- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 30, 2015

JACKSONVILLE (5-10) at HOUSTON (8-7)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Texans by 6

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jaguars 7-8, Texans 8-7

SERIES RECORD - Texans lead 16-11



LAST MEETING - Texans beat Jaguars 31-20, Oct. 18, 2015

LAST WEEK - Jaguars lost to Saints 38-27; Texans beat Titans 34-6

AP PRO32 RANKING - Jaguars No. 26, Texans No. 13

JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (20), PASS (10).

JAGUARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (13), PASS (29).

TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (16), PASS (18).

TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (14), PASS (3).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Jaguars QB Blake Bortles has franchise-record 35 passing TDs this season. … He needs 179 yards to move past Mark Brunell (4,367) for team record for most yards passing in single season. … RB T.J. Yeldon’s 740 yards rushing are third most among rookies. … WR Allen Robinson needs 8 yards receiving to become second player in franchise history to have 1,300-yard receiving season. He’s tied for first in NFL with team-record 14 touchdown receptions. … TE Julius Thomas has touchdown in four of last six games. … LB Telvin Smith leads Jaguars and is third in AFC with 128 tackles. … Houston will clinch first AFC South title since 2012 with win or Indianapolis loss, or even with Texans loss and variety of other positive results. … Texans QB Brian Hoyer will start after missing last two games with concussion. … RB Alfred Blue has career-high 596 yards rushing. … DE J.J. Watt needs half- sack to join Reggie White as only players with 15 or more sacks in three of their first five NFL seasons. … LB Whitney Mercilus has 8 1/2 sacks in last 10 games, including two in last game against Jacksonville. … Fantasy Tip: Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins could be good fantasy pickup after grabbing 10 receptions for 148 yards and two scores in first meeting with Jaguars this season.

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