Packers Bask In Victory Over Steelers

Rodgers hands off

The Packers took Sunday off to bask in their preseason opener victory over Pittsburgh.   Aaron Rodgers  produced the Packers’ only touchdown  and  led a pair of  scoring drives, as Green Bay topped Pittsburgh 13-9 on Saturday night.  Rodgers  finished  18-for-27 for 168 yards  after Brett Favre played the first four series’ and ended 2-for-7 for seven yards on the night.  Green  Bay  was making  its first-ever  appearance at  Heinz Field, having not played  in Pittsburgh since a 1998 trip to Three Rivers Stadium. Packers coach  Mike  McCarthy, a native of Pittsburgh, returned home for the first time as an  NFL head coach and left with a victory in his team’s preseason debut. The Packers host the Seattle Seahawks in an exhibition game next Saturday  night.


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