I took last week off, sorry. After the Colts loss, we fell in the rankings, but only two slots. So where did the Texans end up after a week of cooling their heels? They landed at an average of 13 in the rankings.
In their one chance to show off in prime time -- on ESPN's "MNF" vs. the Titans -- the Texans need to slow Chris Johnson.
Fox Sports: 16
The next three weeks will be huge for Houston, which goes back-to-back-to-back against each of the division rivals by hosting the Titans and Colts before a week 13 visit to Jacksonville.
CBS Sports: 13
They come off thier bye with a chance to earn their first playoff birth with a good second half. The key will be how they play on defense.
Yahoo Sports: 14
Are they ready for another Vince Young homecoming - and if Sunday's game goes into overtime, should they guard against this?
Owner Bob McNair: "We're not an elite team."
Ah, the bye week. A chance to relax, sit back... and watch every other team in your division win their games.