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Broadway Brock? Can Osweiler lead Texans to historic upset

Tue Jan 10 13:06:57 EST 2017 | The Seattle Times
Before this weekend, just five NFL playoff games since 1966 have featured a team favored by at least 15 points. Just one of those underdogs won the game (Google “Joe Namath” if you need more information on that). Oddsmakers don’t think Brock Osweiler should guarantee the 16-point underdog Houston Texans can beat Tom Brady and the Patriots in New England. In fact, even if Brady were not playing, the Patriots would be favored by nearly two touchdowns. “Normally, he is worth six to seven points to ..


In terms of point spreads, this game will be one for the records books. The Patriots opened up as 15.5 point favorites over the Houston Texas in this Saturday’s divisional round ga..
Ask Tom Brady about how the New England Patriots will fare against the Houston Texans on Saturday and he'll tell you they can't them lightly. In fact, he'll tell you the NFL is a "..
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots opened as 16-point favorites against the Houston Texans in the AFC divisional round of the playoffs, in part because New England has b..
The Patriots go into the divisional round as the biggest playoff favorites in 18 years. It’s not a surprise they are expected to rout Houston for a second time this season, after t..
The 2017 NFL Playoffs are set to move into the Divisional Round, which will feature eight of the best teams the league has to offer. One of those is certainly the New England Patri..
Brock Osweiler was named the starter for the Houston Texans going into Saturday’s game with Tom Savage in concussion protocol, and Osweiler put up a performance that was enough to ..
HOUSTON -- Eyes fixated downfield while the chaos of flailing bodies surrounds him, New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady maintains a singular focus in the pocket as he c..
HOUSTON -- Brock Osweiler will remain the starting quarterback for the Houston Texans in the divisional round next weekend, head coach Bill O'Brien said Saturday. Bill O'Brien will..
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is invested in his team's mindset before its AFC divisional playoff game Saturday against a Texans team that New England 1) has beaten five straight,..
Divisional Playoff weekend will commence with an AFC battle between the Houston Texans and the New England Patriots from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on Satu..
Bill O’Brien could be coaching his last game with the Houston Texans on Saturday evening. If his team loses its NFL Wild Card to the Oakland Raiders, there is a chance, according t..
The Houston Texans entered Bizarro World at the onset of the NFL's postseason.  J.J. Watt isn't needed to field a dominant defense, and quarterback Brock Osweiler is no longer..
There wasn’t a worse quarterback in the NFL this year than Brock Osweiler. The box-score stats say plenty: 197 yards per game, 5.8 yards per attempt on 59 percent passing, with 15 ..
The New England Patriots (14-2) are once again in an enviable position. Bill Belichick's squad looked particularly sharp in their regular season finale, a 35-14 road victory over t..
1a. As well as Aaron Rodgers has played of late, there’s no denying that this offense is only as good as its receivers. The Packers run isolation routes almost exclusively, an..
1a. As well as Aaron Rodgers has played of late, there’s no denying that this offense is only as good as its receivers. The Packers run isolation routes almost exclusively, an..
Quarterbacks might be judged by Super Bowl victories more than anything else. Reaching multiple Super Bowls—and ideally winning at least one—is the type of feat that earns you a pl..
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Bill O'Brien knows all about how tough the New England Patriots are at this, or any time, of year. That's why the former New England offensive coordinator and ..
HOUSTON – Under siege for failing to live up to the expectations that came with his massive contract, Brock Osweiler delivered for the Houston Texans. In Saturday’s 27-14 victory a..
Brock Osweiler has had a terrible season for the Houston Texans. The four-year, $72 million contract with $37 million guaranteed looks like an absolute oversight by the AFC South s..
The New England Patriots are 11-1 straight up and 10-2 against the spread in their last 12 games overall. The Patriots will be looking for their eighth straight win when they host ..
The Seahawks are listed as four-point underdogs at Atlanta in a divisional playoff game next Saturday. The Seattle Seahawks will head to Atlanta Saturday as the biggest underdogs t..
Bill Belichick and his coaches will spend this week convincing Patriots players that the Texans team headed to Gillette Stadium for Saturday night's AFC divisional playoff game is ..
The Houston Texans (10-7) will attempt to overcome their own road woes – both this season and historically in the postseason - by holding off the New England Patriots (14-2) on Sat..
Tom Brady is about to begin his 14th playoff run with the Patriots. Throughout his legendary, four-ring career, he has never played better. MORE: Predictions for NFL playoffs ..
Osweiler replaced Tom Savage in the Texans' Week 17 loss to the Tennessee Titans after Savage left the game with a concussion. Osweiler had been previously benched for Savage in We..
The New England Patriots are 7-0 straight up and 6-1 against the spread over their last seven games. With three more wins, the Patriots could pick up their second Super Bowl title ..
The New England Patriots are odds-on favorites to win Super Bowl LI at a price of +180 (bet $100 to win $180) at sportsbooks monitored by Meanwhile, the Houston Texa..
The Patriots are expected to crush the Texans in the AFC divisional playoffs, according to the oddsmakers. The Patriots opened as 14.5-point favorites against the Houston..
“[It] boosts us up a little bit,” defensive end Jadeveon Clowney said. “‘OK, we’re going to show them.’ One of the mentalities this week going into this game is we’re the underdogs..
The New England Patriots are massive double-digit favorites in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs Saturday against the Houston Texans after blanking them 27-0 in Week 3 of th..
HOUSTON -- Growing up in Londonderry, New Hampshire, Houston Texans tight end Ryan Griffin was a passionate fan of the New England Patriots. Griffin and his friends would watch the.. is the biggest and best source for sports betting information, providing unrivaled and original content sports bettors cannot live without. There is absolutely nothing m..
It’s pretty clear Peyton Manning has a higher opinion of John Fox than the head of Denver’s football operations. Manning said Thursday that he believes Fox would have led the 2015 ..
HOUSTON -- Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage has cleared the NFL's concussion protocol and will return to practice on Tuesday. Savage suffered the concussion early in the secon..