It's halftime in scorching Miami as the Green Bay Packers lead the Miami Dolphins 10-3 after the first half of football. Aaron Rodgers has gotten off to a hot start through the air (12-of-21 for 132 yards), but his protection hasn't been the best against Miami's pass rush. For the opponent, Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has thrown two interceptions so far for Miami.
We recap the good, bad and the ugly from the first session of football below:
Hello, Davante Adams
Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams have connected frequently early in this one. Adams hauled in two passes on Green Bay's opening drive (including one for 18 yards on a slant), and then another on the Packers' second drive on a third-and-9 for 11. The receiving group as a whole has been great thus far, especially when Randall Cobb caught a 28-yard pass over Miami cornerback Jimmy Wilson that helped set-up a 9-yard touchdown to Jordy Nelson.
Stopping Miami's pass rush
The Dolphins have a solid pass rush highlighted by Pro Bowler Cameron Wake, and they haven't had an answer for him on the outside. Wake currently has three quarterback hits on Rodgers. Green Bay used Derek Sherrod as an extra lineman at one point, but so far it hasn't done much for them. Wake along with Olivier Vernon both recorded key third-down sacks that forced the Packers to punt and settle for a field goal.
Dolphins running game
Miami's ground game has been non-existent as they've only gained 10 yards rushing. Lamar Miller is averaging -1.3 yards a carry (yes), while Knowshon Moreno is currently at 1 yard per rush.
Linebacker Jamari Lattimore is questionable to return with a neck injury.
Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert was slow to get up on Miami's last drive before the end of the half.