After seven weeks of NFL football has been played, the Colts are in first place in the division. How did the other teams fare this weekend?
The Colts won a massive game on Sunday against the Texans. They won 30-23 in a game that put them in first place in the AFC South. Being in first place this late in the season is critical for them, because now their schedule opens up. They play a bad Denver team next.
Houston on the other hand is licking its wounds. They came in with all kinds of talk of them being one of the best teams in the AFC. Instead they left Indy with an L. They have a chance to rebound though, as they play the Raiders next week at home.
Jacksonville played a terrible Bengals team on Sunday and came out with a victory. They won 27-17 to bring their record up to 3-4. Gardner Minshew continues to play well enough to keep the Jags in games. They play another bad team, the Jets, next week.
Tennessee also got themselves in the win column. They won a close game 23-20 with Ryan Tanehill starting for the benched Marcus Mariota. They also improved their record to 3-4 and are still tied with the Jags for last place in the division. The Titans face Tampa Bay next week.
All four teams are still in the race to win the division. There’s no doubt that the Colts have themselves in the best position, having tiebreakers over both Houston and Tennessee. But all four teams still have a chance to win the division midway through this NFL season.