5 Matchups the Indianapolis Colts Must Win Against the Houston Texans

December 18, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Sunday, the Indianapolis Colts will face the Houston Texans in what likely will be the deciding factor in the "race" for the AFC South. 
Quite fittingly, the quarterbacks for that matchup look like one of the least exciting matchups of the year. 
The Texans' T.J. Yates will be starting in place of an injured Brian Hoyer on Sunday, while Colts starter Andrew Luck will miss his fifth consecutive game with a kidney injury. Matt Hasselbeck against T.J. Yates would be bad enough, but Hasselbeck is no guarantee to play either, according to Stephen Holder of They Indy Star, who reported Thursday that breathing is not back to normal yet for the 40-year-old quarterback.
If Hasselbeck can't go, Charlie Whitehurst will start for the Colts, and the battle of the backup quarterbacks will have reached a fever pitch. 
If the Colts want to win this mess on Sunday, they'll need to win their key matchups at other positions. Even if Hasselbeck plays, the chances that...

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