It was going to be a defining moment in the Packers' season regardless of the outcome.
A loss on Sunday night in Houston would have sent Green Bay to 2-4 with another road game looming and the possibility of a season on the brink of disaster. However, the Packers played very well in nearly all areas of the game, beat the previously undefeated Texans, improved to 3-3 and look ready to make a statement throughout the rest of the season.
Handing out grades following the Packers' 42-24 win over the Texans:
Passing Offense: A
This was more than just a great performance by quarterback Aaron Rodgers. This game exceeded Rodgers' best single-game accomplishment during his MVP run last season. This was a focused, masterful Rodgers showing off how dominant he can be, while begging the question: Where was this guy the first five weeks?
With Green Bay's commanding lead in the fourth quarter, Rodgers didn't even play the final two drives. And yet, he still tied the the Packers' single-game ...