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Turnovers Define Starts for Teams

Perry's fumble was taken away (US Presswire)

Why are the Texans 5-0 and the Packers 2-3? Look no further than giveaways and takeaways for an explanation. For Green Bay, turnovers are particularly perplexing because that's been a dominating statistic.

The Houston Texans are 5-0 and looking like the AFC's top team, just like last season before quarterback Matt Schaub's season-ending injury. The Green Bay Packers are 2-3 and looking like anything but the NFC's top team, as they were predicted to be before the season. The coaches' explanations for their teams' plights, by and large, are the same. "The thing that we've done well as a football...

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