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Quick Take: Texans (5-7) at Packers (5-7)

Last meeting
The only time these teams played was in 2004, when the Packers defeated the Texans 16-13 on Ryan Longwell's 46-yard field goal as time expired to cap a 13-point, fourth-quarter comeback.

The Packers have won the only meeting between these teams.

Last week
In their Monday Night Football debut, the Texans got out to a fast start and never looked back in their 30-17 win over the Jaguars. ... Aaron Rodgers' three TD tosses weren't enough as the Panthers rallied for a 35-31 win over the Packers at Lambeau Field.

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Keep your eye on ...
A December bump: When the temperature dips, the Packers have an advantage. They welcome a southern team to Wisconsin on the first Sunday in December, and the Packers have won seven of their last eight games played in the final month of the season.

Rookie runner Steve Slaton: Coming off a 130-yard, two-touchdown performance on Monday Night Football, Houston's Slaton will look to gash the Packers' 27th-ranked rush defense. Slaton needs 96 yards on the ground to top 1,000 for the season.

A career day:Texans' WR Andre Johnson needs just two receiving yards to surpass his career-high of 1,147 yards. In his only game against the Packers, he recorded six receptions for 107 yards.

Did you know?
WR Greg Jennings aims for his fourth game in row with a TD catch. ... TE Owen Daniels ranks second in the AFC among tight ends in receptions (50) and yards (608).

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