Quintin Demps

Texans clinch AFC South with 12-10 win over Bengals

The Houston Texans have had more than their share of bad luck this season with J.J. Watt playing just three games before season-ending back surgery and high-priced offseason pickup Brock Osweiler playing so poorly that he was benched last week.

But on Christmas Eve the Texans got a break that allowed them to hold on for a victory and clinch their second straight AFC South title.

The Bengals converted a fourth down play to keep a drive alive late in the fourth quarter, but four plays later, former Texan Randy Bullock's 43-yard attempt sailed wide right as time expired to secure Houston's 12-10 victory.

"It was meant to be," Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins...