Texans are a very good and talented team but they lack something. They just aren't physical I guess. Kushing was an impact player and he is missed for a lot of reasons. He brought energy and physical presence.
Texans are talented but finesse. Schaub is good but is he enough?
The Pats came in as healthy as they were all year and Gronk has re-injured his arm, Jones has re-injured his ankle and Woodhead hurt his hand. I don't want to bring up the Packers from 2 years ago...so I won't