Thursday Night Football: Eagles Offensive Players Are A Must Play Versus Texans Defense

PHILADELPHIA - SEPTEMBER 12: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles rushes during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lincoln Financial Field on September 12 2010 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football means setting your rosters a little earlier, we've got player rankings for the Eagles and the Texans

Don't forget to set your rosters for the Thursday Night Football game, Houston @ Philadelphia. Wondering which, if any, players you should start from this game? sent over their consensus rankings for the Texans and Eagles.

If you've got Philadelphia players on your roster, this is an ideal game for you. All year long we've talked about the Texans defense, specifically the pass defense, and how they allow yards and touchdowns in bunches. Last week, the Bears defense was able to slow down the Eagles attack for large parts of the game, but there's no comparison between the Bears defense and the Texans defense. Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin should all be in your lineup if you own them.

On the Texans side of the ball, they go up against a Philly defense that has been playing good football recently, although they struggled last week containing the big plays from the Bears offense. Running back Arian Foster is a must-play every week, and if you own Matt Schaub or Andre Johnson, you'll probably want to play them unless you have some really good alternatives.

Here's how the main players in this game rank according to over 20 experts around the Internet.

QB: Michael Vick (PHI) - #1 Consensus QB | Matt Schaub (HOU) - #13 Consensus QB

RB: Arian Foster (HOU) - #1 Consensus RB | LeSean McCoy (PHI) - #9 Consensus RB

WR: DeSean Jackson (PHI) - #4 Consensus WR | Jeremy Maclin (PHI) - #10 Consensus WR | Andre Johnson (HOU) - #11 Consensus WR | Jason Avant (PHI) - #51 Consensus WR

TE: Joel Dreessen (HOU) - #15 Consensus TE | Brent Celek (PHI) - #18 Consensus TE

K: David Akers (PHI) - #1 Consensus K | Neil Rackers (HOU) - #18 Consensus K

D/ST: Philadelphia Eagles - #11 Consensus D/ST | Houston Texans - #32 Consensus D/ST

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