The New England Patriots are sitting at 10-2, which is the best record in the AFC, but are currently on a two-game losing streak. Sunday night, they're facing the Houston Texans (6-6), who are fighting for the top spot in the AFC South.
A couple of big names were unclear until a few hours ago-- J.J. Watt broke his hand in practice on Wednesday, and Rob Gronkowski has been dealing with a knee sprain-- but both of them will be active in tonight's match-up.
This is a critical contest in the AFC, and will play a significant part in shaping the playoff picture for that conference. Will the Patriots get it back on track, or will their losing streak continue? Will Gronk come back and torch the Texans defense, or will Watt lead the way and hand New England their third straight loss? Stay tuned...
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