Every year before this one, the Week 17 game thread has been the last Texans game thread of the season.
Not this year.
Your Houston Texans will host the first playoff game in franchise history next week. Before that, however, they must attend to the business of ending Bud Adams' dreams of postseason glory. Kindly leave your pre-game, in-game, and post-game exuberance here as we conclude the 2011 regular season.