With Denver Broncos off Sunday, Fans Should Pull for Houston Texans, Washington Redskins

December 9, 2012 7:00 AM

With Denver Broncos off Sunday, Fans Should Pull for Houston Texans, Washington Redskins
By Rich Kurtzman

" Denver locked up their division three weeks ago with their victory over the Chargers in San Diego, winning the AFC West for the second straight year for the first time since 1986-87. Of course, that hasn’t stopped them from running off three more wins—an NFL-high eight straight in all—and continuing to fight for playoff improved playoff positioning along the way.

The Broncos, at 10-3 before kickoff of the games Sunday, technically sit in second place in the AFC standings, but they’ve also played one more game than everyone else. Because the Houston Texans sit at 11-1, and they hold the head-to-head tiebreaker over Denver, the Broncos have little hope of catching them and gaining the No. 1 seed overall. But for the men in orange and blue, the No. 2 seed in the AFC, with a coveted by and the home field advantage for their first playoff game that comes with it, is still in reach. Like Houston, though, the New England Patriots own the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Broncos as well, making Monday’s game between the two powerhouses all-important for Denver "

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