Packers 9-0 after dominating Vikings

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Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes, Randall Cobb ran back a punt 80 yards for a score and the Packers' defense showed it can take control of a game in a 45-7 rout of the Vikings Monday night in Green Bay.

The Packers (9-0) are the NFL's lone unbeaten team. Adrian Peterson, who had 51 yards on 14 carries, scored the TD for the Vikings (2-7).

Schaub out indefinitely

Texans quarterback Matt Schaub is out indefinitely with what coach Gary Kubiak called a "significant" right foot injury and will miss at least Houston's next game in two weeks. Kubiak said Matt Leinart will start at Jacksonville on Nov. 27.

Cassel's season in jeopardy

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Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel could miss the rest of the season because of what coach Todd Haley called a "significant" injury to his throwing hand. Tyler Palko is expected to start Monday night at New England.

Season-ending injuries

The following players were placed on injured reserve: Bengals cornerback Leon Hall (torn Achilles tendon); Bills center Eric Wood (torn ACL); Jaguars cornerback Rashean Mathis (torn ACL), guard Eben Britton (infection) and special-teamer Kyle Bosworth (hand); Bears guard Chris Williams (wrist); Rams cornerback Al Harris (knee) and Redskins rookie receiver Leonard Hankerson (hip).

Polian: Peyton's OK with

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idea of drafting quarterback

Bill Polian finally might find Peyton Manning's successor in April's draft. And apparently he has Manning's approval.

The vice chairman of the 0-10 Colts said he's already spoken with Manning about the possibility of using a high pick on a quarterback, though Polian isn't discussing specific names yet.

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"The bottom line is that if the right person is there . . . then now is the time to make that choice," Polian said. "Peyton and I have spoken about that, and he's OK with that."

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