Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 1/6/13
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The Houston Texans have the Patriots right where they want them. Well, not really. They were on their way to a first round bye when they **** the bed and played their way out of the bye.Houston probably regret hyping up the week 14 matchup against the Patriots. They wore letterman jackets on the way to Gillette Stadium.The game didn't start out great for the Texans going down 14-0 in the first quarter. That essentially took the biggest element of the Houston offense Arian Foster out of the game. Before going to Foxborough, the Texans were actually intimidating to the league, but the Patriots exposed their weak defense and their less than stellar offense. They claimed it was the biggest game in their franchise history, even though last year in the playoffs, they won their first playoff game ever. This time around the Texans expectations from the public eye are lower, which in turn, is a good thing because they don't have to live up to those expectations. They can focus on playing the...
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