Three takeaways from Steelers' win over Texans

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sits on the bench during the end of the second half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens Fla. The Patriots defense couldn�

One team that hopes to thwart their plans is the Houston Texans who have been struggling in recent weeks due to a number of injuries - particularly in the quarterback position.

The Steelers will have an extra week to get Antonio Brown healthy for the playoffs.

Mike Hilton and Cameron Heyward recorded multisack games and the Pittsburgh Steelers remained in the running for home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs by breezing to a 34-6 victory over the Houston Texans on Monday at NRG Stadium. This game is going to be bell to bell in the Steelers pocket.

It will be an interesting to see how the Steelers bounce back from giving up a fourth quarter lead to the New England Patriots a week ago.

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What this means for the Texans: Houston trailed within five minutes of starting this game, so getting some early points were paramount to the team's upset chances.

NOTES: Texans QB T.J. Yates cleared concussion protocol after being removed from the game late in the first half. The Texans finish up the season by visiting the Colts in Week 17.

Hilton is the Steelers Digest Player of the Week.

Former Clemson (and current Texans) WR DeAndre Hopkins may have just made the NFL's catch of the year, although it will unlikely affect the outcome of the game. After their epic contest on December 17 won by the Patriots in controversial fashion, the rematch is nearly a certainty.

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