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Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams (30) celebrates after scoring during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

Packers' depth helps them withstand injuries to key players

Oct. 26, 2020 6:03 PM EDT

Consider the Green Bay Packers’ latest victory a testament to their depth. That’s a strength the Packers (5-1) hope they don’t need to continue showcasing quite as much as they did Sunday in a 35-20 victory over the Houston Texans (1-6). Two-time MVP Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes...

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson looks up during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Texans look for answers after latest loss leaves them at 1-6

Oct. 26, 2020 3:46 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Interim coach Romeo Crennel was asked what’s next for the Houston Texans after yet another loss this weekend dropped them at 1-6. “We’ll have to go back to the drawing board, back to square one and probably start again,” he said. “And see what we can do...

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) walks off the field following an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Terrible Texans drop to 1-6 with 35-20 loss to Packers

Oct. 25, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt stalked the sideline, helmet in hand, scowl on his face as he watched his Houston Texans be dominated by the Green Bay Packers, a team he spent his childhood rooting for. The three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year has been through a lot in his 10 years with the Texans, but...

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams (17) runs with the ball as Houston Texans cornerback Phillip Gaines (29) defends during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

Rodgers throws 4 TDs as Packers beat Texans 35-20

Oct. 25, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Aaron Rodgers insisted that Green Bay's lackluster performance in its first loss of the season last week was an anomaly. And on Sunday he and the Packers proved that by easily handling the Houston Texans. “That game is an outlier I believe and today was more in line with our first...

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018 file photo, Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari watches during an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit.  Bakhtiari won’t play Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 against the Houston Texans due to a chest injury. The Pro Bowl lineman hadn’t practiced all week and was listed as questionable in the team’s Friday injury report.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Packers OT Bakhtiari won't play Sunday due to chest injury

Oct. 24, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari won’t play Sunday against the Houston Texans due to a chest injury. The Pro Bowl left tackle hadn’t practiced all week and was listed as doubtful in the team’s Friday injury report. The Packers announced...

Mentoring youth even more important in 2020 for Thompson

Oct. 24, 2020 2:05 AM EDT

Mentoring at-risk youths is difficult enough in normal times. There has been little normalcy in 2020. Darrell Thompson, who spent five seasons as a running back and special-teams ace with the Green Bay Packers, knows that from personal experience. Thompson is the president of Bolder Options, established in 1993...

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones (33) stiff arms Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Devin White (45) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Packers' Jones doesn't practice, status uncertain for Sunday

Oct. 23, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones has a calf injury that makes his status uncertain for his team’s game Sunday at Houston. The injury kept Jones from practicing Friday. He had practiced all week up to that point. “Just kind of felt my calf get tight during...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Packers look to rebound from tough loss in visit to Houston

Oct. 22, 2020 3:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson has watched and admired Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers since the Houston quarterback was in junior high. And he knows what he and the Texans will have to do on Sunday to have a chance to beat the Packers in his first meeting against the veteran quarterback.. ...

Packers try to rebound from 1st loss in rare trip to Houston

Oct. 22, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

GREEN BAY (4-1) at HOUSTON (1-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Packers by 3 ½ RECORD VS. SPREAD - Packers 4-1; Texans 0-5 SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 3-1 LAST MEETING - Packers beat Texans 21-13 on Dec. 4, 2016 in Green Bay LAST WEEK - Packers lost to Buccaneers 38-10; Texans lost to Titans 42-36,...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) gets sacked by Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Lavonte David (54) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Packers QB Rodgers ready to move on after subpar performance

Oct. 21, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers takes issue with the notion that a lopsided loss at Tampa Bay indicates opponents have caught on to adjustments their offense has made in coach Matt LaFleur’s second season. “One out of five,” Rodgers said in response at the start of his Zoom...