Found November 06, 2012 on Football Nation:
Every team has now played at least half their games, and fans are starting to get a better indication of who is a contender and who is a pretender. The AFC is more wide open than it has been in years. Besides Houston, the rest of the teams in the conference have yet to prove they are a legitimate Super Bowl contender. That doesn’t mean the race for the last five spots won’t be exciting. Here is the AFC playoff picture after week nine:One Seed- Houston Texans (7-1): Besides for a hiccup against the Green Bay Packers that the country saw on Sunday Night Football, the Texans have been impressive in 2012. Quarterback Matt Schaub is having an impressive season with 1,918 passing yards and 12 touchdowns. More importantly, Schaub has limited his mistakes: four interceptions and just ten sacks at the half way point. Running back Arian Foster leads the AFC in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns with 770 yards and 10 TD’s. On the defensive side of the ball, Houston is third in the NFL and fi...
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