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Packers' Rodgers looks for 7th straight game with 2-plus TDs

HOUSTON (6-5) at GREEN BAY (5-6)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE — Packers by 3 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Texans 5-5-1, Packers 5-5-1

SERIES RECORD — Packers lead 2-1

LAST MEETING — Packers beat Texans 42-24, Oct. 14, 2012

LAST WEEK — Texans lost to Chargers 21-13; Packers beat Eagles 27-13

AP PRO32 RANKING — Texans No. 18, Packers No. 19

TEXANS OFFENSE — OVERALL (29), RUSH (5), PASS (31).

TEXANS Defence — OVERALL (5), RUSH (19), PASS (5).

PACKERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (11), RUSH (22), PASS (7).

PACKERS Defence — OVERALL (13), RUSH (7), PASS (21).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Texans 2-1 vs. NFC North this year, with wins over Chicago and Detroit. ... Texans have rushed for more than 100 yards in six straight games, second-longest active streak in league. ... RB Lamar Miller needs six carries to set single-season career high, passing previous best of 216 in 2014 with Miami. He has rushed for 881 yards. ... Offense is 30th in league in red-zone efficiency (43 per cent ). ... Houston defence has not allowed rushing touchdown since Week 8. ... ILB Brian Cushing needs 10 tackles to pass DeMeco Ryans (636) as Houston's all-time leading tackler. ... ILB Benardrick McKinney's 12 tackles and sack last week made him third player in team history with at least 100 tackles and four sacks in season. ... Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has multiple passing touchdowns in six straight games, second-longest active streak in NFL behind Tennessee's Marcus Mariota. ... Rodgers has passer rating of at least 115.0 in last two games, with five TD passes and no interceptions. ... WRs Jordy Nelson (9) and Davante Adams (8) only duo in league with at least seven TD catches. Nelson first in red-zone receptions (13) while Adams is tied for second (10). ... Defensive co-ordinator Dom Capers was first head coach of Texans (2001-5). ... LB Julius Peppers looking for third straight game with sack. ... S Morgan Burnett has career-high three sacks. ... Fantasy Tip: Adams has averaged at least 22.6 yards per reception in two of last three games.

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