It’s time for some 2020 record predictions for the AFC South division where things could get scrappy at the top!
Houston Texans (9-7)
The Texans have had a weird offseason, firstly trading away their second-best player in DeAndre Hopkins for very little. Then having no picks in the draft allocated to upgrade their offensive line. They do have one thing going for them though and that’s DeShaun Watson. They have an extremely tough start to the schedule and I think that will tell, with losses to the Chiefs, Ravens, Vikings and Titans through the first half of the season. The second half they likely lose to the Patriots and twice to the Colts but I think they win the rest.
Indianapolis Colts (14-2)
With the additions made in the off-season of the like of Deforest Buckner, Jonathon Taylor, Phillip Rivers and Michael Pittman Jr. this team is ready to roll. I really think a lot of it depends on Rivers playing well, and for this article, I’ll say he will. I see a slip-up in week two against the Vikings and against the Titans in week 12 after facing them and the Packers the two weeks before but other than that they have a good schedule and will be a tough team to beat.
Jacksonville Jaguars (1-15)
Oh dear me, what to say about the Jaguars. I’ve already mentioned that I reckon they will be #TankingforTrevor, however, their schedule isn’t exactly kind. Their defence is still pretty talented so they may keep games close and with some Minshew Magic you never know, but I think their only win will come against the Bears in week 16. They may not want to win that one by then either.
Tennessee Titans (10-6)
The Titans put together a great season last year thanks to the heavy running of Derrick Henry and surprising play of Ryan Tannehill. Their season starts off fairly well with only losses to the Vikings and Bills through the first six weeks. The second part of the season I think starts with a surprise loss to the Bengals in week eight with further losses coming to the Ravens, Colts (first game) and the Texans in week 17.
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