Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 10/9/12
With their win last night against the New York Jets, the Houston Texans moved to 5-0. They're now two and a half games in front of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC South. If not for the Colts' improbable comeback against the Packers Sunday, Houston would enjoy a nearly invincible three and a half game advantage on the rest of the division. It's not likely that the Colts, Jags or Titans will overtake Houston for the division crown. The only question that remains is if anyone else in the AFC can hang with Houston. They enjoy a one game lead for the AFC's best record over the Baltimore Ravens and can put some distance between them when they host Baltimore in two weeks. Looking at Houston's remaining schedule, that game and road trips to Chicago and New England would appear to be the only remaining games where they won't be prohibitive favorites. The score was closer than many thought it would be, but the Texans used their patented formula of ball control offense and stifling defense to beat
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