Jets vs. Texans 2021 Preview | Players to Watch, Newcomers & Matchup Information

The Green & White Travel to Houston to Face the Texans on Nov. 28

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The Week 12 matchup between the Jets and the Texans, at NRG Stadium, will be the first game between the teams since Houston came north and defeated the Jets, 29-22, on a pair of Deshaun Watson TD passes in December 2018. After two straight winning seasons and playoff berths in 2018 (11-5) and 2019 (10-6), the Texans slumped to 4-12 last season, finishing the season under interim coach Romeo Crennel. New Head Coach David Culley who comes on the scene facing an uncertain situation at quarterback after Watson requested a trade. Now the team's marquee QB is dealing with a raft of sexual misconduct allegations that have added to the team's turmoil. Of note: The Texans have signed two of former Jets players, linebackers Neville Hewitt and Jordan Jenkins.

Here's a preliminary look at the Week 12 matchup.

Houston Texans

Owner: Janice McNair
General Manager: Nick Caserio
Coach: David Culley (0-0)

Players to Know

-QB Deshaun Watson
-RB David Johnson
-WR Brandin Cooks
-OL Laremy Tunsil
-LB Zach Cunningham
-S Justin Reid

Offseason

Key additions: QB Tyrod Taylor, T Marcus Cannon, LB Christian Kirksey, QB Jeff Driskel, LB Neville Hewitt, KB Kevin Pierre-Louis, DB Desmond King, LB Jordan Jenkins, WR Andre Roberts, S Terrence Brooks, LB Kamu Grugier-Hill

Key losses: QB A.J. McCarron, WR Will Fuller, TE Darren Fells, OG Zach Fulton, C Nick Martin, DE J.J. Watt, LB Benardrick McKinney, P Bryan Anger

Draft Class: QB Davis Mills (Rd 3), WR Nico Collins (Rd 3), TE Brevin Jordan (Rd 5), DT Ryan Lopez (Rd 6)

Matchup Information

2020 Season record: 4-12 (3rd in AFC South)
Series record: Jets lead series, 5-3
Last matchup at MetLife Stadium: Dec. 15, 2018; Texans 29, Jets 22
Last victory vs. Houston (at MetLife Stadium): Nov. 21, 2010; Jets 30, Texans 27

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