13 biggest takeaways from Packers preseason win over Bengals

What did we learn from the Packers' preseason opener?
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8. Anders Carlson's inconsistency remains an issue

Anders Carlson made the perfect start, converting his first three extra-point tries and hitting a 45-yard field goal right down the middle. But he finished the night by missing two PATs, again highlighting his frustrating inconsistency. Carlson can't afford to keep making so many mistakes once the regular season begins.

7. Good night for Packers young receivers

The Packers' young receiving corps stepped up. Dontayvion Wicks, Samori Toure, and Malik Heath led the way, combining for 160 yards from nine catches. Romeo Doubs caught a touchdown from Jordan Love, while Jayden Reed made one of the plays of the game, leaping for a contested catch.

6. Welcome to the 53-man roster, Carrington Valentine

Rookie cornerback Carrington Valentine was one of the big winners for the Packers against the Bengals. All he has done this summer is make impressive plays. That continued on Friday night, with Valentine breaking up three passes and intercepting Jake Browning. If there was any doubt about Valentine making the roster, he ended that in this game.

5. Packers have problem at tight end with Tyler Davis done for year

Tyler Davis suffered a torn ACL against the Bengals, ending his season. Davis led the Packers in special teams snaps last year and was expected to see an increase in offensive snaps. He caught a touchdown before the injury against Cincinnati. It leaves Green Bay in a tough spot at tight end. With Josiah Deguara listed as a fullback on the depth chart, the Packers lack depth behind rookies Luke Musgrave and Tucker Kraft.