NFL Playoffs: Texans rout Bengals, advance to face Baltimore next Sunday

 

Houston 31 – Cincinnat 10 The winner of Broncos – Steelers Sunday afternoon will head to New England next Saturday night, as the Houston Texans (11-6) are heading to AFC North winner Baltimore (12-4) next Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. Houston notched their first ever playoff win, defeating the Bengals 31-10 on wildcard Saturday. The Texans day was highlighted by big plays as J.J Watt set the tone, returning the first of Andy Dalton’s three interceptions 29 yards for a touchdown that broke a 10-10 tie with 52 seconds left in the first half. From there, the Texans took over.

Stat Packed Steelers – Texans Game Day Buzz

 

Pittsburgh Steelers (2-1) @ Houston Texans (2-1) When: 1:00 p.m. | Where: Reliant Stadium TV:CBS (Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf) Weather: Lower 80’s, Mostly Sunny Odds: Houston -3.5 Game Day Buzz: The Steelers are 2-1 All-time vs Houston, including a 27-7 win in its only visit to Houston in 2005…..The Steelers are 3-1 against AFC South Opponents on the road, under head coach Mike Tomlin….The Steelers are averaging 18.0 points per game and giving up 18.3 points per game…..Houston is averaging 30.0 points per game and giving up 20.0 points per game….Pittsburgh is 1-1 in conference games, Houston is 2-0 in conference games…..Texans rank fifth in the NFL with 138.0 rushing yards…The Steelers are 12th against the run, giving up 99.7 yards per game…… The Texans are 17th against the run, giving up 105.7 yards per game…. Houston has blown five 4th quarter leads since 2010 and have been outscored 47-24Read More »