Yet they're still three games above .500.
If Houston is to pull of the first road victory against the Colts in franchise history, the following things need to happen.
Meanwhile, the Texans are next to last in turnover ratio at -14.
In the 11 previous matchups at Indianapolis, the Texans have turned the ball over 22 times. The Colts committed just 11 turnovers.
Limit the big play: The last time these two squads met, Andrew Luck found T.Y. Hillton for a trio of
Last season at Indianapolis in Week 17, the Colts utilized a pair of daggers in a
The Texans defense must keep Luck and company in check and not allow the game-breaking play.
Cut out Penalties: At Jacksonville in Week 14, Houston committed 14 penalties in the loss to the
"We told them what we expected," Phillips said. "We know some of the problems. One of them is too many penalties, so we addressed the problem. I think it’s a logical thing to do.”
The players agreed.
"Everyone’s trying to practice on technique and trying to be focused on not committing those penalties," left tackle
The Colts and Texans this season are polar opposites in the penalty category. Indianapolis has committed just 57 for a league-low 499 yards. The Texans have been flagged 89 times for 912 yards.
Hold on late: Luck's calling-card is his ability to lead his team to comeback wins. He did it at Reliant Stadium in Week 9, helping the Colts overcome a 24-6 third quarter deficit. The Texans can't allow any more of his magic if they're to leave Lucas Oil Stadium victorious.
"We need to get better at finishing," defensive end