Two teams that many had as Super Bowl picks coming out of the preseason have drifted in completely different directions to start the year.
The Houston Texans are one of the league’s two undefeated teams at 5-0 while the Green Bay Packers have stumbled to a 2-3 record.
A week six match-up between these two pits a Packers team desperate to keep pace in a competitive NFC North while the Texans attempt to further establish their selves as the best team in the league.
Houston Texans (5-0) Analysis: The Texans didn’t look great in a 23-17 Monday Night triumph against the overly-talked-about New York Jets, but a win is a win, especially on the road. The Texans most valuable strength is their balance on both sides of the ball. Quarterback Matt Schaub ranks 7th in the league with a 72.5 QBR (hat tip to ESPN for an awesome stat, love the QBR) and quite frankly hasn’t had to throw that much. Stud running back Arian Foster leads the league with 132 carries and five touchdowns. While the Packer...