The Texans don’t need to do anything special or extraordinary to slow the Packers’ dangerous passing game. Cornerback Johnathan Joseph told KGOW in Houston that keeping Aaron Rodgers down will be a matter of Houston sticking to its standard plan.
“We just have to play our defense. We don’t have to do anything we haven’t done before. We go out and play our defense the way it is called and put in the right situation. Now with going up against a team like Green Bay, they are stacked across the board at the skill positions with guys that can make plays at any moment. For us it’s going to be a sound game where you have to be sound and cover the things like that because with Aaron Rodgers at quarterback, he can extend the drive with his legs and he can pretty much put the ball in any spot at any given time. So for us it will be a big test, but that’s what the NFL is about at the same time.”
I’ll be in Houston Sunday night and can’t wait to see how Joseph, coming off a bad game against the Jets, and the Texans secondary responds in its first game without Brian Cushing in front of them.
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