Ravens to face Texans in divisional round

The Ravens’ divisional round game next Sunday at 1 p.m. is now set.

Arian Foster, Andre Johnson and the Texans will be coming to Baltimore.

Houston has secured a matchup with the Ravens by beating the Bengals 31-10. And despite losing their last three regular season games, the Texans look pretty sharp entering next weekend’s battle in Charm City.

Foster ran for 153 yards and two touchdowns, Johnson appeared to put a hamstring injury behind him with a five-catch, 90-yard, one-touchdown performance and Houston’s No. 2 ranked defense forced three Bengals turnovers.

Rookie quarterback T.J. Yates went a solid 11-of-20 for 159 yards and a touchdown, and managed the game well for Houston.

Of course, the Ravens and Texans met at M&T Bank Stadium earlier this season, and John Harbaugh’s team came away with a 29-14 win. The Texans had starting quarterback Matt Schaub for that matchup (Schaub is now out for the year due to injury) but Houston played that game without Johnson, who was out with the hamstring injury.

Should be a fun matchup next weekend. Two of the league’s best running backs and two of the top three defenses in the NFL will be on display.

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