Are the Houston Texans the favorites to reach the Super Bowl from the AFC?
They are the heavy favorites to get a first round bye and win the South, but that doesn’t secure you anything these days.
The hottest team entering the playoffs is often the ones that go the farthest, but this defense for Houston gives them a solid edge over most.
Arian Foster runs behind a legit offensive line, but the passing game improvement from Matt Schaub. Throwing 5 TD and just 1 INT on top of 751 yards is incredible and it all starts with a healthy Andre Johnson.
Johnson is capable of carrying this passing offense despite the questions of whether or not he is over the hill, but father time does not look like it is catching up right now.
As long as Andre and Mr. Foster are healthy and producing on the field, there may not be another more balanced team in the NFL these days.
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