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Packers Game Ball Recap: Packers Pull Away From 49ers, 34-16

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The Green Bay Packers got off to a slow start, and then allowed a late first half touchdown pass to TE Vernon Davis that brought the halftime lead down to a single point. But they came back and dominated in the second half. The offense connected on some big plays, and the defense held the 49ers to only 31 yards of total offense in the final 25 minutes of the game.

I'm unfortunately excluding RB James Starks. He surprised me by getting a lot of playing time and running well against a good run defense. Because, once again, the top two offensive players (QB Aaron Rodgers and WR Greg Jennings) carried the offense.

For the second week in a row, the defense didn't make any game changing turnovers, but a late INT by S Nick Collins did end the game. While LB Clay Matthews was held in check, LB Frank Zombo and DE Cullen Jenkins brought pressure instead. Unfortunately, Jenkins was hurt very late in the game, and we'll have to wait and see how he's doing later.