Patriots-Texans Playoff Predictions

January 12, 2013 11:13 PM
Patriots-Texans Playoff Predictions
" BOSTON (CBS) – After a week of waiting, the NFL Playoffs are finally here for the New England Patriots.

The Patriots host the Houston Texans, who they beat 42-12 in the regular season, in the Divisional Round of the playoffs at Gillette Stadium, with a trip to the AFC Championship against the Baltimore Ravens on the line. A Patriots win, and that game will be in Foxboro for the second straight season.

But let’s not get too ahead of ourselves. As we all know, the Patriots take it one game at a time.

Here are the 98.5 The Sports Hub, WBZ-TV and WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Sports team’s predictions for Sunday’s big game:

Scott Zolak, 98.5 The Sports Hub

All the feelings I have on the Houston Texans has nothing to do with how they played the first time in New England, it’s how they’ve played since their loss in New England.

They had the first-round bye, AFC home field advantage locked up. All they had to do was beat Indy, a team that had nothing to play for, and they couldn’t take care of that. Then they barely beat Cincinnati in the first round, in what could have been a statement game "

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