NEW YORK JETS (5-4) at HOUSTON (4-5)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Jets by 2 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jets 5-4, Texans 4-5
SERIES RECORD - Jets lead 5-1
LAST MEETING - Texans beat Jets 23-17, Oct. 8, 2012
LAST WEEK - Bills beat Jets 22-17; Texans beat Bengals 10-6
AP PRO32 RANKING - Jets No. 13, Texans No. 22
JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (12), PASS (20).
JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (1), PASS (9).
TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (28), PASS (7).
TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (25), PASS (5).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, who had surgery on thumb ligament of left hand on Nov. 13, has thrown at least two touchdown passes in seven of last nine games. He started 12 games for Houston last season and is expected to start Sunday. ... RB Chris Ivory has four touchdowns in his last six games combined. ... WR Brandon Marshall has 25 receptions for 293 yards and one touchdown in three meetings with Texans. ... WR Eric Decker has touchdown catch in eight of his last nine games. ... DE Muhammad Wilkerson has seven sacks, including two last week. ... CB Darrelle Revis leads NFL with six takeaways, including three fumble recoveries and three interceptions. ... LB Demario Davis had his first sack this season last week. ... Houston QB Brian Hoyer has concussion and is questionable for game. ... QB T.J. Yates played first game since September 2014 when he took over for Hoyer in third quarter Monday and threw for winning touchdown to DeAndre Hopkins. ... RB Alfred Blue has averaged 105.5 yards of total offense in last two home starts. ... WR Hopkins is third in the NFL with 927 yards receiving and seven touchdowns. ... LB Brian Cushing leads team with 76 tackles. ... OLB Whitney Mercilus has 5 1/2 sacks in last four games. ... DE J.J. Watt is second in NFL with 9 1/2 sacks. ... Fantasy Tip: Texans WR Nate Washington is healthy and could be good fantasy pickup after grabbing three touchdown receptions in last three games.
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