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Packers save their season

It's early, but Aaron Rodgers knew Green Bay couldn't afford another loss

Originally Published: October 15, 2012
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

HOUSTON -- The Green Bay Packers just proved that a victory in Week 6 can be enough to save an entire season.

They came into Reliant Stadium looking very much like a team lurching toward an underwhelming year. They walked out with a 42-24 win over the Houston Texans that wasn't nearly as close as the score suggests. The Packers didn't merely need a win. They also needed to remind the NFL that they're still capable of being a dangerous threat in the postseason.

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