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Packers vs. Broncos Halftime Update: Packers offense in flux down 17-7

Aaron Rodgers passed for only 15 yards in the first quarter.

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It's been a less than ideal start for the Green Bay Packers offense coming out the bye.

The Packers trail the Broncos,17-7, after the first half of football and haven't been able to do much on offense outside of a late drive in the second quarter that ended after a 2-yard touchdown burst from Eddie Lacy.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers only passed for 15 yards in the first quarter, and has just 37 heading into the tunnel. Although he hasn't been sacked by Denver's terrorizing defense, Rodgers took plenty of shots on the first two offensive drives for the Packers and has faced constant pressure all game.

Meanwhile, the Broncos have everything going on the offensive end in the running and passing game. Peyton Manning finished 14-of-18 and passed for 212 yards while recording a 118.6 passer rating. The Packers haven't generated any sort of pass rush and Manning hasn't been sacked at all so far.

Broncos running backs Ronnie Hillman (40 yards) and C.J. Anderson (43) have both run the ball effectively. Hillman has accounted for both of Denver's offensive touchdowns.

Two players sustained injuries for the Packers in the first half. Cornerbacks Sam Shields and rookie Quinten Rollins both left the game with shoulder injuries, and both have been ruled questionable to return.

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