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Green Bay Packers 2-2 in preseason after falling to Kansas City Chiefs 33-21 in finale

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KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 30: Defensive back Jordan Sterns #46 of the Kansas City Chiefs breaks up a pass intended for wide receiver Adonis Jennings #13 of the Green Bay Packers during the preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium on August 30, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Green Bay Packers finished the preseason with a matchup vs. the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City Thursday, Aug. 30. Heading into this matchup, the Packers were 2-1 in the preseason, losing to the Oakland Raiders Friday, Aug. 25, 13-6. They won vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers 51-34 on Aug. 16, and vs. the Tennessee Titans, 31-17 on Aug. 9.

According to, 22 Packers players did not suit up:

  • QB Aaron Rodgers
  • WR Jake Kumerow
  • WR Davante Adams
  • WR Randall Cobb
  • S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
  • S Kentrell Brice
  • RB Jamaal Williams
  • RB Devante Mays
  • CB Tramon Williams
  • LB Oren Burks
  • LB Blake Martinez
  • LB Clay Matthews
  • C Corey Linsley
  • T Kyle Murphy
  • T David Bakhtiari
  • DT Mike Daniels
  • TE Jimmy Graham
  • RB Ty Montgomery
  • TE Marcedes Lewis
  • LB Reggie Gilbert
  • DL Muhammad Wilkerson
  • DL Kenny Clark

DeShone Kizer started at QB.

Kansas City was the first to score — making it 7-0 with 9:13 remaining in the first quarter.

The first Packers’ score of the game was via a DeShone Kizer pass to #81, Geronimo Allison, for a 31-yard touchdown. With the extra point, the game was tied.

The game was tied as the first quarter came to an end.

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In the second quarter, Tim Boyle took over at QB.

Kansas City took the lead with a field goal in the second.

The Packers took back the lead with a pass from Boyle to Robert Tonyan Jr. The score was then Packers 14, Chiefs 10.

Aaron Jones extended the Packers’ lead, running the ball in for a touchdown. The score was then Green Bay 21, Kansas City 10.

Kansas City scored late in the second, to bring the score to Packers 21, Chiefs 17.

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The Chiefs were down by just one point early in the third quarter after a successful field goal.

The Chiefs recaptured the lead late in the third with a field goal — making the score 23-21.

It was 23-21 Chiefs heading into the fourth quarter.

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The Chiefs quickly scored another field goal early in the fourth, extending their lead to 26-21.

The Chiefs further extended their lead with an interception, returned for touchdown — making the score 33-21.

The final score: 33-21, and the Packers ended the preseason 2-2.

The Packers kick off the regular season Sept. 9 vs. the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field.

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