AFC Power Rankings Week 11: Bengals stay at No. 2 despite loss (MNF update)

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<p> </p> <p>This is the type of Texans team that many people had making the playoffs in 2015. And here’s the kicker: despite starting the season 1-4, the Texans share the AFC South lead with the Colts now that they’ve won three of their last four.</p> <p>Brian Hoyer and T.J. Yates tag-teamed quarterbacking duties in last night’s defense-dominated affair, combining for 192 passing yards on 17-of-33 passing. With Hoyer concussed, Yates could very well get the starting nod in Week 11 against the team in the next slide. Whether it’s Hoyer or Yates heading forward, the Texans’ quarterback must locate and use DeAndre Hopkins, who is rivaling Odell Beckham Jr. for best catching ability. His 22-yard left-handed snag in the side of the end zone was the difference on Monday Night Football.</p> <p>On defense, the Texans had the Bengals’ number all night. How sweet it must have felt for Jonathan Joseph to corral that errant Andy Dalton deep pass for an interception against his former team in his former homes stadium.</p>. AFC South. 4-5. Houston Texans. 8. player. 10

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