Only three weeks ago, the season looked on the brink of disaster, as Houston lost 29-14 to the Baltimore Ravens and dropped to 3-3 in the wake of injuries to Mario Williams and Andre Johnson.
Now, after a two-week winning streak against two divisional opponents, the Texans are back in the driver's seat of the AFC South race. Houston is the only team in the division with a positive point differential, while the second place Titans are nine spots behind them at No. 20.
The schedule only gets easier in the next three weeks, and if the Texans can win a tough road game at Tampa Bay, they could have a 8-3 record and be in position to clinch the first playoff berth in franchise history.
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