The Indianapolis Colts (5-2) will travel to Houston this weekend for an AFC South Divisional game against the Texans (2-5) on Sunday Night Football. Kickoff is set for 8:30 p.m. EST at Reliant Stadium.
Heading into this game, both teams are coming off their bye weeks. Since 2000, the Colts have posted a 10-3 record in games immediately following the bye week and have won seven of the last eight such contests.
Prior to the bye week, the Colts defeated the Denver Broncos, 39-33, on Sunday Night Football at Lucas Oil Stadium. Quarterback
The Texans come into this game having lost their past five contests. As a team, they hold the No. 1-ranked defense and No. 8-ranked offense in the NFL. Quarterback Case Keenum started Houston’s last game at Kansas City and completed 15-of-25 passes for 271 yards, one touchdown and a 110.6 passer rating in his first career start. Running back Arian Foster ranks second in the AFC with 542 rushing yards on 121 carries (4.5 avg.).
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