Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots: 5 Bold Predictions

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Jan 13, 2013; Foxboro, MA, USA; Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson (80) catches a pass for a two-point conversion against New England Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib (31) during the second half of the AFC divisional round playoff game at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots won 41-28. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Andre Johnson will be held to under 80 yards receiving

I really and truly hope this doesn’t happen, but he has a very tough matchup against Aqib Talib today.

A lot of this isn’t because of the play of Johnson, but more so the play of the offensive line and the play of the quarterback. Each week things seem to get progressively worse with the Texans’ offense. The lack of a good running game had caused a burden for the rest of the unit.

No running game hurts the play of the offensive line and quarterback, which affects the play of Johnson. Also it doesn’t help no other receiver on the team has stepped up as of late to help get pressure off Johnson.