Packers edge Seattle for preseason win

By KBJR News 1

August 22, 2010 Updated Aug 22, 2010 at 12:40 AM CDT

The Green Bay Packers knocked off the Seattle Seahawks 27-24 on Saturday night. The Packers trailed by four in the fourth quarter, until reserve running back Brandon Jackson ran for a 12-yard touchdown Jackson led Green Bay with 80 yards rushing, including one for 26 yards on the final touchdown drive.

Packers starting quarterback Aaron Rogers threw for two touchdowns on 8 of 11 passing for 116 yards. Second string quarterback Matt Flynn led the Packers in passing yardage, with 130 yards on 10 of 20 completions with an interception.

Green Bay rushed for 174 yards as a team, compared to only 75 for Seattle.

With the victory, Green Bay improved to (1-1) in the preseason. The Packers host the defending AFC Champion Indianapolis Colts Thursday night at Lambeau Field.

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