Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 12/23/12
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans botched a chance to lock up home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs with their worst offensive showing of the season in Sunday's 23-6 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. "Very disappointing because we had a chance to line up here and get something done today," coach Gary Kubiak said. "That doesn't mean we still can't get it done. That's the most important thing." Houston (12-3) could still clinch home-field advantage next with a win at Indianapolis. The Texans' latest stumble was fueled by an anemic running game that combined for 34 yards and an inability to convert on third downs. "We didn't play well," Kubiak said. "I think we battled defensively, but offensively we probably played as bad as we've played. I take full responsibility for that. It's a huge, huge disappointment. We've got to get over it really quick." Quarterback Matt Schaub went 18 of 32 for 178 yards, and Andre Johnson caught seven passes for 97 yards, but the Texans were ...
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