At this point I wouldn't automatically put Denver over Houston. They did go into Denver and beat them last year.
As a whole, Houston is just as talented as any team in the AFC. Of course Schaub needs to to step it up in the playoffs, like Dalton.
I think the Bengals and Texans will be among the AFC's elite. Wouldn't be surprised to see those 2 and the Broncos with the top 3 seeds.
Clay's bet: "Alex Smith doesn't have a prayer of throwing 25 TDs."