Houston Texans Progress Report: Where Things Stand Heading into Week 14

December 5, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Houston Texans are 11-1 on the 2012 season and in first place, not only in the AFC South, but they are also the top seed in the AFC.
In Week 14, they travel to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots.
They rank 11th on offense, 2nd on defense and seventh overall in DVOA.
Primary Talking Point for Week 14
They've beaten the Broncos.
They've beaten the Ravens.
The only serious contender left for the Texans to face is the Patriots, and they get their shot next Monday.
The Texans are nearly as disrespected as the Falcons, but there is air of boredom from the national media when it comes to Houston.
Much of that comes from the fact that their best player is a defender, and that rarely sells well. Houston has done everything anyone could have asked of it, but the Aaron Rodgers game and even the gutty win over the Detroit Lions have many looking past the Texans.
If the Patriots beat Houston, they'll be seen as the favor...

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