Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 10/12/14
Even the most devout Texans fan had to question how far rookie quarterback TJ Yates could carry them into the playoffs. The answer? To the Baltimore 38 yard line at the two-minute warning of the AFC Divisional Championship game. Friend of TGS Patty Hsieh of The Pigskin Arch made a bold prediction: the Houston Texans would make three bone-headed plays in this game against the Ravens. And so it came to be: (1) Jacoby Jones fumbled a punt inside his own ten yard line to set up a touchdown; (2) TJ Yates locked in on Andre Johnson and threw an interception directly to Lardarius Webb to set up another touchdown, and (3) Yates throws yet another interception at a well-bracketed Kevin Walter, setting up yet another field goal drive. However, those three plays didn't kill the Texans' hopes of advancing to the AFC Conference Championship game. An inspired defense led by JJ Watt and Brooks Reed, who combined for five sacks of Joe Flacco, and the running of Arian Foster, who had 154 tot...
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