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

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).

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Polian: Peyton's OK with

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.

"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."