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AFC South Is Now Texans' to Win

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All of a sudden, there is pressure on the Texans to win the AFC South. Not to just make the playoffs but to win their division.

Indianapolis has dominated the division to a point where the Colts are trying to become the first team in NFL history to reach the playoffs 10 consecutive seasons.

Now Indianapolis' stranglehold on the division is vulnerable because of quarterback Peyton Manning's neck injury. We'll find out just how much Manning meant to his team while he recovers from neck surgery.

Just because the Colts will play without Manning for an undetermined time doesn't mean they should forget about the playoffs. History is replete with examples of teams that succeeded after losing their starting quarterbacks.

Last season,...

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