|Patriots prepare for Texans, toughest foe of year|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 05 December 2012 13:05|
They'll face the Houston Texans (11-1) at home on Monday night. The Texans hold the top spot in the AFC with the Patriots (9-3) in second. The top two seeds in each conference get a first-round bye in the playoffs.
The Patriots did manage to rout the Indianapolis Colts 59-24 on Nov. 18. And the Colts are 8-4 with a chance for a wild-card berth. The Patriots also beat the Denver Broncos (9-3) in the fifth game of the year, 31-21.
Now they have a chance for their third victory over a team with a winning record. It won't be easy.
Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL