GREEN BAY, Wisconsin – Without Aaron Rodgers and Jordan Love, the Green Bay Packers host the New York Jets in the second preseason game on Saturday afternoon. Follow throughout the day for updates.
Jets 23, Packers 14
The Packers fell to 0-2 in the preseason, as if that record meant something. Third-team quarterback Benkert threw a charge into the crowd early but the offense couldn’t muster anything in the second half, the defense couldn’t create a big game and the special teams struggles perpetually. continued.
Following: The 85-player cut at 80 at 3 p.m. Tuesday. The preseason will end in Buffalo next week.
Jets 23, Packers 14 (3:05 remaining)
Kurt Benkert’s day is over. He completed 18 of 25 passes for 151 yards with one touchdown, one interception and a rating of 83.9. Jake Dolegala, re-signed on Wednesday, will end the game as quarterback.
After the 2 minute warning, Dolegala went deep to Reggie Begelton but was intercepted by Lamar Jackson.
Jets 23, Packers 14 (7:40 remaining)
While Jake Dolegala warmed up, Kurt Benkert returned to quarterback with Green Bay trailing midway through the fourth quarter. After leading the Packers to touchdowns in two of the first three possessions, Green Bay has just four first downs and two giveaways in their last five possessions.
Injury update: Jets QB Mike White (rib) stepped out.
Jets 23, Packers 14 (5:59 remaining)
Matt Ammendola’s 30-yard field goal made it a two-goal game. Once again, the Green Bay defense was put behind the 8-ball because of its special teams. JK Scott’s 21-yard punt put the Jets in midfield. Michael Carter’s back-to-back runs have gained 18 and 8 yards. In the third and fourth row, linebacker Kamal Martin blitzed, pierced quarterback Mike White and forced a check.
Jets 20, Packers 14 (11:33 remaining)
The Packers’ defense held on after the quick turnaround. Rookie defensive tackle TJ Slaton’s sack, set up by a good run from outside linebacker Jonathan Garvin, was key to limiting the Jets to Matt Ammendola’s 46-yard field goal.
Injury update: Jets OL Conor McDermott (knee) came out.
Jets 17, Packers 14
In the opening play of the second half, running back Patrick Taylor spat – not just turnover, but a blow to the first-year runner’s chances of making the roster.
Jets 17, Packers 14
Number 3 quarterback Kurt Benkert, along with just about every key player taking the day off, had a solid first half, going 12 of 16 for 103 yards and a touchdown, good for a score. 112.2. Of his four incomplete completions, two were drops (Jace Sternberger and Malik Taylor) and a third came when he was surrounded by an unblocked blitzer. The running game, which couldn’t get going last week, produced a total of 76 yards on 15 carries by AJ Dillon, Kylin Hill and Patrick Taylor.
Jets 17, Packers 14 (1:53 remaining)
After Green Bay’s crazy touchdown, Corey Ballentine returned the Packers’ 73-yard 30-yard kickoff to prepare the Jets for the go-ahead touchdown. With starting QB Zach Wilson in the game, he threw an 18-yard touchdown to tight end Tyler Kroft, who dodged Kabion Ento’s tackle at 5 and crossed safety Henry Black on the goal line.
Packers 14, Jets 10 (3:27 remaining)
Kurt Benkert’s 5-yard touchdown pass to Jace Sternberger capped one of the most chaotic workouts you’ve ever seen. Green Bay amassed 81 yards in 19 plays for the go-ahead touchdown. Benkert tripped over his linemen and fell on his butt twice, and veteran lineman Lucas Patrick was twice reported for detention. But Benkert was sensational on the third try. He converted a third and 5 with a 6-yard pass to Kylin Hill, a third and 8 with a 9-yard completion to Malik Taylor, a fourth and 2 with an 11-yard pass to Reggie Begelton, a third and 5 with a nice 21 yard back shoulder connection to Taylor and a third and 4 with the touchdown to Sternberger, a splendid throw to cornerback Bryce Hall.
Jets 10, Packers 7 (13:46 remaining)
With the Jets’ No.1 offense against second and third teams Green Bay, Zach Wilson hit tight end Tyler Kroft for an 18-yard touchdown. It looked like a breakdown in Green Bay’s zonal defense, with Wilson placing the ball over linebacker Ty Summers and past safety Innis Gaines. Gaines hit Kroft at 1 but rebounded.
Packers 7, Jets 3 (1:38 remaining)
In the third and -8, Kurt Benkert threw tight end Jace Sternberger but Sternberger failed to catch. It was a game he had to play after blocking badly on the second try.
Packers 7, Jets 3 (6:36 remaining)
Kylin Hill took over, beat linebacker Edmond Robinson around the corner and scored on a 12-yard run. Ben Braden, starting on the right tackle, had a great block to give Hill clear navigation once he passed Robinson. It’s Green Bay’s second touchdown of the preseason, both by Hill. Earlier in the third and fifth, quarterback Kurt Benkert fled trouble and threw a 23-yard pass to Malik Taylor. This game was initially deemed incomplete with Taylor off bounds, but coach Matt LaFleur won the challenge. Running back AJ Dillon had 9, 5, 11 and 3 yard runs and a 6 yard reception.
Jets 3, Packers 0 (10:38 remaining)
Matt Ammendola pierced a 54-yard field goal (with plenty of distance to spare) to put the Jets in front. With New York’s No. 1 offense against Green Bay’s No. 2 defense, the Jets hit the opener. Zach Wilson, the No. 2 overall pick, converted a third and 8 with a 24-yard goal to top receiver Corey Davis, who opened wide on first-round pick Eric Stokes. Stokes took his revenge, however, with a third and 4 break.
Long list of inactive
When he gets shots in training, No.3 quarterback Kurt Benkert is usually surrounded by late-deep players.
This will also be the case for the preparatory match on Saturday, even if Benkert takes the start.
The Green Bay Packers put 32 players on the No-Dress List for the game against the New York Jets. The only players listed as starters on the depths table who will play are right guard Lucas Patrick – although he’s fighting for his job and won’t be in the starting lineup – center Josh Myers, linebacker Krys Barnes and defensive tackle Kingsley Keke.
The inactive, by post:
Quarterbacks: Aaron Rodgers, Jordan Love (shoulder).
To recover: Aaron Jones.
Receivers: Davante Adams, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Allen Lazard, Randall Cobb, Devin Funchess (hamstrings), Equanimeous St. Brown, Juwann Winfrey (shoulder), Chris Blair (ankle).
Offensive line: David Bakhtiari, Billy Turner, Elgton Jenkins, Dennis Kelly (knee).
Tight ends: Robert Tonyan, Marcedes Lewis, Josiah Deguara, Dominique Dafney.
Defensive line: Kenny Clark, Dean Lowry, Tyler Lancaster (shoulder).
Outside linebackers: Za’Darius Smith (rear), Preston Smith, Rashan Gary.
Inside linebacker: De’Vondre Campbell.
Cornerbacks: Jaire Alexander, Kevin King, Chandon Sullivan.
Safeties: Darnell Savage, Adrian Amos, Vernon Scott (hamstrings).
The starting offensive linemen, based on warm-ups, will be Yosh Nijman on left tackle, Jon Runyan on left guard, Myers in center, Royce Newman on right guard and Ben Braden on right tackle.
With eight receivers inactive, it’s no wonder the Packers signed one on a Friday. They will have four on the field: Malik Taylor, Reggie Begelton, Amari Rodgers and Damon Hazelton.
And if you had any questions about Jace Sternberger’s ranking, four tight ends are inactive – including former bouncer Dominique Dafney. Sternberger, however, will be in training. He is one of the players who needs a big performance to be part of the roster.