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Packers make history with big 1st half

Mike Woods
Post-Crescent Media

For the sixth straight home game the Packers scored at least 23 points in the first half, the first time that's happened in NFL history.

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson scores a touchdown against Atlanta Falcons' Desmond Trufant in the second quarter.

The Green Bay Packers host the Atlanta Falcons Monday, December 8, 2014, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. 
Dan Powers/P-C Media

The Packers had 28 first-half points and 167 total yards against Minnesota, 28 points and 271 yards against Carolina, 42 points and 258 yards against Chicago, 30 points and 314 yards against Philadelphia, 23 points and 347 yards against New England and 31 points and 296 yards against Atlanta on Monday.

That works out to a tidy average of 30.3 points and 275.5 yards in the first half over that span.