Houston Texans 2022 schedule prediction: Weeks 11-18
Week 11: Raiders claw away with a win
The Las Vegas Raiders are teams who don’t go away. Houston opens up a 13-0 lead, but Josh Jacobs and Derek Carr help fight to get the Raiders back as the Texans are now losers of two straight at 5-5.
Week 12: Houston sweeps Jacksonville again
Fighting to keep their playoff hopes alive, Houston gets a win on the road over Jacksonville to keep themselves afloat as they improve to 6-5.
Week 13: Eagles soar above Texans
Houston clings to a four-point lead, but the defense has a lapse in coverage, and Devonta Smith streaks 45 yards to give the Eagles the go-ahead score with 30 seconds left. Houston falls to 6-6.
Week 14: Titans steamroll Texans to crush playoff chances
Derrick Henry, late-season football. Need we say more? Houston goes to 6-7.
Week 15: Houston gets a critical win in a blizzard
Heading up to Chicago late in the season is a challenging task. It takes a long time. but Houston scores a late fourth-quarter touchdown to win on the frozen Chicago turf, as Houston improves to 7-7.
Week 16: Houston can’t keep winning close games
Denver is going toe-to-toe with Houston in the first quarter that features a tie at 14-14. Denver then runs Houston out of the building as Javonte Williams, and Melvin Gordon go crazy. As a result, Houston again drops below .500, ending at 7-8.
Week 17: Houston just can’t do anything right
Like the 49ers game went in 2021, the Texans can’t get out of their way. Cleveland kicks their way to a win to eliminate the Texans from the playoffs as they drop to 7-9.
Week 18: Texans end season on a three-game losing streak
Even against Colts’ backups, Houston just ends the season with a dud of a performance to finish the season 7-10. Even seven wins compared to four is a significant improvement from 2021.