Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 1/5/13
This year’s NFL playoffs begin the same way they did last season, with the Bengals heading to Houston to take on the Texans. Both teams are the same seed that they were last year … which is not something the Texans are proud of. They come in as the third seed after going into Week 17 as the top seed in the AFC. The Bengals are the six seed, but must not be taken lightly in this game. J.J. Watt will look to continue terrorizing the Bengals on Saturday. (Credit: Getty Images) Cincinnati Bengals The Bengals are the lowest seed in the AFC playoffs, but they finished with the same 10-6 record as the Baltimore Ravens who won the AFC North. They went 7-1 in the second half of the season with the only loss being a one-point defeat against the Cowboys. Last year’s game was a big win for the Texans, but the game was not dominated by Houston. The difference was turnovers, specifically the three interceptions thrown by Andy Dalton. The most memorable of the three came at the end of the first h...
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