For the second week in a row, the Houston Texans won in convincing manner as they defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-7 in Jacksonville. Unlike week one however, the Texans dominated from the start and left no doubt as to their superiority over their AFC South rival.
The big stories from week two for the Texans was the reemergence of their rushing attack and their record setting defense.
Offensively, RB Arian Foster ran for 110 yards on 28 carries and one touchdown while RB Ben Tate carried the ball 12 times for 74 yards and 2 TDs. The big difference between yesterday and the Dolphins game was the play of the Texans’ offensive line, which against a solid defensive line reasserted themselves as a domineering unit. The O-line still has a ways to go in terms of improvement and cohesiveness, but better controlled the line of scrimmage against the Jags and opened more holes for Foster and Tate to run through.
More impressive than the Texans’ rushing offense was it’s total defe...