The Indianapolis Colts (11-5) enter the 2013 NFL playoffs with a 28-16 win over the Houston Texans (12-4).
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The loss marks the third Texans defeat in four weeks and the team will need both the Broncos to fall to the Chiefs and the Dolphins to defeat the Patriots in order to receive the top seed in the AFC, which would’ve been accomplished with a win in Indy.
A loss by either Denver or New England places the Texans in the second seed, but should both teams win — which is the most likely scenario — Houston will have home-field advantage and battle the Cincinnati Bengals (10-6) in the wildcard round.
This would mean that the Texans would have to return to either Denver or Foxborough in the divisional round should they beat the Bengals next weekend, but that task is looking tougher considering how well the Texans and Bengals have played as of late.
Houston’s only playoff win in franchise history happened last year over Cincy 31-10 in Reliant Stadium.
But the Beng...