3 bold Houston Texans predictions against Titans

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The Houston Texans can play spoiler one more time this year- but will they?

The 2021 season has been a nightmare for the Houston Texans, and the same can be said about the entire calendar year. However, with four wins under their belt, they welcome the top-seeded Tenessee Titans back to NRG Stadium in a game that holds more importance for the visitors.

If Tennessee wins, they can clinch the first seed and get the AFC’s only bye. However, if Houston pulls the upset, then if Kansas City Beats the Denver Broncos, the Chiefs would regain the top spot. Many eyes will be on Houston on Sunday for this very reason.

When Tenessee came down to Houston last year, in what was Deshaun Watson’s final game in a Houston Texans uniform, Tennessee needed to win to clinch the AFC South. This absolute barnburner of a game ended on a field goal that doinked in off the right upright and gave Tennessee the division.

This matchup is even more interesting because Houston beat Tenessee earlier this year, so how will these bold predictions play out? Here’s the first one:

Bold prediction number one: The Houston Texans have another pick party

In November, the Texans intercepted Ryan Tannehill four times in their upset win over Tennessee. Tennessee’s ground game isn’t the greatest and can easily be shut down. This will force Tannehill to throw the football.

Lovie Smith had Tannehill’s number earlier this year, and he will again on Sunday. More possessions for the offense will result in at least 10 points off of turnovers.

Kansas City, we see you and will do our best to get you the top seed back in your hands.