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By: Rich Bergeron
The New England Patriots (5-3) and the Denver Broncos (4-3) are the only two teams in the NFL's AFC who lead their respective divisions while carrying three losses on their records going into week nine of the season. Both teams are dealing with some growing pains and adjustment issues, and both are led by legendary quarterbacks. If they can manage to keep their latest momentum in full swing they will surely make the playoffs. Whether they make the Super Bowl or not will likely depend on the AFC's other two division leaders: The Baltimore Ravens (5-2) and the Houston Texans (6-1). The Texans and Ravens are each having phenomenal years so far, but the Texans dominated when the two teams met in week seven. It all adds up to an exciting race to the playoffs where any of these teams could enjoy continued success or end up as epic failures.
Here's my ranking for these teams and the reasoning behind the numbers:
#1: The Houston Texans: AFC South Divisi...
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The Texans are getting a lot of buzz for the Super Bowl. How will this team respond? Can they stay heathy? There is still a long way to go this season.
Denver at Cincinnati - The Boncos and Peyton Manning have things rolling now on both sides of the ball. Don't forget that the Broncos played great defense and special teams last season and they were able to run...
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JJ Watt is used to crashing QB parties in the backfield with batted passes and sacks. The Texans are now 7-1 on the season and a lot of it has to do with the play of this monster and the rest of the Texan defense.
JJ Watt With Justin Beiber
Texan Cheerleaders Salute Us
Last season, Owen Daniels thought he had finally returned to the player he was before tearing a knee ligament in 2009.
After comparing film from then and now, the Houston Texans tight end realizes he wasn't quite there yet.
Now that he really has returned to form, Daniels has re-emerged as of the top tight ends in the NFL, and gives the Texans' powerful offense another...
Chalk this up as another one that I’ve never seen before. It looks eerily similar to one that Titans RB Chris Johnson often does, but its not the same. I guess we’ll just have to applaud Owen Daniels for his creativity and for the success he’s had on the football field this year, totaling 478 receiving yards and 5 touchdowns.Via: @cjzero
Texans running back Ben Tate is inactive for Sunday's game against Buffalo with a hamstring injury.
Tate, the Texans' second-leading rusher behind Arian Foster, sat out practice all week. He also sat out Houston's 23-17 win over the New York Jets on Oct. 8 with a right big toe injury.
The other inactives for Houston include cornerbacks Roc Carmichael and Brandon Harris...
Houston Texans' running back Justin Forsett will be the backup for Arian Foster in Week 9 against Buffalo. Ben Tate is not expected to be active due to a hamstring injury.Fantasy Spin:The Bills' run defense is the worst in the league and Arian Foster will likely have a big day, but even in limited attempts, Forsett might have some low-end value.
Texans running back Ben Tate missed Thursday's practice with a sore hamstring.
Tate, who also missed Wednesday's practice, has 178 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 43 carries this season.
Justin Forsett signed with Houston during the offseason and is expected to back up Arian Foster if Tate can't play.
In addition, defensive tackle Shaun Cody was a limited participant...
Houston Texans RB Arian Foster should have a huge game against a Bills defense that has yet to stop the run this season.
Fresh off the bye week in what could turn out to be the best season in the history of the team the Houston Texans go up against the Buffalo Bills in the return of the Texans 2006 1st overall pick Mario Williams. Williams who became the highest paid defensive player...
Texans running back Ben Tate has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills.
Tate, who has 178 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 43 carries this season, has not practiced this week due to a sore hamstring.
Justin Forsett signed with Houston during the offseason and is expected to back up Arian Foster.
"I just have a ton of confidence in him,"...
HOUSTON - In a homecoming bloated with rancor and disdain, Bills defensive end Mario Williams enjoyed his one moment in the spotlight with a second-quarter sack of Texans quarterback Matt Schaub and a taunting finger wag at the Texans' bench. That was the most memorable impression former Texans player Williams left on Sunday at Reliant Stadium, a development Texans fans surely...
On Sunday the Buffalo Bills (3-4) will travel to the No. 1 team in the AFC, the Houston Texans (6-1). Buffalo actually leads the all-time series 2-3 which includes two victories in Houston, but history will not be on the Bills' side.Both teams are coming off of a bye week and in very different shape. Houston trounced Baltimore before the bye, 43-13, and picked up a two-game...
The Houston Texans are back at the game of football and are heading into the halfway point of the NFL season. The opponent this week is none other than the Buffalo Bills and the return of Mario Williams to Reliant. Williams will take the headlines but there are other Bills’ players that the Texans will need to watch for.
The Bills may be streaky at times but they boast a potent...
HOUSTON - In a homecoming bloated with rancor and disdain, Bills defensive end Mario Williams enjoyed his one moment in the spotlight with a second-quarter sack of Texans quarterback Matt Schaub and a taunting finger wag at the Texans' bench. That was the last impression former Texans player Williams left on Sunday at Reliant Stadium, a development Texans fans surely found...
Here are the QCS Staff predictions for Sunday’s matchup featuring the Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans:
Mike Straw: Houston 45-10
The Texans are the class of the AFC and should have no problem walking over the lowly Bills. The season is starting to tailspin for Buffalo, and this will just be another branch, or even log, that they hit on the way down.
Ryan Talbot: Texans 38-13...
The Bills enter Week 9 at 3-4 and facing the Houston Texans, arguably the best team in the AFC. Before we get to this week’s questions here are our updated standings:
Rob Quinn: 8-2
Brandon Hess: 19-11
Ryan Talbot: 23-12
Michael Bundt: 21-14
Mike Straw: 15-10
1. Houston has not given up a run of 20 yards this year. Will C.J. Spiller or Fred Jackson be the first to do so...