Patriots vs. Texans: Full New England Game Preview

December 10, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Panic is not a customary feeling around Foxborough, but the New England Patriots are feeling a bit of heat after their second consecutive loss last week.  Now out of a first-round bye, the Pats have squandered the cushion they created with their 10-0 start, and while a playoff berth remains exceedingly likely, they can no longer simply look ahead to January.
The Houston Texans will present lots of familiar faces both on the coaching staff (Bill O'Brien, Romeo Crennel, Mike Vrabel) and on the field (Brian Hoyer, Vince Wilfork).  "New England South" has rebounded after a porous start and sits in a tie for first place in the AFC South following a recent four-game winning streak.
Even though the Pats have lost just once to the Texans since they came into existence in 2002, every game they've played at Houston has been decided by one possession, with both wins coming by three points.  History doesn't necessarily hold much...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments