Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 1/5/13
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The Houston Texans defeated the Cincinnati Bengals today, earning them a trip to Gillette Stadium to take on the Patriots in the divisional round.The last time the Texans came to foxborough, they arrived in letterman jackets and left with a 42-14 loss that eventually cost them the first seed in the AFC.So, maybe the Texans have some hard feelings about all that.Arian Foster on a rematch with the Patriots: "We owe them one."— Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) January 6, 2013They certainly do, but hopefully it won't be this year. The Bengals pretty much let Houston do everything that they love to do. J.J. Watt had a huge game - five tackles, a sack and pass defensed. Arian Foster had 140 yards, and Schaub got to throw the ball to his safety blanket - Owen Daniels. It was basically the opposite of the Patriots game earlier in the year. Don't expect the Patriots to allow all of those things to happen next week.Still, that doesn't mean this will be an easy victory. Five weeks ago everyo...
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