Packers Trail 13-6 At Halftime To Cowboys


S Nick Collins

Dallas posted 149 yards on the ground, 80 of which came from Marion Barber, as they lead the Packers 13-6 at halftime at Lambeau Field.

Cowboys rookie running back Felix Jones scored the only touchdown of the first half on a 60-yard run down the left sideline to give Dallas a 10-6 lead midway through the second quarter.

Running back Ryan Grant fumbled on the second play of the game, and Cowboys cornerback Adam Jones returned the fumble 21 yards down to Green Bay's 14. The Packers were able to hold Dallas to a 25-yard field goal from Nick Folk as they took a 3-0 lead.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers connected with wide receiver Greg Jennings on a quick slant on the first play of the Packers' next possession, and Jennings put a nifty move on cornerback Anthony Henry and took it down the left sideline for 26 yards. Rodgers was sacked on third down deep in Dallas territory and the Packers settled for a 36-yard Mason Crosby field goal to even the score at 3-3.

Dallas drove inside the Green Bay 20 on their next possession, but quarterback Tony Romo's pass on third down intended for tight end Jason Witten was picked off by safety Nick Collins and returned 61 yards to the Cowboys' 43.

After the turnover, Rodgers made a nice play by stepping up in the pocket to avoid a sack by nose tackle Jay Ratliff and connected with Jennings for 14 yards. Crosby kicked a 38-yarder to give Green Bay a 6-3 lead.

Rodgers has completed 8-of-13 passes for 94 yards in the first half, and Jennings has five receptions for 80 yards.

Dallas added a 39-yard field goal from Folk at right before halftime to go up 13-6. Defensive end Cullen Jenkins sacked quarterback Tony Romo for a 16-yard loss to push the Cowboys back after Dallas had the ball down to Green Bay's 5.

Jenkins and defensive end Aaron Kampman each had 1.5 sacks in the first half. Green Bay has limited Romo to 75 yards passing.

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