New England Patriots 41, Green Bay Packers (2-2) 27
PRE-SEASON - Saturday September 4th 1982 (at New England)
(NEW ENGLAND) - Tony Collins rushed for 130 yards on 14 carries and caught a 16-yard touchdown pass from Matt Cavanaugh Saturday while New England took advantage of four Green Bay turnovers, powering the Patriots to a 41-27 exhibition victory over the Packers. Cavanaugh solidified his status as starting quarterback by completing eight of 16 pisses for 77 yards, throwing touchdown passes to Collins and Preston Brown. Dave Jacobs, who is pressing incumbent John Smith for the Patriots kicking job, added field goals of 39 and 20 yards.
GREEN BAY   -  0 13  7  7 - 27
NEW ENGLAND - 21  3 10  7 - 41
                       GREEN BAY   NEW ENGLAND
First downs                   24            17
Rush-yards                30-151        37-222
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 19-39-275-2-4   9-20-88-2-1
Yards sacked                2-22          4-24
Total Passing Yards          253            64
Total yards                  404           286
Fumbles-lost                 5-2           2-1
Turnovers                      6             2
Yards penalized             6-55        14-106
Time of Possession         32:15         27:45
SCORING
1st - NE - Mosi Tatupu, 7-yard fumble return (Dave Jacobs kick) NEW ENGLAND 7-0
1st - NE - Ricky Smith, 78-yard interception return (Jacobs kick) NEW ENGLAND 14-0
1st - NE - Preston Brown, 25-yard pass from Matt Cavanaugh (Jacobs kick) NEW ENGLAND 21-0
2nd - GB - Ellis, 1-yard run (Stenerud kick) NEW ENGLAND 21-7
2nd - GB - Ellis, 7-yard pass from Dickey (Kick blocked) NEW ENGLAND 21-13
2nd - NE - Jacobs, 39-yard field goal NEW ENGLAND 24-13
3rd - GB - Ivery, 3-yard run (Garcia kick) NEW ENGLAND 24-20
3rd - NE - Tony Collins, 16-yard pass from Cavanaugh (Jacobs kick) NEW ENGLAND 31-20
3rd - NE - Jacobs, 20-yard field goal NEW ENGLAND 34-20
4th - NE - Robert Weathers, 1-yard run (Jacobs kick) NEW ENGLAND 41-20
4th - GB - Lewis, 66-yard pass from Campbell (Garcia kick) NEW ENGLAND 41-27
​RUSHING
GREEN BAY - Gerry Ellis 9-60 1 TD, Eddie Lee Ivery 11-44 1 TD, Harlan Huckleby 4-20, James Lofton 1-11, Del Rodgers 3-9, Jim Jensen 2-7
NEW ENGLAND - Tony Collins 14-130, Robert Weathers 12-54 1 TD, Don Calhoun 7-42, Vagas Ferguson 4-7
PASSING
GREEN BAY - Lynn Dickey 19-10-91 1 TD 1 INT, David Whitehurst 16-7-84 2 INT, Rich Campbell 4-2-92 1 TD 1 INT
NEW ENGLAND - Matt Cavanaugh 16-8-77 2 TD, Steve Grogan 4-1-9 1 INT
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - James Lofton 5-66, Gerry Ellis 4-32 1 TD, Paul Coffman 4-36, Gary Lewis 2-92 1 TD, Eddie Lee Ivery 2-22, John Jefferson 1-7
NEW ENGLAND - Tony Collins 2-28 1 TD, Don Hasselbeck 2-16, Robert Weathers 2-(-1), Preston Brown 1-25 1 TD, Lin Dawson 1-12, Stanley Morgan 1-6