- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

JACKSONVILLE (3-12) at HOUSTON (8-7)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX

OPENING LINE - Houston by 9 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jacksonville 6-9, Houston 9-6

SERIES RECORD - Texans lead 14-11

LAST MEETING - Texans beat Jaguars 27-13, Dec. 7

LAST WEEK - Jaguars beat Titans 21-13; Texans beat Ravens 25-13

AP PRO32 RANKING - Jaguars No. 30, Texans No. 15

JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (23), PASS (30)

JAGUARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (27), PASS (20)

TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (4), PASS (26)

TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (11), PASS (24)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - QB Blake Bortles, third overall pick in draft, has 2,791 yards passing and needs 29 yards to pass Byron Leftwich for franchise rookie record. … Bortles leads AFC QBs with 358 yards rushing. … TE Marcedes Lewis has 3,789 yards and needs 16 yards to pass James Stewart for fifth-most in franchise history. … DT Sen’Derrick Marks has 6 1/2 sacks in past eight games. … S Jonathan Cyprien leads Jaguars with 100 tackles. … Undrafted WR Allen Hurns tied for second place among AFC rookies with six touchdown catches and has 662 yards receiving, third among AFC rookies. … QB Case Keenum got first win in nine NFL starts last week after re-signing with Texans from St. Louis practice squad. … Keenum needs 55 yards passing to reach 2,000 for career. … RB Arian Foster second in NFL with 101.9 yards rushing a game. … WR Andre Johnson became 10th player in NFL history to reach 1,000 catches last week (1,002). … WR DeAndre Hopkins leads team with 1,205 yards receiving to join Johnson as only players in franchise history to have at least 1,200 yards receiving in a season. … DE J.J. Watt is first player since Bill Golding in 1948 to have three offensive touchdowns and two touchdowns on takeaways in a season. … Watt second in NFL with 17 1/2 sacks and needs 2 1/2 sacks this week to become first player in NFL history with two seasons with 20 or more sacks.

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