The Houston Texans (2-5) will play their first game in nearly a month at NRG Stadium, as they host the Tennessee Titans (1-5) on Deep Steel Sunday. Kickoff is set for noon CT on CBS.
The Texans have won two in a row and five out of the last six contests against the Titans but hold an overall record in the all-time series of 11-15. Houston will look to pick up its second AFC South win of the year this weekend, as the team sits one game
View photos from Wednesday's practice as the Texans prepare for Sunday's game against the Titans.
behind the Colts for the division lead. In Week 7, the Texans lost to the Miami Dolphins, 44-26. After being shut out in the first half, Houston outscored Miami, 26-3, in the final two quarters. QB Brian Hoyer completed 23-of-49 passes for 273 yards, three
touchdowns, one interception and a 76.3 passer rating. He is only the third quarterback in franchise history to throw for three-or-more touchdowns in back-to-back games (Weeks 6-7). WR Nate Washington posted season highs with nine catches for 127 yards and two touchdowns.
Defensively, OLB Jadeveon Clowney led the team with a career-high eight tackles (seven solo), including two for loss and his first career sack. DE J.J. Watt finished second on the team with seven tackles (six solo) and recorded 2.0 sacks, four quarterback hits and three tackles for loss. Watt passed Richard Dent (61.5) for the fourth-most sacks in a player's first five season in NFL history.
The Titans are coming off a 10-7 home loss to the Atlanta Falcons. QB Zach Mettenberger filled in for an injured QB Marcus Mariota and completed 22-of-35 passes for 187 yards, one touchdown, two interceptions and a 62.4 passer rating. LB Wesley Woodyard led the team with nine tackles, including six solo stops.
Sunday's matchup will feature a Texans offense that is averaging the seventh-most net yards per game (383.6) against a Titans defense that is holding opponents to the fifth-least net yards per game (324.3).
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