JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The
Coach Bill O'Brien's team found the end zone just once in those cities, getting outscored by a combined 64 points.
The Texans (5-3) probably need to reverse the trend to stay on top in the watered-down
This much is certain: One of them will end a streak Sunday.
"You got to put the bad games behind you and move on," Texans receiver
Houston plays four of its next five away from home, so finding better road results could be huge in the second half of the season. Players and coaches believe getting off to quicker starts would help.
The Texans trailed 10-0 in the first half against the Patriots, 24-0 against the Vikings, and 14-6 against the Broncos. Left tackle
"I think that's been our kind of Achilles' heel this season," Brown said. "I think having energy and starting fast, everything else will fall into place. I think the execution will fall into place and just keeping it going, you know, for four quarters."
The Jaguars have gotten little going at home this season. Although they dropped close games to Green Bay and Baltimore in September, they were blown out 33-16 by Oakland in their lone game at
Bradley fired offensive coordinator Greg Olson on Oct. 29, and the team responded with a better performance at Kansas City last week. The Chiefs won 19-14, thanks mostly to Jacksonville's four turnovers and several missed opportunities.