Sunday's game between the Denver Broncos and the Houston Texans will have significant implications for the AFC playoff picture, as both teams are fighting for a playoff berth with 6-5 records.

Why It Matters

The outcome of the game could potentially determine which team makes the playoffs, as tiebreakers may come into play.

By the Numbers
  • The Broncos have a 5-game winning streak after a 1-5 start to the season.
  • The Texans had a 3-game winning streak before losing to Jacksonville last week.
  • Denver's defense has allowed 11 rushing touchdowns and 155.2 rushing yards per game, the worst in the league.
  • Houston's rushing attack averages just 98.7 yards per game.
  • The Texans' defense has given up the seventh most passing yards (2,778) but has only allowed 11 touchdown passes, second fewest in the league.
Bottom Line

The outcome of this game will have a significant impact on the playoff hopes of both teams, and the team that comes out with a victory will have a better chance of securing a playoff berth.