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Packers vs. Bears Halftime Score Update: The Good, Bad and the Ugly As Green Bay leads 21-17

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It's a shootout in Chicago as the Packers lead the Bears 21-17 . We provide you with a recap of the good, bad and the ugly from the first half in the Windy City.

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It's halftime in Chicago as the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears are involved in a shootout. The Packers currently lead 21-17 against the Bears as Aaron Rodgers and the offense are right back to where everyone expected them to be. Here's a quick recap of the good, bad and the ugly from the first half of football:


Offense. Both teams are hot on the offensive side of the ball, but the Packers have been more efficient in shorter time. Green Bay's first possession went by in 2 minutes and 22 seconds after they went 81 yards on just six plays for a touchdown. That's the first scoring opening possession for the Packers this season after struggling on those drives during their first three games.

Their second possession went 10 plays for 78 yards and a score that resulted in Aaron Rodgers hitting Jordy Nelson on a fade in the end zone over rookie Kyle Fuller. The Packers' offense is click on all cylinders right now and that's great news.


Secondary. Sam Shields got fooled by Alshon Jeffery on Chicago's third drive of the game that resulted in a touchdown, and Davon House was put on skates by Brandon Marshall for their first. On the Bears' second drive, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix was called for pass interference that gave Chicago a new set of downs. Luckily the Bears were still held to just a field goal on that drive. Both team's are struggling on the defensive side of the ball as this game has started to become an offensive shootout.


Officiating. The calls in this game for both teams have been brutal. Julius Peppers was called for illegal hands to the face on this play, while Ryan Mundy was called for unnecessary roughness after a pretty clean hit on Nelson. There have been other calls that warrant mention as well, and hopefully things change in the second half to make things more enjoyable.