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SATURDAY’S AFC WILD-CARD GAME

Texans, Bengals meet in wild-card game again

HOUSTON — The Houston Texans were looking forward to enjoying a bye this week before beginning their work in the playoffs as the AFC’s top seed.

Instead, a terrible month in which they lost three of four games dropped the Texans to the third seed. It has them in the exact same spot as a year ago, hosting the Cincinnati Bengals in a wild-card playoff game Saturday.

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