Giants Vs. Packers Halftime Score: Giants Trail, 21-17

The New York Giants trail the unbeaten Green Bay Packers, 21-17, at halftime of their game Sunday at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

The Giants 10-7 lead after the first quarter was quickly erased when Eli Manning was pressured and made a bad decision to force the ball to his running back on a checkdown. Clay Matthews anticipated the throw and broke on it and returned the interception 38 yards for a touchdown to give the Packers a 14-10 lead to begin the second quarter.


Chase Blackburn who was just re-signed by the Giants earlier this week intercepted Aaron Rodgers to spark the Giants quick 12-yard touchdown drive to retake the lead 17-14. After the Blackburn interception, Manning found Hakeem Nicks for 11 yards before Brandon Jacobs pounded the ball in from 1 yard out.

The Packers responded with a time consuming 80-yard touchdown drive to retake the lead 21-17. Aaron Rodgers finished it off by finding a wide open Donald Driver for a 13-yard touchdown pass.

The Giants were driving at the end of the half until Clay Matthews hit Manning while he attempted a throw. After a review, the play was confirmed to be a sack and a forced fumble which was recovered by the Packers. Green Bay was unable to turn the fumble into points when their field goal attempt was missed right before halftime.

For more Giants Vs. Packers coverage stay tuned to our storystream. For more Giants coverage visit our team page and our blog, Big Blue View.

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