They may not have drawn it up that way, but the Texans will take the Braxton Miller touchdown catch that came in the second quarter of Saturday afternoon's 21-20 loss to the Rams.
With time running out in the first half, quarterback Brandon Weeden lofted a 7-yard pass to the left side of the end zone. Miller came down with it, and the Nick Rose extra point knotted the game up at 14-all with 0:30 remaining in the second quarter.
"It was a hurry-up offense play," Miller said. "It was kind of sloppy but we came out on top. The ball was thrown to me. I went to see it, and I went and got it."
Miller finished the afternoon with three catches for 26 yards, and he impressed his head coach in the process.
"That was a nice play," Bill O'Brien said. "I think the guy on the outside might have run the wrong route. Usually we don't design routes where guys run to the same spot. But Braxton came down with it and it was a really nice play."
Weeden explained what he saw on the play, while he was under pressure from the Rams defense.
"That was a big play," Weeden said. "They were bringing Blitz Zero and we kind of protected like we could, and I just kind of gave him a chance and he made a great catch."
Weeden and the Texans passing offense completed 20-of-33 through the air for 216 yards, with a pair of touchdowns and two interceptions.
The Texans will host the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night at NRG Stadium.
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