Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/20/12
1. Houston Texans Take On Old Adversary  Houston (2-0) is one of only six remaining unbeaten teams.The Texans handily defeated the Miami Dolphins (1-1) in week 1, and the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-2) in week 2. They will now square off against their first opponent featured in the playoffs one year ago: the Denver Broncos (1-1).That Denver team from a year ago was quarterbacked by Tim Tebow. This year, they are quarterbacked by Peyton Manning. Over the course of his career Manning has thrown for 5122 yards on the way to a 16-2 record against the Texans. This 18-game stretch often included games in which the Houston Texans were measuring their own progress. This time around, it could be Manning, and the Broncos that need to figure out their own progress.This meeting will be the first in which the Texans boast a league-leading defense. The Texans’ defense has given up 17 points, and 392 yards of total offense, both league bests.  Denver has scored 52 points, while accumulating 670 yards ...
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