Thought it would be fun to compare each position on the various teams to see who has the early edge. Feel free to comment and make changes as needed: QB: Matt Schaub vs. Damon Huard Who can really say? Huard is a nobody at the end of his career who, for whatever reason, played lights out last year. He was amazing at taking care of the ball and moving the game along. If he can have that kind of impact this year, expect bigger things from the Chiefs than many are letting on. Matt Schaub on the other hand is an unknown on a new team. Forget the preseason, I don't care about it. Sure he looked great, but He who shall not be named always looked decent in practices and preseason as well. I think he has the potential to be huge and his upside in a Texans uniform is sky high. The result for this comparison is too close to call. We dont know much about either guy this year, so I wont make a decision on speculation alone. Backs: Ahman Green and co. vs. LJ Given the fact that LJ is probably the 2nd best running back in the league, there is no way Houston wins this one. Even with his supposed "hold-out" rust, expect LJ to do big things. Last time he played us he went for well over 200 yards. Ouch Point Chiefs Receivers: AJ and co vs. who? Thats right, and the chiefs know it. They've made some attempts over the past few years to bring in some new guys, but at this point in the game, the Texans WRs have the edge. Point Texans TE: Gonzales vs. Daniels Tony is on the downside of his career and Owen is on the upside. At this point in the game, however, Gonzales is the better package at TE. he still has the ability to make a big impact. Point Chiefs Offensive Line: I never thought I'd say this, but I actuall think the Chiefs offensive line might just be worse than the Texans. They've lost a lot of players to age and injury and FA, and I even heard some fans wishing I-65 was back on their team. He has yet to supplant Salaam (I know, I know) as the starter as the cursed Texans LT. I have minimal confidence in our unit, but Im convinced they are better than the KC unit. Point Texans Score so far: Chiefs - 2 Texans - 2 DL: This is a very tricky subject, and comes with a lot of gray area. The Texans DL could be the best in the league with their respective potential and talent, but because of their poor history of playing the pass, who really knows? The Chiefs DL on the other hand has looked pretty good so far. I am going to have to say tie in this case. LBs: The Texans DeMeco Ryans is the best LB on either team. Unfortunately, after Ryans, our talent drops off precipitously. The Chiefs on the other hand have a solid group that should prove difficult for hte Texans to best. Point Chiefs Secondary: This is possibly the biggest difference. We have a hard hitting CB in Dunta, but no one else who really scares opposing teams. We have oneo f the best nickel and dime corners in the league, and a great backup FS. How will Boulware play? Thats an unknown (if he plays at all). Meanwhile the Chiefs have paired Ty Law (who is hitting his downside) with Surtain, and have a pair of young Safeties who look like the real deals. Point Chiefs Special Teams: No comparison here. Mathis and Jacoby are both being compared to Devin Hester. Meanwhile the Chiefs lost their main guy in Dante Hall. Who knows how much impact this will have on the game, but for now: Point Texans Final Score Texans - 3 Chiefs - 4 Will be a very close game, and from the comparisons I see, the QB and DL play will really make a huge difference. I guess time will tell come Sunday! Go Texans!