Huge Monday-nighter for Texans

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KEN FIDLIN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:28 PM ET

The Houston Texans are heading to New England for what some are calling the most significant game in the history of their franchise.

Given that the Texans made the playoffs for the first time in 2011 (losing to Baltimore in the Division round), that elevates this Monday-nighter against the Patriots to lofty status.

The Texans, at 11-1 including a 6-0 record on the road, have already set a team single-season record for wins, but they know they will be facing the AFC’s dominant franchise of this century. New England has been to the Super Bowl five times in the last 11 seasons.


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