For the second week in a row, the Green Bay Packers ended a preseason game with an injury to a starting wide receiver. After Jordy Nelson's unfortunate season-ending ACL injury last Sunday in Pittsburgh, Randall Cobb left Saturday's contest with a shoulder injury. The severity of Cobb's injury is still unknown.
This week's game against the Eagles was much uglier at the beginning than the game against the Steelers. The Packers starting defense gave up three straight offensive touchdowns to Sam Bradford and were down by as many as 25 points. The Eagles went on to beat the Packers by the final of 39-26.
Here's our recap of the game:
The Eagles got out front and took a commanding 25-0 lead after scoring on it's first three offensive drives and intercepting quarterback Brett Hundley. A 67-yard kickoff return from Raheem Mostert led to a Darren Sproles 8-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Sam Bradford, who threw touchdowns on the next two drives. Hundley's interception came on Green Bay's second as Walter Thurmond took the pass 28 yards the other way.
Hundley finally led a scoring drive and got the Packers on the board 25-7 after a 1-yard touchdown run by James Starks. Before that drive, five of Hundley's last seven drives dating back to last week against the Steelers ended with three-and-outs.
Bradford's day was done after his third touchdown. He finished 10-for-10 with 121 yards passing. Backup Mark Sanchez entered the game and put the Eagles up 32-7 after a 11-play, 55-yard scoring drive that ended after a 9-yard touchdown to Jeff Maehl.
With running back Alonzo Harris (hand) not dressed, Rajion Neal continued to put his stamp on the No. 3 running back job. Neal caught three passes for 58 yards, including a 36-yard touchdown that came on a screen pass from Hundley.
Philadelphia answered Neal's touchdown with another score from Sanchez, who found Trey Burton seven yards out with under five seconds before the half.
Hundley played much better after the early interception. The rookie quarterback took the Packers to the end zone for the second time on the third drive of the half. Fellow rookie Kennard Backman reached out to score after hauling in a 4-yard pass from Hundley. The Packers didn't convert on the two-point conversion, but they finished off a 9-play, 83-yard drive that burned 5:19 off the clock and made the score 39-20.
Hundley finished the game 22-of-31 (111.6 rating) and passed for 315 yards with two touchdowns and one interception.
UW-Whitewater quarterback Matt Blanchard entered the game in the fourth and hit Jeff Janis for a touchdown on his first drive. Blanchard put nice touch on a ball that went 27 yards to Jeff Janis for a touchdown.
That was all she wrote from Green Bay after the Blanchard touchdown made the score 39-26.