Green Bay Packers 2-2 in preseason after falling to Kansas City Chiefs 33-21 in finale
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 Packers.com, 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.
CLICK HERE for a first quarter recap via Packers.com.
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.
CLICK HERE for a first-half recap via Packers.com.
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.