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The Texans can lock-up the top seed and home field with a win.
We've made it to the last week of the season. There is still a lot to figure out in both Conferences and a couple teams still in the playoff hunt.
Here's a look at the Week 17 Final Playoff Scenarios:
Locked-up: Atlanta Falcons (South, #1 Seed, home-field throughout); Green Bay Packers (NFC North Division); San Francisco 49ers (playoff berth); Seattle Seahawks -- (playoff berth)
GREEN BAY PACKERS (at Minnesota Vikings)
Green Bay clinches a first-round bye:
1) GB win - This is a tough division match-up but the Vikings are one dimensional, Packers are going to win.
2) GB tie + SF loss or tie - Ties don't happen and I expect the 49ers to beat the Cardinals this week.
3) SF loss + SEA loss or tie - I expect both of these teams to win, not likely to happen.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (vs. Arizona Cardinals)
San Francisco clinches NFC West division:
1) SF win or tie - I expect the 49ers to beat the ...
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The Houston Texans controlled their own destiny 3 weeks ago going into a Monday night match up against the New England Patriots on the road. The Texans had to win at least 2 of its final 4 games to clinch the AFC South and the top seed in the playoffs in the AFC. The Texans have only been able to get half of that done so far and now face a Indianapolis Colts team with nothing to...
On Thursday, the Houston Texans announced they have signed tight end Steve Skelton to the practice squad. The El Paso, native played tight end at Fordham and measures at 6-5 250 lbs.
Originally signed to the Arizona Cardinals practice squad, Skelton appeared in no games and was released in late August. The undrafted rookie was brought to Houston to fill the vacant spot left by Eddie...
Texans tight end Owen Daniels (hamstring) didn't practice Thursday after participating on a limited basis Wednesday. SOURCE: Tania Ganguli, Houston ChronicleFantasy Spin:Houston coach Gary Kubiak downplayed the absence. "Owen's fine. He's got a sore hamstring," he said. According to Nick Scurfield of HoustonTexans.com, Daniels did the walk-through portion of...
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Staying on target , Houston Texans phenom receiver WR Andre Johnson is the latest person to engage in the habit calling Colts star Reggie Wayne the one that professionally got away.
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HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans need a win this weekend at Indianapolis to secure a bye and home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.
They also want to build some momentum instead of limping into the postseason despite their 12-3 record. Houston had a chance to secure home-field advantage last week, only to post its worst offensive performance of the season in a 23-6...
Houston Texans star second-year defensive end J.J. Watt leads the league with 20.5 sacks this season.
While Watt is a heavy favorite to win the Defensive Player of the Year award (49ers linebacker Aldon Smith — who has 19.5 sacks — is the other), he also believes the race between Broncos QB Peyton Manning and Vikings RB Adrian Peterson for the NFL’s Most Valuable Player should...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer The Houston Texans need a win this weekend at Indianapolis to secure a bye and home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.
They also want to build some momentum instead of limping into the postseason despite their 12-3 record. Houston had a chance to secure home-field advantage last week, only to post its worst...
Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson says that Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne considered signing with the Texans when he was a free agent this past offseason.
“Here was one of the places that he actually wanted to come,” Johnson said. “I was hoping that I would get a chance to be able to play with him again. Unfortunately, it didn’t go that way.”
At Miami, Wayne...
Now that the fake football season has come to an end, the team here at the Fix chimes in with our annual “End of Season Awards.”
In part one, we look at the biggest bust, waiver wire pickup of the year, biggest injury and “Mr. Reliable.”
Biggest Bust (non injury) – Matt Forte by Josh Kay
Matt Forte came into the season with question marks, due to the newly acquired Michael...
On December 16th the Houston Texans gave the Colts a 29-17 beatdown in front of a large crowd at Reliant Stadium. Their win propelled them into the division title and a shot at the number one seed in the AFC playoff picture. When the two teams meet again for the season finale in Indianapolis on Sunday there will be a different atmosphere to the game. Both teams would like a win but...
It’s getting closer to the post season and the Houston Texans have not shown the same explosiveness on offense that they have in the first quarter of the season. The Texans hosted the Vikings at Reliant Stadium and were very gracious hosts as they allowed the Vikings to put their feet up on the table and make themselves at home. The game never seemed out of control or out of hand...
Houston Texans (12-3) at Indianapolis Colts (10-5)
The Texans need this win to lock up not only the #1 seed, but also a first round bye. If they lose, they’ll need Denver or New England to lose as double digit favorites or they’ll be the #3 seed. The Colts, meanwhile, are locked into the #5 seed, but the Texans are a huge divisional rival who beat the Colts two weeks ago and...
As we enter the final week of the 2012 NFL regular season game, the Houston Texans meet their old (in Texans existence terms, that is,) foes the Indianapolis Colts for the second time in three weeks. Having just met two Sundays ago, both teams have a really good idea of what to expect from the other. Game planning and player motivation will be at fevered pitch, fans of each team...