The Green Bay Packers sat 17 starters, ten on offense and seven on defense, when they faced the Kansas City Chiefs in the preseason finale at Arrowhead Stadium.
Mike McCarthy’s goal was to give his backups one final shot to try to make the 53-man roster. He also wanted to leave Kansas City without suffering any major injuries. Having most of his starters on the sidelines would insure that.
The Packers fell 17-7 to the Chiefs. The only Green Bay touchdown came in the first quarter when Joe Callahan threw a short touchdown pass to tight end Jared Cook.
The only significant injury in the game came early when Packers fifth-round draft pick Trevor Davis left with a shoulder injury and he didn’t return. He appeared to be in position to make the Packers regular season roster, but this injury could change things. [Read more…]