GREEN BAY, Wis (TSN-WSAU) Aaron Rodgers threw for 195 yards and three touchdowns, as Green Bay flexed its offensive muscle in a 59-24 rout of Indianapolis at Lambeau Field.
Rodgers completed 21-of-29 passes to increase his preseason stats to 41-of-53 for 470 yards, six touchdowns and no interceptions, as the Packers won for the second time in three exhibition games. Matt Flynn threw for another two touchdowns in the win.
Jermichael Finley led the receiving attack with six catches for 85 yards and a score, while Donald Driver and James Jones each caught a touchdown pass in the win. Jason Chery capped the scoring with a long 75-yard punt return for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.
Peyton Manning completed 15-of-26 passes for 214 yards and two touchdowns while throwing one interception in the loss, as the Colts fell to 0-3 in preseason action this season and 4-21 since 2005. This is the sixth consecutive losing exhibition schedule for the Colts, although they haven't missed the playoffs since 2001.
Pierre Garcon played for the first time this preseason and caught two passes for 42 yards and a score. Reggie Wayne added seven receptions for a game-high 96 yards and a touchdown. Joseph Addai ran for 60 yards in defeat, as the Colts gave up a franchise record most points in a preseason game.
Colts linebacker Gary Brackett suffered a right hand injury in the game late in the first quarter and left to the locker room to be examined. No word was given on the severity of the injury.
The Packers conclude their pre-season next Thursday against the Kansas City Chiefs.