The Houston Texans will have to wait until week 17 until they get a complete picture of their playoff hopes. The Texans are one win away from looking up the AFC South title with a win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Texans can only get into the playoffs by winning the AFC South and the Indianapolis Colts are the only team that pose a threat to take over the Texans playoff hopes.
The Texans can clinch the AFC South with:
1) CIN Week 16 win OR
2) Win OR
3) IND loss OR
4) Clinch strength of victory over IND (Need 1 of the following: CIN win, NYJ win, NO win, DEN loss, MIA loss) OR
5) Clinch strength of schedule over IND (KC win + PIT loss)
The Colts clinch the AFC South with:
1) Win + HOU loss + CIN loses last 2 games + DEN wins last 2 games + NYJ loss + NO loss + KC loss + MIA win + PIT win