Week 2 of the NFL preseason is here as the Redskins take on the Packers on Saturday night.
Following the Redskins' 23-3 loss to the Ravens in Week 1, Kirk Cousins and the Redskins starters will look to continue their development again against Green Bay. Head coach Jay Gruden plans to play the starters for at least a full quarter.
The Redskins-Packers preseason game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. and will be aired on CSN Mid-Atlantic. Redskins Kickoff begins a 6:30 p.m. ET, as Chick Hernandez, Brian Mitchell and Trevor Matich get your prepared for the game with 60 minutes of pregame coverage. (Channel Finder)
CSN Mid-Atlantic is here to provide all the live updates, stats, score, highlights, video and analysis from the Redskins and Ravens. If you have a comment about the game, be sure to leave a comment in the section below the article.
REDSKINS VS. PACKERS WEEK 2 PRESEASON LIVE UPDATES
FINAL - Packers 21, Redskins 17
10:45 PM - Earlier in the game, WR Terrelle Pryor spoke with Clinton Portis about his contract situation. He thinks a lot like Kirk Cousins.
10:24 PM - Touchdown, Packers
Hill 23 run (Crosby kick)
Drive: 7 plays, 65 yards, 3:12
Drive summary: Taysom Hill came in at quarterback for the Packers. He converted a third down with a 17-yard pass to Jeff Janis and he moved the chains on fourth and one with a nine-yard scramble. On second down at the 23, Hill found running room up the middle and went in for the score.
Packers 21, Redskins 17
10:10 PM - Nate Sudfield enters the game at quarterback for the Redskins. Coly McCoy ends his night 7/11, 70 yards, 1 TD.
End of 3rd Quarter - Redskins 17, Packers 14
9:50 PM - Touchdown, Redskins
Paul 16 pass from McCoy (Hopkins kick)
Drive: 6 plays, 40 yards, 2:43
Drive summary: The Redskins started in good field position after Kendall Fuller returned a punt 12 yards to the Green Bay 40. A few plays later Samaje Perine converted a third and two with a 14-yard scamper around right end for a first down at the 14. On third and eight at the 16, Colt McCoy found Niles Paul on the left side of the end zone for the touchdown.
Redskins 17, Packers 14
9:43 PM - Don't overreact but...
#Redskins RB Rob Kelley had his left arm wrapped up on the sideline, wrap is off now— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) August 20, 2017
9:32 PM - First second half offensive possession and the starters stay on the bench. Enter Colt McCoy, Smaje Perine, and co. Kirk Cousins final line: 14/23, 144 yards, 1 TD.
9:27 PM - Our blogger is back in action for the second half, and telling you all to not to let the touchdown fool you, the offense had serious issues. Good to have you back Pete.
HALF - Packers 14, Redskins 10
9:08 PM - Touchdown, Redskins
Crowder 4 pass from Cousins (Hopkins kick)
Drive: 10 plays, 78 yards, 1:55
Drive summary: The Redskins’ first-team offense remained in the game and started a drive with 2:08 left in the half. On third and seven, Cousins threw a nice pass to Vernon Davis, who had a step running down the right sideline. He pulled it in for a gain of 43 to the Packers’ 32. Two plays later Cousins to Josh Doctson picked up another first down at the 15. The Cousins flipped to Chris Thompson for s first and goal at the two. On fourth down from the four, Cousins fired to Jamison Crowder at the goal line for the touchdown.
Packers 14, Redskins 10
9:04 PM - Nearly a full half of action but we FINALLY have a Josh Doctson sighting.
Josh Doctson with a catch. I repeat, Josh Doctson with a catch.— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) August 20, 2017
8:43 PM - Its preseason time for the officials too ya'll. Vernon Davis 'catches' the ball but doesn't get enough steps on the turf to deem a catch.
We get to play another round of "what is an NFL catch?" Oh, boy.— Rich Tandler (@TandlerNBCS) August 20, 2017
8:36 PM - Touchdown, Packers
Jones 5 pass from Hundley (Crosby kick)
Drive: 7 plays, 73 yards, 3:49
Drive summary: After going three and out his first series, QB Brett Hundley heated up for the Packers. A pass to Trevor Davis got a first down at the Green Bay 44 and then he went deep to Jeff Cass for 38 yards to the Redskins six. On third down, Hundley found RB Aaron Jones wide open for an east touchdown.
Packers 14, Redskins 3
8:32 PM - First-team defense is done for the night early in the second quarter.
Reserves in on defense for #Redskins.— Rich Tandler (@TandlerNBCS) August 20, 2017
End of 1st Quarter - Packers 7, Redskins 3
-Redskins' first team offense gets their first 1st down of the preseason on final play of quarter.
8:14 PM - We go down one blogger, Pete Hailey is cramping up after a slow off-season. Will try and tough it out but his return is questionable.
8:11 PM - Packers QB, Aaron Rodgers and majority of Green Bay first-team head to bench on second offensive series. Their night is done.
8:07 PM - Touchdown, Packers
Bennett 3 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick)
Drive: 15 plays, 75 yards, 7:41
Drive summary: The Packers got their drive started with some Aaron Rodgers artistry. Or a cheap trick, whatever you want to call it. He went no huddle on third and five and on a replay review the Redskins were caught with 12 men on the field. One pass to Davante Adams and two to Jordy Nelson got the Packers into Redskins territory. On third and six, Rodgers scrambled for 13 yards to the 13. A hands to the face penalty set up a first and goal at the four. On second down, Rogers threw a fade to TE Martellus Bennett, who fought the ball away from ILB Zach Brown.
Packers 7, Redskins 3
7:53 PM - Redskins get caught with too many players on the field after a forcing a three-and-out. Packers get a first down.
2nd week in a row a Stacy McGee penalty costs the #Redskins defense a stop. Cant have that— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) August 19, 2017
7:46 PM - FG, Redskins
FG Hopkins 34
Drive: 4 plays, 0:17, 0 yards
Drive summary: The Redskins had a golden opportunity after the Packers fumbled a punt and Niles Paul recovered at the Green Bay 16. But after three incomplete passes the Redskins had to go for three and Dustin Hopkins put it through.
Redskins 3, Packers 0
7:44 PM - Morgan Moses returns to the field at right tackle.
7:42 PM - On the punt return, the Packers muff the kick, Niles Paul recovered the loose ball at the Packers 16-yard line.
7:39 PM - Morgan Moses goes down on the second offensive play. He is helped to the sideline by the trainers, replaced by Ty Nsekhe at right tackle.
7:34 PM - Josh Norman uses his infamous bow-and-arrow celebration during player introductions. No flag.
7:05 PM - Your typical Terrelle Pryor pregame warm-up
6:50 PM - Get excited, Redskins fans:
6:45 PM - And it's official:
6:30 PM - We'll just leave this right here:
Here's what I know - Josh Doctson is wearing cleats. Here's what I think - he's going to play pic.twitter.com/M0Z2gg61Vo— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) August 19, 2017
5:10 PM - Preseason games are what they are: Not all that great after the first quarter. But there's value in the games. Here are the three things you should be watching for.
5:00 PM - The 2017 NFL preseason rolls on as the Redskins take on the Packers in Week 2 of the preseason at FedEx Field. As is the case again this season, I am Troy Machir, and I will be guiding you through the live blog of tonight's preseason game.