Their backs are against the wall and they go up against an undefeated Houston Texans team at Reliant Stadium.
It’s not exactly the script Mike McCarthy drew up for the 2012 Green Bay Packers
Joking aside, after a stunning 30-27 loss to the Indianapolis Colts many people have begun to write off the Packers for this season. Reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers has had accuracy issues and the Packers defense actually looks even worse than the horrible unit of a year ago. With the Packers at 2-3 and staring 2-4 in the face with the mighty Texans with the league’s best defense up next, there is very little reason for optimism in Titletown, right?
Hold your horses, folks. Look back two seasons ago in the game before the Packers started their magical run to Super Bowl XLV. The team was 8-5 and would eventually fall to 8-6, but in that game against the New England Patriots with a still unproven Matt Flynn at quarterback the Packers fought hard and had the Patriots on the ropes until losing on the final play.
The Packers face a similar situation Sunday night at Reliant Stadium. The Texans are 5-0 and have the best defense in the league to go along with an incredibly potent offense. It almost like the Packers are looking into a mirror of what they should be but are not.