The Texans have to adjust to being without their best player, Andre Johnson, at least for some period of time. Raiders will likely bracket tight end Owen Daniels and force someone else to step up. Jacoby Jones becomes crucial for Texans now, but he lacks Johnson's size and strength to get off on press-man coverage, which the Raiders play. Last year, Houston beat Oakland without Johnson in the lineup.
Expect a lot of rushing when Raiders, Texans meet