Week 6 NFL Predictions: Keys to Packers’ Sunday Night Upset of Texans

October 13, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After a surprising loss to the Indianapolis Colts last week, a season that began with Super Bowl aspirations now teeters on the brink for the 2-3 Green Bay Packers. And if that wasn't bad enough, the Packers now have to attempt to salvage the season by traveling to face the 5-0 Houston Texans.
Knocking off the Texans in their own house in prime time will be no easy task, but their record aside, the Packers are still a very dangerous football team. If they can execute in the following areas, Green Bay can emerge from Sunday night's contest with a win. 
Abandon the Run and Spread the Field
It's not like anyone confused Green Bay's running game with Houston's, but with starter Cedric Benson now out at least eight weeks with a Lisfranc injury, the NFL's 20th-ranked rushing attack is in dire straits. Head coach Mike McCarthy told James Carlton of CBS Sports that the Packers will utilize a committee attack featuring Alex Green, James Starks and Brandon Saine:<...

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