HOUSTON – Aaron Rodgers threw six touchdown passes as the Green Bay Packers defeated the Houston Texans 42-24 on Sunday Night Football.
Rodgers was 24 of 37 for 338 yards and a passer rating of 133.8. His favorite target of the night was Jordy Nelson, who hauled in 9 passes for 121 yards and three scores.
Arian Foster rushed for just 29 yards on 17 carries for Houston. Foster did score two touchdowns on short runs.
Dave Sims and James Lofton called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Aaron Rodgers hits Jordy Nelson and Green Bay takes a 7-0 lead)
(Rodgers’ 6-yd TD pass to James Jones makes it 14-0)
(Arian Foster’s 1-yd TD run cuts the deficit to 14-7)
(Rodgers and Nelson connect again to make it 21-7)
(Jordy Nelson hauls in Rodgers’ pass again to make it 28-10 Packers)
(Foster’s second TD of the game cuts it to 28-17)
(Rodgers’ fifth TD of the game goes to Tom Crabtree and puts the Pack up 35-17)
(Rodgers gets a sixth TD to make it 42-17)
(Listen to Jordy Nelson’s postgame interview with Hub Arkush)
(Postgame recap from Dave Sims and James Lofton)