(AP) — HOUSTON (4-0) At NEW YORK JETS (2-2)

Monday, 8:30 p.m., ESPN

OPENING LINE – Texans by 7

RECORD VS. SPREAD – Houston 4-0; New York 2-2

SERIES RECORD – Jets lead 5-0

AP PRO32 RANKING – Texans No. 1; Jets No. 23

LAST MEETING – Jets beat Texans 30-27, Nov. 21, 2010

LAST WEEK – Texans beat Titans 38-14; Jets lost to 49ers 34-0

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Texans appearing on Monday Night Football for just fifth time in team history with one win in four previous appearances. … Texans have never beaten Jets, including 0-3 against them on road. … Victory would make Texans first pro football team in Houston to start 5-0 since the Gamblers of the USFL in 1985. … Houston looking for second five-game winning streak in team history. … QB Matt Schaub has led Texans to victory in each of his last eight starts dating to last season. … WR Andre Johnson 76 yards receiving shy of 10,000 for his career, and would become sixth-fastest player in NFL history to accomplish feat, doing it in 127th game. … RB Arian Foster needs 23 yards rushing to reach 3,500 for his career. Can tie Domanick Williams’ team record by scoring TD in seventh consecutive regular-season game. Including playoffs, Foster has scored in eight straight. … Texans’ top-ranked defense had three takeaways and returned two interceptions for TDs against Titans. … DE J.J. Watt, AFC defensive player of month, recovered fumble and had two sacks. Watt has more than one sack in every game this season to set franchise record, giving him NFL-leading 7 1/2. … Houston leads NFL in scoring defense (14 points), yards allowed (273) and third-down efficiency (25 percent), and leads AFC in passing defense (182.8 yards). … Texans have not given up lead this season, and have trailed for combined 18 minutes, 52 seconds. … Texans will be without S Quintin Demps, who broke left forearm against Tennessee and had surgery Monday. … A week after Jets lost CB Darrelle Revis for season with torn knee ligament, WR Santonio Holmes injured left foot and was placed on season-ending IR Wednesday…Read more…


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