How every Week 17 game affects the Saints’ draft position

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Oct 18, 2015; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Jared Odrick (75) and middle linebacker Paul Posluszny (51) tackle Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) during the fourth quarter at EverBank Field.The Houston Texans won 31-20. Mandatory Credit: Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports

Jacksonville Jaguars (5-10) at Houston Texans (8-7) 

With a Houston Texans victory, the Jacksonville Jaguars will finish the season at 5-10 and definitely be picking ahead of the Saints.  The Texans would be 9-7 and be locked into picking well after the Saints.

The Jaguars’ strength of schedule (currently .467) is so much lower than the Saints’ (.508 at the moment) that a Jaguars win, putting them at 6-10, would still keep them drafting ahead of New Orleans.

Who to root for:  Jacksonville, because the fans deserve a pity win after finding out that Gus Bradley will be coaching the team again in 2016.

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