Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/31/12
1. Houston TexansI’m not quite as sold on the Texans as some, but they should win this division purely on talent.The offense boasts arguably the game’s best running back (Arian Foster),  and one of its best wide receivers (Andre Johnson).Plus an offensive line coming off of an impressive season and a productive starting quarterback in Matt Schaub.However, there are cracks in the armor.All three of the aforementioned stars missed time with injury last season.Houston managed to hold on to its playoff berth and won the first playoff game in franchise history thanks to an admirable performance from backup quarterback T.J. Yates. Nevertheless, the team needs Schaub to be healthy if they are to fulfill this season’s lofty expectations.Most troubling is Johnson’s recent injury history, especially when considering that Kevin Walter is the only other receiver on the roster with an NFL reception on his resume.The offensive line also might regress a little, as the right side of the line left v...
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