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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Rodgers sits in Packers' preseason finale

By Rob Demovsky

Although he was not one of the pregame scratches, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will not play in Thursday’s preseason finale at Kansas City, the team announced shortly before kickoff.

The team also announced shortly before kickoff that linebacker Clay Matthews and tight end Jermichael Finley wouldn't play.

None of those three moves was believed to be injury-related.

That means Rodgers’ preseason action will have consisted of just five series and 45 snaps.

The Packers will get a long look at backup quarterback Vince Young, who was elevated to the No. 2 spot after Graham Harrell was released last Saturday.

The following players were ruled out before the game: