impressive runs, and he certainly appears to be as natural a runner as any running back on the roster. Although he’s...
Packers RB Cedric Benson could provide a boost to the Packers play action game.
In the Green Bay Packers’ 27-13 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, Cedric Benson proved some of his worth to the offense. Though he didn’t see the field until the Packers’ second series, his influence on the defense was immediate, especially when it came to the play action...
Green Bay Packers vs. Cincinnati Bengals:
My unfitered game day recap and blog post of comments, observations and first impressions.
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Shaky Smithson, Du ‘ane Bennett, Davon House, Brandon Saine, Jon Hoese, James Starks, DeMarco Cosby, Desmond Bishop, Frank Zombo, Johnny Jones, Ray Dominguez, Andrew Datko, Derek Sherrod, Andrew Quarless...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers tight end Jermichael Finley is on his way back to Green Bay due to the birth of a child and will miss Thursday night's preseason game in Cincinnati against the Bengals, according to his Twitter account.
"A blessing has came into the world," Finley tweeted Thursday morning. "Sorry Fans. 88 is Heading back to GB from Cinny to take care...
All offseason the Green Bay Packers have been hoping that someone would step up and take hold of the starting running back position and last night in Cincinnati, the newly acquired Cedric Benson may have done just that with his six-carry, 38 yard performance against his former team.
Benson, who was just signed as a free agent by Green Bay a little over a week ago, is coming...
The Green Bay Packers won their first game of the preseason last night, defeating the Bengals 27-13 in Cincinnati. The win kept the Pack from going 0-3 in the preseason for the first time since 1993. Interesting little piece of trivia there. But more importantly, we finally got to see the first team offense and defense get into a bit more sync than we've seen in the prior two...
The Green Bay Packers are no longer winless this preseason. A 27-13 victory in Cincinnati over the Bengals won't mean much once records are erased in less than two weeks, but coach Mike McCarthy and the Packers finally have a long list of positives to talk about when they review the game film this weekend.Five things we learned from the Packers' win:1. Cedric Benson is a...
What a difference one player can make. Cedric Benson breathed life into the Packers' offense during an outstanding debut at Cincinnati on Thursday night. These killer numbers drive home what was obvious as Benson produced on the ground and set things up through the air.
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers ran everywhere, including the end zone. Twice.
The MVP quarterback led Green Bay to a big first half Thursday night, running for 52 yards and two touchdowns during a 27-13 preseason victory that got the Packers' offense moving at full speed.
The Packers (No. 1 in the AP Pro32) wanted to look crisp coming off a drubbing by Cleveland. Rodgers...
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Didn’t anyone else watch the Packer game and have that Aaron Rodgers smirk titlebelt game thing going last night? Yeah, me too.
Packer Game 3 playoff pre-season analysis: Attention deficit disorder edition.
Last week Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown in practice and broke out the titlebelt. I blame THAT and not the Giants or our defense why they lost last year. The titlebelt...
I have Drew Brees at #1 among QBs because of his consistency over the last 4 years. If there is something that Rodgers does much better than Brees, it’s run the ball. Nice little run here for a TD. S/O to @sbanation for the GIF.
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