Aaron Rodgers ran for two touchdowns on Thursday as the Green Bay Packers knocked off the Cincinnati Bengals, 27-13, in preseason action. Rodgers ran for 52 yards on six carries and threw for 154 yards and an interception on 12-of-22 passing in the first half, while backup Graham Harrell threw for 26 yards on 5-of-12 passing. Marc Tyler ran for 46 yards on 12 carries and Greg Jennings caught two passes for 37 yards. Mason Crosby kicked two field goals in the victory for the Packers. Andy Dalton threw for 40 yards on 5-of-17 passing and ran for 36 yards, while Bruce Gradkowski hit on 7-of-12 through the air for 61 yards and a touchdown.
Final Score: Baltimore 48, Jacksonville 17
Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Joe Flacco completed 27-of-36 passes for 266 yards and two touchdowns, as the Baltimore Ravens blitzed the Jacksonville Jaguars, 48-17, in exhibition action. Torrey Smith posted a game-best 103 receiving yards on eight receptions for the Ravens, who were coming off a loss last Friday to Detroit. Tyrod Taylor added 139 yards and two scores on 7- of-9 completions. Bobby Rainey, LaQuan Williams, Tommy Streeter and Anquan Boldin each posted a TD catch in the rout. Blaine Gabbert threw for 117 yards on just 11-of-21 efficiency for the Jaguars, who had beaten the Giants and Saints in consecutive weeks to kick off the preseason. Justin Blackmon totaled 72 yards on four grabs, Rashad Jennings picked up 57 yards on 13 carries and Richard Murphy added a rushing score in defeat.
Final Score: Tennessee 32, Arizona 27
Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Jake Locker completed 11-of-20 passes and threw two touchdowns on Thursday and the Tennessee Titans defeated the Arizona Cardinals, 32-27, in preseason action. Locker, who was named the Titans' starter earlier in the week, threw for 134 yards without an interception in the victory. Arizona's John Skelton was intercepted by Michael Griffin on the Cardinals' second play of the game and Locker capitalized with a 10-yard touchdown pass to Kendall Wright. In the second quarter, Locker, who was the No. 8 overall pick in 2011, tossed a 28-yard touchdown pass to Nate Washington, then executed a 41-yard drive to set up Rob Bironas' 39-yard field goal. Chris Johnson rushed for 27 yards on 13 carries for Tennessee while Colin McCarthy returned his second interception of the game 31 yards for a touchdown.