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HOUSTON - The Texans have developed a reputation as a strong defensive team, but on Sunday at Reliant Stadium, with their defense under siege from Jacksonville backup quarterback Chad Henne and rookie receiver Justin Blackmon, the Texans needed their offense to bail them out. Quarterback Matt Schaub set a franchise record for completions while receiver Andre Johnson enjoyed a career day to help the Texans erase a two-touchdown, fourth-quarter deficit and take a 43-37 overtime win. Johnson turned a short screen pass from Schaub into a 48-yard, walk-off touchdown with 2:01 remaining in the overtime period after both the Texans (9-1) and Jaguars (1-9) kicked field goals to start the extra session. Johnson finished with 14 catches and 273 yards. The game-winning score was his first touchdown on the afternoon. "I've been telling you guys (the assembled media) I've been feeling better and better every week," said Johnson, who has been dogged by questions that he...
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Matt Schaub passed for 527 yards in Houston’s much-tougher-than-expected 43-37 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday. We size up his performance against the elite 500-yard club.
Houston's Andre Johnson and Jacksonville's Justin Blackmon both had more than 200 yards receiving Sunday, marking the first time two players reached that mark in a single game.
Johnson had 14 receptions for 273 yards, both career highs. Blackmon, a rookie, had seven receptions for 236 yards, also career highs.
Blackmon had an 81-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter...
This was the scene as Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson leaped into the Reliant Stadium stands after his game winning catch and run against the Jags on Sunday in overtime.
In a game in which one of the teams lost their starting QB to injury, and the other had their all pro running back struggle to get it going all game. There was still a total yardage mark of 1098 and 9 TD’s the...
Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson delivered a receiving performance for the ages Sunday in a win against Jacksonville. He brought in 14 catches for a career-high 273 yards.Fantasy Spin:His last catch went for a 48-yard touchdown and sealed the win for Houston in overtime. While it would be silly to expect Johnson to have another week like this, it's certainly good to see that...
Andre Johnson caught a screen pass from Matt Schaub and ran 48 yards for the winning touchdown in overtime as the Houston Texans rallied to beat Jacksonville 43-37 on Sunday.
Schaub threw a career-high five touchdown passes, completed a franchise-record 43 passes and finished with 527 yards passing, second most in NFL history. Warren Moon also threw for 527 yards for the Houston...
Texans QB Matt Schaub registered an amazing 527 yards passing and five touchdowns Sunday against the Jaguars.Fantasy Spin:The 527 yards tied Warren Moon for the second-most ever in an NFL game. If Schaub wasn't on the fantasy radar before this game he certainly will be now.
In a game that saw Matt Schaub throw for a career-high five touchdown passes and 547 yards, which equaled Warren Moon’s mark for second most in NFL history, the Houston Texans rallied for a thrilling 43-37 victory in overtime.The game undoubtedly answered some questions but perhaps raised a few more. Here’s what we learned from this game:Justin Blackmon will be a pain in Houston’s...
It didn't take long for our quick look at Matt Schaub's 527-yard passing performance against the Jaguars to start trending in the Houston market Sunday night.
Talk about one of the wildest games we have seen the Houston Texans involved in, but this shootout was one that Texans’ fans can be proud of. It provided 640 yards of offense for the Texans and a game for the franchise history book for Andre Johnson.
The defense had another off day but provided enough stops in overtime to put together a win to push the Texans’ record to 9-1...
HOUSTON What's that people say about the best teams being able to win any kind of game?
A week after surviving a sloppy, muddy slugfest in Chicago, the Houston Texans moved to 9-1 by outracing the Jacksonville Jaguars for 73 minutes in a 43-37 overtime win Sunday at Reliant Stadium.
"We found a way to win a game another way," coach Gary Kubiak said. "We talk...
It’s almost Turkey Day, ladies and gents, so let’s get right down to business.QUARTERBACKSQuarterbacks continued to pour on the points this week with a whopping EIGHT different signal-callers racking up three or more touchdowns. However, one man stood head and shoulders above the rest-- a man who had more than five times the amount of passing yards and five times the number of...
HOUSTON - The Texans have developed a reputation as a strong defensive team, but on Sunday at Reliant Stadium, with their defense under siege from Jacksonville backup quarterback Chad Henne and rookie receiver Justin Blackmon, the Texans needed their offense to bail them out. Quarterback Matt Schaub set a franchise record for completions while receiver Andre Johnson enjoyed a...
After their slobberknocker of a win in Chicago last week, all of the talk around the league was finally about how dominant the Texans defense was. Also brought up a lot was how Houston was able to change their style of play to meet the situation. With the poor weather conditions and playing against a stout defense, Houston was able to make the plays on offense they needed, run the...