Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 1/6/13
The New England Patriots don't have to wait another day to find out who they'll play next weekend.Thanks to a Houston Texans victory over the Cincinnati Bengals Saturday in AFC Wildcard action, New England will host Houston next Sunday in the Divisional Round.The last time these two teams met, the nation was preparing for a possible AFC Championship game preview and a slugfest between the league's best offense against arguably the league's best defense. But a lot changed that Week 14 night.The Patriots jumped out to a 28-point lead and won in blowout fashion 42-14. Despite an impressive showing from the Texans' best player, defensive end J.J. Watt, Tom Brady was nearly flawless while tossing four touchdowns. Meanwhile, Texans quarterback Matt Schaub stunk, throwing a interception while failing to score.New England gained steam, and the eventual tiebreaker, en route to a first-round bye, while the Texans struggled down the stretch.Considering the circumstances, there will be a lot of...
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