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A win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday would clinch a second straight AFC South title for the playoff-bound Houston Texans. A loss makes the division race much more interesting.
The Texans look to bounce back from a blowout loss and prevent the surging Colts from securing a playoff berth as these teams meet in Houston for the first of two meetings over the final three weeks.
Despite a 42-14 loss at New England on Monday, Houston (11-2) still has the AFC's best record and needs only a third straight home victory over Indianapolis to win the division.
"We still control our destiny," defensive end J.J. Watt said. "We control everything. We are going to go back and focus on winning the division and locking that up. Everything is still in front of us."
However, if Indianapolis (9-4) wins Sunday, it would wrap up a playoff spot and put a division crown very much within its grasp. If the Colts win their final three games, including at Kansas City next week ...
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Stanford QB Andrew Luck is etched in stone as the #1 overall pick in the NFL draft later this month. The architecture student at the elite university known as The Farm has a fellow jock girlfriend on campus, gymnast Nicole Pechanec.
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"He had missed Thursday in the office, so I said, '...
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(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By CLIFF BRUNT Associated Press The Indianapolis Colts have gotten a lot of mileage out of Andrew Luck's legs.
Maybe too much.
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