Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/17/14
The Houston Texans put  their AFC best 11-2 record on the line at home against the 9-4 Indianapolis Colts. This is a huge AFC South match-up. The Houston Texans need this win to stay ahead of the AFC pack for homefield advantage throughout the postseason, while the Colts are trying to improve their playoff standing as well as close the two game gap between them and the division leading Texans.The Texans would really like to have a big bounce back game this week. They were throttled on Monday night by the New England Patriots 42-14 in Foxboro. The Texans defense has lost steam of late giving up 30 or more points in 3 of their last 4 games. Opposing quarterbacks have thrown 7 TD passes against them in the last 3 games. Tom Brady hit this defense for 4 TDs on Monday. Earlier this season, Aaron Rodgers hit them for 6 TD passes. I am really sensing a theme with the Texans giving up scores in the passing game. So why can't QB Andrew Luck take advantage of this team pass defense? A small s...
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