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Packers beat the Steelers 27-17, advance to 3-1 on the season

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WAOW)-- The Packers added 10 points to their halftime lead and held on for a 27-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

The Packers would take the opening kick of the second half deep into Steelers territory, but would ultimately settle for another Crosby field goal, this one from 29-yards away.

The field goal was Crosby's 24th consecutive made, which set a new franchise record.

The Packers would once again stymie the Steelers offense on their ensuing drive, setting Rodgers and the offense up with tremendous field position.

The O would once again find pay dirt and it would once again be off the Rodgers to Cobb connection, this time from a yard away.

The touchdown pass also tied Rodgers with Dan Marino for 6th all-time with 420 TD tosses.

The Packers head to Ohio for their week 5 matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals. Kickoff in that game is set for noon. 

FIRST HALF: 

In a battle between two of the most storied franchises in the league, the Packers lead the Steelers at the half 17 to 10.

The Steelers came out with an opening drive 45-yard touchdown connection from Ben Roethelisberger to Dionte Johnson. The touchdown pass gave Roethelisberger his 400th career touchdown, making him the 8th quarterback all-time to reach that mark.

One of the other seven already there, Aaron Rodgers, answered the touchdown drive with one of his own later in the quarter. Rodgers ran the Packers first score in from 4-yards out to even the score at 7-7.

Rodgers would engineer another scoring drive in the 2nd quarter to the lead, finding Randall Cobb from 23-yards out for the receivers first touchdown after his return to Green Bay.

The Steelers would answer with a field goal to make the score 14-10.

However going into the locker room Rodgers would lead the Green and Gold down the field for a field goal of their own as Mason Crosby hit from 26-yards away to make the score 17-10.

Packers will receive the 2nd half kickoff.

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