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Green Bay Packers round into form, whip the Texans

The Green Bay Packers announced a return to relevancy in the NFL world with a big win over the Houston Texans.

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Texans look past blowout loss, take comfort in 5-1

Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith believes the team can take comfort in their 5-1 record and look past their loss to the Green Bay Packers Sunday night.


Aaron Rodgers leads Packers to statement win

The Green Bay Packers evened their record at 3-3 with a 42-24 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for six touchdowns during an offensive performance that was reminiscent of the 2011 season, and Tex Western of SB Nation's Acme Packing Company saw something different about Rodgers' body language during the game:

There was an edge to his game and to his body language that I haven't seen all season, and he channeled it into a marvelous performance.

Rodgers finished the day with 338 yards passing, making this the third time in 2012 that he has eclipsed the 300-yard passing mark. Both Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb had more than 100 yards receiving for Green Bay, and Nelson caught three touchdown passes.

Green Bay held a 21-10 lead at halftime, and the Texans were never able to pull within one possession during the second half. The Packers finished the game with 427 yards of offense, which is their highest total of the year.

The Packers return to the field in Week 7 against the St. Louis Rams.


Aaron Rodgers leads Green Bay to 42-24 blowout win

After a slow start to the season, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay offense exploded for 42 points against the previously-unbeaten Houston Texans.


Packers No. 1? Donald Driver's brother says so

Donald Driver's brother was awfully excited about Sunday's game.


This just in, Aaron Rodgers is still really good

After struggling at times this season, some questioned whether Aaron Rodgers was still the same player who won the MVP award last season. Rodgers performance on Sunday night against the Texans should calm any of those concerns.

Having already thrown four touchdown passes, Rodgers rolled to his right and with pressure in his face threw a strike to Tom Crabtree for his fifth touchdown of the game.


As if that wasn't enough, Rodgers added a sixth touchdown pass on the Packers next possession, just for good measure. Rodgers hit James Jones for his second touchdown of the game.


Rodgers fantasy owners rejoice.


Arian Foster scores again, confusing Wade Phillips

Arian Foster scored a second touchdown to keep the Texans in the game.


Packers take 28-10 lead with help from Texans

The Green Bay Packers are pulling away from the Houston Texans in the third quarter, thanks in part to some costly penalties against Houston.

Jordy Nelson caught his third touchdown pass of the game to put Green Bay up 28-10, but it was two Texans penalties that set up the touchdown. Houston appeared to have forced Green Bay to settle for a field goal, but Connor Barwin was flagged for leaping on the field goal attempt, giving Green Bay an automatic first down.

Houston once again forced Green Bay into a fourth down, but Texans' safety Danieal Manning was flagged for unnecessary roughness following the third-down play, giving the Packers another penalty first down. Aaron Rodgers hit Nelson two plays later and Green Bay extended its lead.


Texans penalties becoming Packers points has become a consistent theme in this game. Houston lined up offsides on Green Bay's punt attempt following its first drive. The Packers took advantage then too, with Rodgers finding Nelson for a 41-yard touchdown on the next play.


Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson doubling their fun

Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson are on fire in Houston.


James Jones does not drop a touchdown pass

The Packers have a 14-0 lead over the Texans.


Jordy Nelson puts the Packers on top

Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson have Green Bay on the board.


3 questions for Packers vs. Texans

The NFL's best team is in Houston, not Green Bay.


Week 6 NFL picks: Packers vs. Texans

Experts are split on this week's primetime game between Green Bay and Houston.


Texans favored over Packers in Week 6

The Houston Texans are favored to move to 6-0 on the season when they take on the Green Bay Packers in Week 6.

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