Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/17/12
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Houston at Denver Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 715 *TV announcers: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms *Keys to the game: Texans RB Arian Foster is averaging just 3.5 yards per carry, but Houston has done an excellent job of staying committed to the ground game despite a lack of explosive plays - and Foster and Ben Tate continue to get the job done in the red zone. Foster and Tate have combined for 61 carries through two games and will continue to get their touches to help protect QB Mat Schaub from the Broncos' outstanding pass rush. Houston's defense has been setting the tone, allowing just 8.5 points and 196 yards per game. Granted, Denver poses a far different test than Miami or Jacksonville. QB Peyton Manning has already shown the ability to lead a highly efficient no-huddle attack. Look for Manning to rely on short drops and to get the ball out quickly against Houston's equally potent pass rush. *Matchup to watch - Texans ...
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