The Indianapolis Colts (6-7) and the Houston Texans (6-7) will face off in a huge game this Sunday that will go a long way in determining the AFC South division.
The winner of the game will have the clear edge toward winning the division, while the loser will need help in order to make the playoffs. With just three weeks remaining in the 2015 regular season, then, this is about as big of a game as you could get for the division title. With that said, however, it does feature two teams with sub-.500 records, taking a lot of the luster and attention off of this matchup. It likely won't be pretty, but it's a crucial game. Are the Colts treating it like a playoff game? "That's what it is," Chuck Pagano said earlier this week, and his point is clear: the Colts have to win this game if they want to get into the playoffs. They won't be mathematically eliminated if they lose, but they'll need help.
Here's all of your need-to-know information as we get ready for the game:
1:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, December 20, 2015
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN
CBS - Greg Gumbel and Trent Green on the call
WFNI and WLHK in Indianapolis - with Bob Lamey and Jim Sorgi on the call
ESPN Radio - Dave Flemming and Mark Dominik on the call
NFL Game Pass (you can listen live and then watch a replay of the game after Sunday)
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Josh Wilson's prediction: Colts 20, Texans 17
Matt Grecco's prediction: Colts 16, Texans 14
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