Tune in at 8:30 PM ET as the Texans take on the Patriots. Gino Bottero will be liveblogging for your enjoyment.
Welcome everyone! I'll be live blogging tonight's game between the New England Patriots and Houston Texans.
Let's get right to the injuries. Wes Welker, Brandon Lloyd, Aaron Hernandez, Ben Tate, Owen Daniels, and Johnathan Joseph are all ACTIVE.
Notable inactives for the Texans include tight end Garrett Graham and linebacker Brooks Reed.
Notable inactives for the Patriots include tight end Rob Gronkowski and safety Steve Gregory.
This game features the two highest scoring teams in the NFL. Neither side has lost since October 14th.
The Texans can match the franchise's longest winning streak with a win tonight.
Houston is 6-0 on the road this season. No other team has fewer than two road losses.
The Texans have allowed an average of 446 yards of offense over the last three weeks, second worst in the NFL. 352 of those 446 yards have come through the air.
With their win over Miami last weekend, the Patriots clinched their ninth AFC East title in 10 years.
New England is 20-0 in the second half of the seasons since 2010.
The Patriots last lost a home game on Monday Night Football in 2005 against the Colts. Since then, the team is 10-1 on Monday night, winning by an average of 20.6 points.
Check out the link to Rob Pizzola's betting preview that I posted earlier for a predicted score.
They had called for rain in the forecast but the weather has held up nicely.
Wes Welker is ACTIVE tonight.
As I said earlier, they've allowed an average of 352 passing yards over the last three weeks.