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Texans vs. Colts live stream: Watch NFL Week 14 game online

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Texans vs. Colts live stream: Watch NFL Week 14 game online

NRG Stadium in Houston will play host to a pivotal AFC South matchup in Week 14 when the Texans take on the rival Indianapolis Colts.

The Texans lead the division with a 9-3 record, and they are tied with the New England Patriots for the No. 2 seed in the AFC playoff race. The Patriots own the tiebreaker over the Texans as a result of their Week 1 win at Gillette Stadium.

The Texans are the Patriots’ strongest challenge to the No. 2 seed with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ recent struggles. Houston also is on a remarkable nine-game win streak. New England is in Miami to take on the Dolphins on Sunday, and a win for the Patriots clinches the AFC East title.

The Colts are 6-6, so they have an outside chance of winning the division, but a wild card berth is more likely. Indy is just 2-4 on the road this season, while Houston is 5-1 at home. The Colts also lost to the Patriots in a “Thursday Night Football” game earlier in the season.

Here’s how to watch Texans vs. Colts online.

When: Sunday, Dec. 9 at 1 p.m. ET
TV Channel: CBS
Live Stream: CBS All-Access

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Steelers reportedly not open to trading Antonio Brown to Patriots

Steelers reportedly not open to trading Antonio Brown to Patriots

It's never a good idea to trade your best player to a rival team. The Pittsburgh Steelers apparently are operating as such.

The Steelers will listen to trade offers from 27 NFL clubs for wide receiver Antonio Brown, the MMQB's Albert Breer reported Thursday. The four teams they won't do business with: their three other AFC North competitors ... and the New England Patriots.

Pittsburgh's stance should surprise no one, but it's a reminder the team still views New England as its biggest threat in the AFC. While the Steelers upset the Patriots in 2018, the Pats won the teams' previous five meetings and have had a stranglehold on the conference for the last several years.

The downside of that success: Patriots fans can stop dreaming about Tom Brady throwing touchdown passes to the best receiver in the NFL.

New England spending big on Brown seemed like a long shot anyway, but the 30-year-old apparently is getting serious about his trade request: He plans to meet with Steelers owner Art Rooney II to iron things out, per NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown will meet with team owner Art Rooney II to discuss his trade request, NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reported Friday.

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Kyle Van Noy still baffled by Rams' vanilla Super Bowl LIII game plan

Kyle Van Noy still baffled by Rams' vanilla Super Bowl LIII game plan

The New England Patriots held the Los Angeles Rams to just three points in Super Bowl LIII thanks in part to excellent preparation and defensive game-planning.

But it's easier to be well-prepared when your opponent doesn't show you anything new.

Speaking Thursday on Barstool Sports' "Pardon My Take" podcast, Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy shared a pretty damning assessment of the Rams' offensive game plan and the lack of new twists it threw at New England.

Yeah. I couldn’t believe that, either. Like, they really didn’t do not one wrinkle. I was like, what the hell? They've got so many good players, they’ve got so many things they’ve done all year, and the one play they gave us which was a wrinkle was the [Brandin Cooks] screen that hit for a little bit. And that was it.

Cooks' 19-yard gain was the third-longest play for an L.A. offense that mustered just 260 total yards.

Pro Bowl running back Todd Gurley was a virtual non-factor -- 35 rushing yards on 10 carries -- as a unit that averaged an NFC-best 32.9 points per game during the regular season slowed to a crawl.

Rams head coach Sean McVay, who called the plays in the absence of a traditional offensive coordinator, admitted he got out-coached in the loss, and Van Noy's comments suggest he's right.

"We weren’t necessarily a zone team -- we didn’t play zone very much all year -- and in the Super Bowl, we were predominantly a zone team," Van Noy added.

"And that kind of probably threw him off. Like, I saw a clip of Sean McVay reading the clip, and he said, like ‘Oh [shoot]’ in his head, ‘they’re running the Bears’ thing,’ or whatever the Bears did. Shout-out to the Bears, baby.”

McVay led the Rams to the Super Bowl at age 33 in just his second season as head coach, which is no small feat. But he learned rather quickly there's another level of preparation required to beat Bill Belichick and the Patriots.

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