Whether you are still holding out hope that the Texans fire Bill O’Brien or not, the Houston Texans are knee-deep in the playoff race with seven games to go in the season. The crazy thing about this season – and the rational behind teams going from worst-to-first – is that the Texans only play one more team the entire season with a winning record. And that team, the Washington Redskins, just placed three players on IR last week.
The road to the AFC South goes through Houston. The Texans are home for the remaining three AFC South games on the schedule. Four of the last seven games are at home and the combined record of the opponents is 24-33-1.
Although the schedule looks fortuitous, the Texans would not be in the current situation they are without their star quarterback Deshaun Watson.

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