HOUSTON (AP) - Many Texans players, in the week leading to their
first game this season with Tennessee, were living without
electricity after Hurricane Ike.
Things are much better for the Texans as they prepare to host
the Titans tomorrow.
Houston has won three in a row, capped by a last-second road
victory over Green Bay.
The 12-1 Titans have clinched the AFC South and a bye in the
first round of the playoffs, but won't be slowing down as they look
to secure home-field advantage.
The Texans were forced to play their first three games on the
road because of Sept. 13 Ike and started 0-4, but have since won
six of their last nine.
Houston coach Gary Kubiak says trying to get guys ready to play
when their families were having problems at home ... was the most
The Texans are trying to finish with their first winning record
after going 8-8 last season.
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