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Houston Texans at New England Patriots: Ten Keys to the Divisional Round

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

New England can’t count on another lackluster performance from J.J. Watt and the Texans on Sunday. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

New England’s postseason begins this weekend as the 12-4 Patriots host the 13-4 Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Patriots’ 42-14 victory over Houston on December 10th is certainly cause for optimism, but can New England avoid underestimating a dangerous Texans team?

Read on for ten keys to this weekend’s game, presented by – a platform to help fans buy and sell tickets.


Patriots Prove They’re The AFC’s Team to Beat

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
Stevan Ridley Patriots Best Team

Stevan Ridley and the running game make the Patriots so much more dangerous this year. (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Staff Writer: Dan Hope

After Monday night’s 42-14 shellacking of the Houston Texans in front of a national audience, it feels like years ago that the New England Patriots stumbled out of the gates to a 3-3 record.

Since then, the Patriots have torn through their opponents one by one, and by not only beating but embarrassing the team that still holds the AFC’s best record on Monday Night Football, the Patriots proved they are once again the team to beat in the conference.


Houston Texans at New England Patriots: Creative Gameplan Leads to 42-14 Victory

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

New England’s victory makes them the favorites in the AFC. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Matthew Jones

New England may still be one game behind Houston in the race for the AFC’s top seed, but the Patriots looked dominant tonight in a 42-14 victory over the Texans. Tom Brady led New England’s offense, but the majority of credit this week must go towards aggressive gameplans on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball.

Read on for five keys to tonight’s victory.


Houston Texans at New England Patriots: Ten Keys to Week Fourteen

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Texans left tackle Duane Brown is among the best offensive linemen in the league. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Matthew Jones

New England’s biggest test of the season thus far comes on Monday Night Football against the current leaders in the AFC; Houston dominated the Baltimore Ravens back in week seven and has won six straight games. The Patriots carry a six-game winning streak of their own in the contest and will be contending for playoff positioning and a potential first-round postseason bye. Read on for ten keys to New England’s most difficult matchup yet.


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