Week 15 NFL Fantasy Advice: Texans & Titans Offer Tons Of Scoring Potential

SB Nation Houston's coverage of Week 15's Texans-Titans match-up.

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Week 15 NFL Fantasy Advice: Texans & Titans Offer Tons Of Scoring Potential

The fantasy advice for this game is fairly easy for those soldiering on in the playoffs or desperately wanting to be the best in the consolation brackets.

The Texans have the league's 29th-ranked defense. They're allowing 378.4 yards and 27.3 points per game.

The Titans are 20th allowing 364.9 yards and 20.4 points per game.

DVOA-wise, the Texans give a significant bump to opposing offenses while the Titans aren't more than a speed bump to opposing offenses.

All that said, I would start Matt Schaub, Andre Johnson, Arian Foster, Owen Daniels, Neil Rackers, Kenny Britt, Rob Bironas, and Chris Johnson. Most of these were either drafted in the first two rounds, have been pleasant sleepers, or have good chances to score points against low-rated defenses.

If you're succeeding, you're likely not starting anyone else from these teams. If you're looking for some late-season magic then I'll throw out Kerry Collins and Jacoby Jones as sleepers.

Collins is a decent NFL quarterback, so there could be points against the Texans defense (who has allowed 2-plus TD passes in 11 of 13 games) if you're in a pinch for a quarterback. Jones has caught touchdowns in consecutive games and sees an average of five targets per game, so there could be something if you're looking at taking a chance.

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Week 15 NFL Picks & TV Coverage: Texans & Titans Try To Avoid AFC South Cellar

The Houston Texans (5-8) will hit the road to meet the Tennessee Titans (5-8) in their second match-up of the 2010 season.

Both Houston and Tennessee are coming off losses that have effectively ended any chances at a playoff birth, but this game impacts division order, drafting order, the 2011 schedule, and, above all else, is a rivalry game.

Last time these teams met, Houston shut down Rusty Smith, Andre Johnson treated Cortland Finnegan like the red-headed step-child, and the Texans won the game 20-0.

With no playoff impact, this will be a good measure of each team's character which will impact the futures of Gary Kubiak and Jeff Fisher. All of the Yahoo, ESPN, and CBS picks are not in yet, but CBS is 4-1 in favor of the Texans while Yahoo has 2-0 Houston.

The game is on CBS at Noon CT with Kevin Harlan and Solomon Wilcots on the call. Your usual suspects will pick up the radio: Sports Radio 610 AM, 100.3 KILT FM and La Tremenda 1010 AM if you prefer Spanish.

The betting line is giving Tennessee, the home team, 1.5-points at the moment.

For more on the Texans, check out Battle Red Blog.

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