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Turnovers doom Texans in loss to Ravens

Turnovers turned the tide against the Texans on Monday Night Football.

Houston fell to the Ravens by a 23-16 margin at M&T Bank Stadium, and the Texans said a fourth quarter strip-sack of Tom Savage and pair of interceptions were the difference between winning and losing.

"I'm really frustrated," Savage said. "There's really no words for it. I don't want to go out there and throw picks. That's not my goal. You're not going to win games turning it over."

Houston was unable to come up with any takeaways, and they fell to 0-6 on the season when they've lost the tunover differential battle.

Savage finished the game with 22 completions on 37 attempts for 252 yards. He was picked off in the second quarter at midfield, and the Ravens tacked on an 8-yard touchdown run five plays later to go up 14-7.

In the fourth quarter, down 20-16 with just under five minutes remaining, Savage was strip-sacked by Terrell Suggs at the Baltimore 46-yard line. The Ravens recovered, and would add to their lead with a 49-yard Justin Tucker field goal.

"You can't turn it over," head coach Bill O'Brien said. "I thought he did some good things, but we turned it over too many times on offense. They weren't all his fault, but the interceptions, we gotta do a better job there."

The Texans will travel to Nashville next weekend for a Sunday matchup with the Titans.

The Texans and Ravens tangled on Monday Night Football in Baltimore.

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