Leinart era opens against struggling Jaguars

Why to watch
The Matt Leinart period begins in Houston, and while the Jaguars are bad, their defense has been stout. If they can take away the run -- a big if for sure -- maybe this game gets interesting. The Texans tore through their division opponents the first time through, and are seeking their first division title in franchise history.

Inside story
You have to wonder if the return of star WR Andre Johnson from a six-week absence leads to the Texans throwing the ball a little more, even with Leinart now in and not Matt Schaub. In the first five games of the season, Houston attempted 164 passes to 162 rushes. In the past five games (all without AJ), the Texans have rushed the ball 195 times and thrown it 128.

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