Week 16 NFL Picks & Coverage For Broncos-Texans: Is It Over Yet?

A gathering of expert picks, fantasy picks, and coverage of Week 16's Broncos-Texans match-up.

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Week 16 NFL Fantasy Football Advice: There's No D In Broncos Or Texans

Whether you're playing for a league championship, a spot in the finals for those rare 17-week leagues, or some consolation game to determine final positioning, the fantasy football advice for Texans-Broncos is fairly simple and straight-forward.

The Broncos are 31st in the NFL by allowing 386.1 yards per game. They also allow a league worst 29.6 points per game. Meanwhile, the Texans are 30th in the NFL with 377.0 allowed YPG and 27.6 PPG allowed.

If you buy into the Football Outsiders metrics, the Broncos rank 32nd against the pass and 30th against the run while Houston is 31st against the pass.

I'd check the health of Arian Foster, Andre Johnson, and Knowshon Moreno on Sunday, but if you have a Denver or Houston starter, I'd go ahead and play them without much hesitation. Yes, I'd even start Tim Tebow since Houston has (a) given up two-or-more touchdowns to quarterbacks in 12 of their 14 games and (b) traditionally struggled against running quarterbacks.

The efenses for both teams are absolutely terrible and points will be had in the battle of efense (typos on purpose).

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Week 16 NFL Picks & Coverage For Broncos-Texans: Is It Over Yet?

The Houston Texans (5-9) head to the Mile High City to meet the Denver Broncos (3-11) on Sunday.

Both Houston and Denver did not foresee being in a game that was more about draft positioning and talent evaluation at the beginning of the 2010 NFL season, but that is where they are. The ineptitude of Houston's defense has ruined their season while Denver has seen coaching changes and injuries derail their playoff hopes.

For either team, a win would be a nice bit of reprieve. A Houston loss could be the nail in Gary Kubiak's coffin. ESPN hasn't gotten their picks in while Yahoo is currently split 1-1 and CBS has it 4-1 Houston.

It's the 3:15 PM CT game on CBS, so you can sleep in or sleep through the game. 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 the road Texans 2.5 points at the moment.

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

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