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Bradford, Rodgers both sharp; Sam gets a sack; Packers beat Rams 21-7

  • St. Louis Rams quarterback Shaun Hill (14) is sacked for a 9-yard loss by Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Mike Pennel during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

    St. Louis Rams quarterback Shaun Hill (14) is sacked for a 9-yard loss by Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Mike Pennel during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)  (The Associated Press)

  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien, right, is sacked for a 1-yard loss by St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Ethan Wesbrooks during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien, right, is sacked for a 1-yard loss by St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Ethan Wesbrooks during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)  (The Associated Press)

  • St. Louis Rams tight end Lance Kendricks, left, lands in the end zone after catching an 11-yard touchdown pass as Green Bay Packers cornerback Micah Hyde defends during the second quarter of a preseason NFL football game Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

    St. Louis Rams tight end Lance Kendricks, left, lands in the end zone after catching an 11-yard touchdown pass as Green Bay Packers cornerback Micah Hyde defends during the second quarter of a preseason NFL football game Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)  (The Associated Press)

Aaron Rodgers and Sam Bradford each threw a touchdown pass in their preseason debuts and played into the second quarter in the Green Bay Packers' 21-7 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Saturday.

Michael Sam played in the second half and got his first sack of the preseason, dropping Matt Flynn for a 10-yard loss in the fourth quarter to force a 49-yard field goal by Mason Crosby. Sam had a tackle earlier in that series.

Rodgers was 11 for 13 for 128 yards and a 3-yard score to Randall Cobb in a no-huddle offense on the opening series.

Bradford showed plenty of mobility in his first action since season-ending left knee surgery last November. He was 9 for 12 for 101 yards and an 11-yard touchdown pass to Lance Kendricks.

Eddie Lacy had five carries for 25 yards on the Packers' 12-play, 86-yard drive to start the game.

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