By Brian Billick
Brian Billick is an acclaimed NFL game analyst for FOX Sports and a Super Bowl-winning coach.
Yes, the Texans had a scare, but they still got the W and nobody else near the top stepped up to claim the throne. I've got a line on who's hot and who's not going into Week 12.
1 Texans 9-1
I'm just as surprised as the next person that it took the Texans 73 minutes to land the knockout punch on the Jaguars, but no one else had dominating enough wins to jump 9-1 Houston.
2 Broncos 7-3
J.J. Watt and Charles Tillman have company in the defensive player of the year conversation, and his name is Von Miller. He has seven sacks and three forced fumbles over the last three games.
3 Falcons 9-1
With five interceptions on Sunday, Matt Ryan clearly wasn't at his best, but it says something about a team that can find a way to win even with a minus-5 turnover differential.
4 49ers 7-2-1 4
The 49ers were good on Monday night, but were they too good without Alex S...