Packers win first preseason game in three years
Danny Etling's 51-yard touchdown run around right end sealed the victory over New Orleans.
GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers won their first preseason game in three years on Friday, defeating New Orleans 20-10 at Lambeau Field.
Many of the Packers' usual top starters sat out but second-string quarterback Jordan Love still found rookie Romeo Doubs on a second-quarter fade pattern for his first Packers touchdown and Lambeau Leap.
Third-string quarterback Danny Etling made the play of the game in the fourth quarter, taking the ball on a 51-yard touchdown run around right end that concluded the game's scoring.
Love, who played into the fourth quarter, went 12-for-24 and threw for 113 yards and the touchdown to Doubs. Etling ended up being Green Bay's leading ground gainer, though the Packers did outgain the Saints 178-133 on the ground. Tyler Goodson had 42 yards on 10 carries for Green Bay.
Defensively, Ray Wilborn had seven solo tackles and a sack for Green Bay, while Micah Abernathy snagged a first-half interception.
The Packers (1-1) conclude their preseason schedule on Thursday night at Kansas City.