Crunch time for NFC teams in crisis

Underachieving Green Bay, Detroit and Dallas all face tough tests on the road

Originally Published: October 12, 2012
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Six weeks into a season may not be time to panic, but several NFC teams are hitting crisis points.

The Green Bay Packers are at a crossroads. They are 2-3 and scoring 12.6 points a game less than they did last year. They don't have a running game. Star WR Greg Jennings is out with a groin injury. Now they have to travel to Houston to play a Texans team that boasts one of the league's best defenses.

The Detroit Lions have underachieved and made too many mistakes ...

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