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Quick Take: Rodgers has Packers on the move

Around the League editor Gregg Rosenthal has his takeaways from the game:

From Around the League:
» Lessons from Thursday's preseason games

» Cedric Benson's return to Cincinnati was a success. He's going to help this Packers team a great deal. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he liked using Benson and Alex Green in a rotation. Benson finished with 38 yards on six carries. Aaron Rodgers noted Benson made "something out of nothing" on a few plays.

» Not that we were worried, but Rodgers looked great moving the ball at will. Backup Graham Harrell improved slightly from last week's debacle. There is no way for the Packers to spin Harrell's struggles. They need to at least examine other quarterback options.

» Rookie wideout Marvin Jones keeps making fancy touchdown grabs, but continues to line up as a reserve. Brandon Tate is the favorite to start at wideout.

» The Bengals' offense had an up-and-down preseason. Andy Dalton couldn't buy a touchdown in this game, throwing for only 40 yards on 17 throws. They couldn't punch the ball in on 1st-and-goal from the 1-yard line in the second half.

» We're excited about the Bengals' defense, but the unit continues to battle injuries. Starting linebacker Manny Lawsonleft with a groin injury and didn't return.

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