Found January 03, 2013 on Gridiron Experts:
Bengals at Texans-4.5 For the second year in a row, the NFL playoffs kickoff with the Cincinnati Bengals traveling to Houston to face a Texans team favored slightly in the point spread. This year’s wildcard match-up has a completely different feel from a year ago. The Houston Texans were excited just to make the postseason this time last year, but after a complete meltdown in December, the Texans who were projected to get a first-round bye are all of a sudden feeling the scrutiny from their fan base and media after blowing an opportunity for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. The Bengals enter this match-up on a three-game winning streak. Cincinnati has won six out of their last seven games after starting the season 3-5. The momentum is clearly in their favor right now as the Houston fan base is still pissed-off about the fact that they are even playing this weekend. The local Houston media and talk radio shows have been calling for Kubiak’s head after it was clear that t...
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