3 winners (and 2 losers) for Packers in preseason win over Bengals

Which players stood out in the Packers' preseason win over the Bengals?
Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love
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The Green Bay Packers kicked off preseason with an emphatic victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.

A new era meant a different approach from head coach Matt LaFleur. In previous years, LaFleur had held several veterans out of the preseason. Not in this game. Just about everyone was out there for a couple of possessions, including quarterback Jordan Love and the first-team offense.

While it's only preseason, we learned more about this Packers team against the Bengals. There were plenty of positives, but it was far from a perfect evening for LaFleur's team.

Here are three winners and two losers from Friday's preseason victory.

Winner: Emanuel Wilson

Emanuel Wilson entered the RB3 conversation with an eye-catching performance against the Bengals.

Talk about making the most of an opportunity. Wilson turned six carries into 111 yards and two touchdowns, including an impressive 80-yard touchdown run.

"That was by far the best I would say he's looked. Any time you rip off an 80-yarder, that's a pretty good deal," said Matt LaFleur.

Wilson has a way to go to overtake Patrick Taylor and Tyler Goodson on the depth chart, but he couldn't have dreamed of a better way to kick off the preseason. It was a fantastic evening for the undrafted rookie, who has significantly boosted his chances of making the roster.