First-half top performers: Jamaal Williams and Kentrell Brice

NBC26 picks top performer on each side of ball
Posted at 9:44 PM, Aug 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-26 23:02:17-04

The ball kept finding rookie running back Jamaal Williams in the first half of the Packers' preseason game against the Denver Broncos. Williams led the Pack with three receptions for 46 yards, showing his versatility catching some screen passes, which is why we're naming him our top offensive performer of the first half. The run game also perked up for the first time this preseason, with Ty Montgomery breaking off on a 25-yard run early in the first quarter - the first time a running back had more than a 10-yard gain all preseason.

On the defensive side of the ball, the play of the game so far clearly was Kentrell Brice's interception, which he returned to the Denver two yardline, a 42-yard play. The near-pick-six set up a Ty Montgomery touchdown that put the Packers up 10-0 in the first quarter. Brice also notched three tackles - two solo - in the first half. Damarious Randall also made a splash in the first half, leading the Packers with five tackles, four of them solo.