Hey guys, well Sundays almost near, and I thought we should take a look at the matchups that will be important to the outcome of this weekends game, and what each team needs to do to win. 1. Andre Johnson vs. Rashean Mathis Certainly, Johnson had his way with Mathis last year. However, this year Mathis is playing lights out football for us. IMO, hes our best player. If Johnson isnt playing, Rashean will be on Gaffney or whoever your 2nd WR is. 2. David Carr vs. Jaguars D-line Dont look yet, but the Jags have a pass rush this year. Reggie Hayward totally dominated the Rams game. He didnt get a sack, but has 5 and half in 7 games. John Henderson can get to the QB, and our underdog DE Paul Spicer has 5 sacks as well. (Just to give you some insight on Spicer, his brother was killed two weeks ago, and he played in both games since then. The Rams DE whos name escapes me had his brother killed 3 weeks ago, and hasnt played since. Our guy has a ton of heart). The Texans O line has to come ready to play this week, because Carr will get killed. We knocked 2 QBs out of one game so far this year, and I personally dont want to see Carr get K Oed so lets hope your O line brings it. 3. Domanick Davis vs. Jaguars Run D Ive been extremely disappointed with the Jags run D this year, and quite frankly its embarassing to come talk to you guys about it. If the Texans plan on winning this game, DD needs to put his game face on and help take some pressure off Carr. 4. Jerome Mathis vs Jaguars Special Teams Ive seen him play. You dont have to tell me the kids a gamer. The Jags need to watch him. 5. Texans Run D vs. Fred Taylor Hey, Freddy is getting goin again this year. Last week he ran for about 170 yards and actually scored a TD. 6. Jaguars WRs vs. Texans secondary I know how you guys feel about P. Buchanon, especially his tackling ''ability.'' You all know that the Jags WRs are very big, Jimmy Smith being the shortest at 6'2. But what most people dont know is that they are very tough as well. When Reggie Williams actually catches the ball and isnt busy dancing, he has the ability to run people over. But I want you to pay close attention to Ernest Wilford this weekend. He caught 6 balls for 145 yards and a great TD last week. He should be starting this week. Texans DBs need to bring the wood and not tackle poorly this week. To Win: Houston Texans Run the ball, and dont stop Protect Carr Get WR seperation and catch the ball Sustain long drives Get motivated Make a few big plays, especially on special teams Stop the Run Rush the QB and finally, Score more points. Its as simple as that. Jacksonville Jaguars Stop the run Put pressure on Carr and make him make bad decisions Throw it up top. The Jags are going to have a big height advantage again this week, and I think they need to throw it Buchanons way early and often. Run it w/ Fred. It worked last week, then they stopped. Play better on special teams, its one of the biggest reasons we lost last week. Catch the ball. Our WRs havent been too good this year on catching the ball, especially (shocker here) Reggie Williams. (Byron needs to stop throwing it about 10 million miles/hour however. Hard to catch a ball as fast as he throws it. Gettin hit would leave a hole coming out you can bet ) Get pumped. The Texans owned us last year, make up for it. This should be a good game. The 13.5 line from Vegas is a joke. I think this will be a close game, and now Im going to put on my teal covered glasses for my prediction. Jags 21 Texans 17 Heres to a great game and no injuries, Ive got alot of respect for your team and you the fans. Go Jags!