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Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub reacts during an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

AFC Wild Card: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans

The Houston Texans defeated the Cincinnati Bengals, 19-13, in an AFC wild-card game at Reliant Stadium in Houston.

A Houston Texans' cheerleader for the Houston Texans
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A Houston Texans' cheerleader for the Houston Texans performs during an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton stands in the
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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton stands in the huddle with teammates during an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton watches during the
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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton watches during the AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green can't make
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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green can't make a catch against the Houston Texans' Johnathan Joseph #24 and Kareem Jackson #25 during their AFC wild-card game. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub reacts during an
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Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub reacts during an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

From left, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster
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From left, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster #23 and teammate Chris Myers #55 celebrate after Foster scored a 1-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter of an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Country singer Clay Walker performs as the Houston
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Country singer Clay Walker performs as the Houston Texans take on the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Wild Card. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) puts
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) puts up his finger after a play against the Cincinnati Bengals during the third quarter of an AFC wild-card game. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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Former Houston Oilers running back Earl Campbell attends
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Former Houston Oilers running back Earl Campbell attends the AFC wild-card game between the Houston Texans and the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has the ball
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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has the ball knocked out of his hand on a forward pass during an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green makes a
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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green makes a reception against the Houston Texans' Johnathan Joseph during an AFC wild-card game. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall celebrates with teammates
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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall celebrates with teammates after he returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster runs the
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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster runs the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals during the AFC Wild Card. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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Singer Brian McKnight performs the national anthem before
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Singer Brian McKnight performs the national anthem before the Houston Texans hosted the Cincinnati Bengals during the AFC Wild Card. (Jan. 5, 2013)

A giant American Flag is stretched across the
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A giant American Flag is stretched across the field before the Houston Texans hosted the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Wild Card. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster #23 celebrates
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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster #23 celebrates after he scored a 1-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter of an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton throws the ball
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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton throws the ball during an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) is
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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals free safety Reggie Nelson (20) during the second quarter of an AFC wild-card game. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt reacts in
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt reacts in the first half of an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall celebrates after returning
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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall celebrates after returning an interception for a touchdown during an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall (29) celebrates with
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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall (29) celebrates with Terence Newman after scoring a touchdown on an interception from Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans running Arian Foster runs with the
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Houston Texans running Arian Foster runs with the ball in the first half of an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall intercepts a pass
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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall intercepts a pass and returns it 21 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter of an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall intercepts a pass
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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall intercepts a pass in front of the Houston Texans' James Casey and returns it 21 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter of an AFC wild-card game. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt reacts as
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt reacts as he takes the field during introductions against the Cincinnati Bengals during their AFC wild-card game. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub (8) walks off
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Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub (8) walks off the field after throwing an interception to Cincinnati Bengals' Leon Hall during the second quarter of an AFC wild-card game. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans kicker Shayne Graham watches his first
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Houston Texans kicker Shayne Graham watches his first field goal during an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

After sacking Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton, Houston
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After sacking Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt celebrates with teammate Connor Barwin during the first quarter of an AFC wild-card game. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle warms up before an
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Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle warms up before an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster runs with
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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster runs with the ball during an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt takes the
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt takes the field during player introductions before and AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

A Houston Texans' fan supports his team during
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A Houston Texans' fan supports his team during an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis coaches during
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Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis coaches during an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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A general view of Reliant Stadium before the
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A general view of Reliant Stadium before the Houston Texans and Cincinnati Bengals play in an AFC wild-card game. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt greets spectators
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt greets spectators as he leaves the field before an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

A Houston Texans' fan makes faces before an
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A Houston Texans' fan makes faces before an NFL wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals fan Shawn Moore makes his way
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Cincinnati Bengals fan Shawn Moore makes his way into the stadium before an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub warms up before
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Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub warms up before an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton warms up before
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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton warms up before an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster warms up
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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster warms up before an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub warms up before
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Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub warms up before an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton warms up before
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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton warms up before an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton warms up before
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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton warms up before an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub looks on as
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Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub looks on as he warms up before an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 05: Andy Dalton #14
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HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 05: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals warms up against the Houston Texans during their AFC Wild Card Playoff Game at Reliant Stadium on January 5, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green looks on
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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green looks on as he warms up against the Houston Texans during their AFC wild-card game at Reliant Stadium. (Jan. 5, 2013)

Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson warms up
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Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson warms up before an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

A Cincinnati Bengals' fan looks on during an
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A Cincinnati Bengals' fan looks on during an AFC wild-card game against the Houston Texans. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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A Houston Texans' fan holds up a stuffed
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A Houston Texans' fan holds up a stuffed tiger on a noose before an AFC wild-card game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Jan. 5, 2013)

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