Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/10/14
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The Houston Texans routed the Miami Dolphins 30-10 in NFL week 1 action. Although, no one stood out with a memorable individual performance the Texans overcame a slow start. The defensive line played well, Schaub looked decent in his first start since his foot injury a season ago. Arian Foster only had 79 yards but scored two crucial touchdowns. The Miami Dolphins played well in the beginning of this game, but Foster made sure the Houston Texans distanced themselves from the 'Fins. Foster showed why he is one of the most feared running backs in the league with a couple impressive runs. But he wasn't the hero of this game.HeroThe hero in this game was J.J. Watt, he recorded 1.5 sacks and tipped three passes which led to a couple of interceptions. He hounded QB Ryan Tannehill all game and led a ferocious pass rush. The loss of Mario Williams won't impact the Texans if Watt continues to play the way he did this week. Watt may be establishing himself as one of the most dominate defense ...
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