13 biggest takeaways from Packers preseason win over Bengals

What did we learn from the Packers' preseason opener?
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Preseason or not, it's always fun to see the Green Bay Packers win. What did we learn from the victory over the Cincinnati Bengals?

The Packers had their starters on the field for a couple of possessions, and they impressed on both sides of the ball. Then it was over to the backups. Jordan Love led the first-team offense on the opening two drives, with rookie Sean Clifford playing the majority of the game after that.

Green Bay's hopes of the perfect season remain alive. Matt LaFleur's team made a solid start to preseason football with Friday's victory.

Here are the top takeaways from the performance.

13. Packers have return options

All-Pro Keisean Nixon will return kicks and punts this season, but the Packers have other options, which is never a bad thing.

Tyler Goodson and Samori Toure handled the kick return duties. Toure had a 44-yard return and averaged 27.5 yards. Either player could step in if Nixon had to miss time.

The Packers only returned two punts: Rookie Jayden Reed and Cody Chrest had one each. Reed's return went for six yards and Chrest's only three. But Reed is capable, having returned three punts for touchdowns in college.

Nixon is the Packers' best returner, but they have options.