2023 NFL Preseason Games Week 1: Highlights and Game Recap – August 13, 2023

The first week of the 2023 NFL preseason games concludes on August 13, 2023. The New Orleans Saints claimed a 26-24 victory over the Super Bowl champions. The Las Vegas Raiders easily defeated the San Francisco 49ers with a score of 34-7. Week 2 of preseason will begin on Thursday, August 17 after a cooldown of 4 days.

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New Orleans Saints vs. Kansas City Chiefs.

Chiefs vs. Saints was played in Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Both teams had their last duel between them in 2020, where the Chiefs dominated the game with a score of 32-29.

1st Quarter

  • Derek Carr begins his 2023 NFL preseason game debut with a Touchdown pass to Keith Kirkwood.
  • A Touchdown by Atorian Perry sustains the lead for the Saints

2nd Quarter

  • Wil Lutz gains +3 for the Saints with his 36-yard Field Goal.
  • Richie James receives the catch from Blaine Gabbert at no end zone to score a Touchdown and puts the initial points for the Chiefs.
  • Quarter 2 ends at halftime with the Saints with a 10-point lead.

3rd Quarter

  • Touchdown by Justyn Ross with a gain of 15 yards.
  • A crucial touchdown by Krekoa Crawford in the last few seconds of 3rd quarter gave the Chiefs an advantage of 4 4-point lead.
  • The Chiefs try to push and tie the game.

4th Quarter

  • The Chiefs play a strong defense followed by a Field Goal from Harrison Butker.
  • A 2-yard Touchdown by Ellis Merriweather after receiving a short pass from Jake Haener.
  • Blake Grupe scores a last-minute game-winning 31-yard Field Goal.

Las Vegas Raiders vs. San Francisco 49ers

The last game in the second week of the 2023 NFL preseason will be played between Las Vegas Raiders and San Francisco 49ers.

1st Quarter

  • Zamie White rushes to receive the ball at 49ers end zone to score a Touchdown.
  • Daniel Carlson enters the end zone to add extra points.

2nd Quarter

  • The 49ers level the game 7-7 with Dwelley’s Touchdown and Jake Moody’s extra point.
  • Raiders once again take the lead with Aidan O’Connell’s Touchdown pass to Keelan Cole.

3rd Quarter

  • Daniel Carlson scores a Field Goal.
  • A 2-yard Touchdown by Sincere McCormick and an extra point were confirmed by Carlson.

4th Quarter

  • Daniel Carlson scores a Field Goal followed by adding extra points to Sincere McCormick’sTouchdown giving a 34-7 comfortable victory over the 49ers.


How long is NFL preseason?

All 32 teams will be playing a total of three preseason games before the beginning of the regular season next month. The Browns and the Jets get to play an extra preseason game with the Hall of Fame Game. Good night.

How much is the NFL Sunday Ticket?

The packages for NFL Sunday Ticket are priced on a per-season basis which ranges between $349 – $489.

Which NFL team has not lost a preseason game?

The Baltimore Ravens reign the preseason record of 24-game win streak.

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