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Texans Exploded Out of the Gate (And Make It Look Routine)

Posted by Nick Scurfield on September 18, 2012 – 8:53 am

Postgame commentary from “Voice of the Texans” Marc Vandermeer, the team’s play-by-play caller and director of radio broadcasting:

Back-to-back 20-point wins to start the season and they haven’t even hit their stride! The Texans methodically beat down Jacksonville in their third straight lopsided road win with Matt Schaub at the helm (Tampa Bay and Tennessee in 2011).

The passing game was mostly short stuff. The running game presented a steady erosion of Jacksonville’s front on its way to a 200-plus yard day that saw Arian Foster become the franchise’s all-time leading rusher.

J.J. Watt kept his fast start to a Pro Bowl campaign going with a sack and a half and two more batted passes. He joked after the game that he hopes to not be available for the Pro Bowl (considering Super Bowl participants don’t go). The Houston defense has allowed 17 points in two outings. They’ve been dominant in two games, but the going will be tougher in the coming weeks as the quarterbacks will get better.

There is no frame of reference for a start this good. Sure, the Texans have been 2-0 three times before, but never with this kind of confidence. The 2-0 start in ’07 was tempered by the news that Andre Johnson would be out for a while. That team slipped to 3-3. Two years ago, it took a wild win in O.T. against Washington to do it, and the defense would collapse as the team finished 6-10. Last year’s start was good but we really had no idea had good the defense could be.

Now, you know that there are even better days ahead on offense with the passing game having not really ignited yet. And the defense will be charged up to face quarterbacks like Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. How well they stack up against the best offenses in the league certainly remains to be seen. But we do know that this team has the capacity to play even better. And we’re looking forward to it.


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Game notes: Texans 27, Jaguars 7

Posted by Nick Scurfield on September 16, 2012 – 4:06 pm

JACKSONVILLE – Courtesy of the Texans’ public relations staff, notes from the Texans’ 27-7 Week 2 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field:

THE WIN

·         Improved Houston’s record to 2-0 on the season. It marks the third consecutive season in which the Texans have won their first two games.

·         Improved Head Coach Gary Kubiak’s career record to 49-49.

·         Gave Houston two consecutive victories at EverBank Field for the first time in franchise history.

·         Extended the Texans’ winning streak against the Jaguars to four games, the longest in franchise history.

·         Improved Houston’s all-time record against Jacksonville to 12-9 overall and 5-6 on the road.

THE TEXANS OFFENSE

·         Ran 83 offensive plays. That is the most in team history in regulation, topping the previous high of 80, which occurred on 11/12/06 at Jacksonville. Houston ran 86 plays in an overtime game vs. Baltimore on 12/13/10.

·         Set a franchise record for time of possession, holding the ball for 43:17. The previous mark was 40:04 on 10/19/08 vs. Detroit. The Texans held the ball progressively longer in each quarter, with possession totals of 9:36 in the first quarter, 10:05 in the second, 11:25 in the third and 12:11 in the fourth.

·         Ran the ball a team-record 48 times in the game, topping the previous high of 47 set on 10/23/11 at Tennessee. Houston improved to 2-0 this season and 34-5 under Kubiak when running the ball 30 or more times in a game.

·         Outrushed their opponent for the second week in a row, outgaining the Jaguars 216-65 on the ground. The Texans improved to 2-0 this season and 39-15 under Kubiak when outrushing their opponents.

·         Won the turnover battle, 1-0. The Texans improved to 2-0 this season and 29-7 under Kubiak when they have a positive turnover margin.

·         Gained 28 first downs in the game, which tied for the second-highest total in a game in team history. The Texans also gained 28 first downs on 12/13/10 vs. Baltimore.

·         Scored on a 17-play drive in the third quarter, capping the drive with a 2-yard touchdown run by RB Ben Tate. The drive was the fourth-longest, in terms of number of plays, in franchise history.

·         Scored on their opening drive for the first time this season, capping a 13-play, 66-yard drive with a 31-yard field goal from K Shayne Graham.. Houston scored on its opening drive nine times in 2011 and was 5-4 in those games.

·         Scored first for the first time this season. Houston opened the scoring 13 times in 2011 and went 9-4 in those games.

·         Outgained Jacksonville 115-43 in the first quarter and held the ball for 9:36 in the period.

THE TEXANS DEFENSE

·         Held Jacksonville to a franchise record-low 117 total yards of offense in the game, bettering the previous mark of 126 yards allowed at Jacksonville on 12/26/04.

·         Allowed the first touchdown of the season after a combined 93:16 of playing time. Houston did not allow an offensive touchdown in the season opener vs. Miami or in the first half vs. Jacksonville. The Jaguars scored 3:16 into the third quarter.

·         Held Jacksonville to 43 net yards of offense in the first half. That is the fewest yards allowed in the opening half in team history, bettering the previous mark of 50 yards allowed to San Francisco on 10/25/09. It was the second-fewest yards allowed in a single half in team history; Houston previously held San Diego to 41 yards in the second half on 10/28/07.

·         Limited Jacksonville to -4 net passing yards in the first half. That was the fewest passing yards allowed in a half in team history, betting the previous low of 0 net passing yards allowed to San Diego in the second half on 10/28/07.

·         There have only been 12 teams since 2000 to hold their opponent to fewer net passing yards in the first  half than the -4 than the Texans allowed to Jacksonville.

·         Held Jacksonville’s offense to nine first downs, which tied for the third-fewest allowed in a game in team history. It was the fewest first downs allowed by the Texans since they gave up nine on 11/28/10 vs. Tennessee.

·         Forced Jacksonville’s offense into a three-and-out on seven of 12 possessions. Only one Jacksonville possession – the first of the game – lasted longer than four plays.

·         Did not allow a Jacksonville drive of longer than 37 yards and forced four drives of negative yardage.

TE OWEN DANIELS

·         Led the team with a game-high six receptions, gaining 47 yards.

·         Started his 79th career game, tying him with CB Dunta Robinson for fifth on the franchise’s all-time start list.

·         Caught a pass in his 70th consecutive game, extending the second-longest streak in team history, with a 12-yard grab on Houston’s opening drive.

RB ARIAN FOSTER

·         Scored his third rushing touchdown of the season and the 32nd of his career when he scored from 1 yard in the first quarter.

·         Surpassed RB Domanick Williams’ franchise rushing record of 3,195 yards on a 9-yard gain in the second quarter. Foster entered the game with 3,176 career rushing yards and the carry gave him 3,199.

·         Registered his 17th career 100-yard game when he reached the milestone on a 1-yard gain in the fourth quarter. Foster finished the game with 110 yards with one touchdown on 28 carries.

K SHAYNE GRAHAM

·         Connected on field goal attempts of 31 and 37 yards and made all three extra point tries, giving him nine points in the game.

WR ANDRE JOHNSON

·         Extended his streak of consecutive games played with a reception to 84 with a 7-yard catch in the first quarter. Johnson finished the game with three receptions for 21 yards.

P DONNIE JONES

·         Had a second-quarter punt downed at the Jacksonville 5-yard line. It was his 200th career punt downed inside the opponent’s 20-yard line.

OLB BROOKS REED

·         Sacked Jacksonville QB Blaine Gabbert for a 9-yard loss in the second quarter. It was his first sack of the season and gave him 7.0 in his career.

QB MATT SCHAUB

·         Completed his 1,500th career pass when he hit TE Owen Daniels for a 6-yard gain in the second quarter. Schaub entered the game with 1,486 career completions.

·         Improved his record as the Texans’ starting quarterback to 34-32.

·         Was not sacked in 35 pass attempts.

DE ANTONIO SMITH

·         Teamed with DE J.J. Watt to sack Jacksonville QB Blaine Gabbert for an 8-yard loss in the second quarter. The half-sack gave Smith a sack in each of his last three regular-season games played.

RB BEN TATE

·         Scored his first rushing touchdown of the season and the fifth of his career on an 8-yard carry in the second quarter.

·         Went over 1,000 career rushing yards on a 7-yard carry in the third quarter. Tate entered the game with 948 career rushing yards.

·         Tied a career high with his fourth reception of the game. He previously had a pair of four-catch games, most recently in the 2011 season finale vs. Tennessee on 1/1/12.

·         Scored his second rushing touchdown of the season when he found the end zone from 2 yards away. It gave Tate his first career multi-touchdown game.

DE J.J. WATT

·         Teamed with DE Antonio Smith to sack Jacksonville QB Blaine Gabbert for an 8-yard loss in the second quarter. The half-sack gave Watt a sack in each of his last four games, including last year’s playoffs.

·         Sacked Jacksonville QB Blaine Gabbert for a 7-yard loss in the fourth quarter. The sack gave Watt 1.5 in the game and 3.0 for the season. It was Watt’s third career multi-sack game in regular-season play.

·         Recovered a fumble in the fourth quarter. It was his first fumble recovery of the season and the third of his career.

·         Led the team with five tackles, including four solos, and recorded two passes defensed.

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

·         The Texans won the toss and elected to receive the opening kickoff.

·         Inactive players for the Texans included QB John Beck, OLB Bryan Braman, G Brandon Brooks, CB Roc Carmichael, T Andrew Gardner, CB Brandon Harris and WR DeVier Posey.

·         Captains for the Texans were ILB Brian Cushing, ILB Tim Dobbins, WR Andre Johnson, QB Matt Schaub and DE Antonio Smith.


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Third-quarter notes: Texans 24, Jaguars 7

Posted by Nick Scurfield on September 16, 2012 – 1:39 pm

THE TEXANS

Allowed the first touchdown of the season after a combined 93:16 of playing time. Houston did not allow an offensive touchdown in the season opener vs. Miami or in the first half vs. Jacksonville. The Jaguars scored 3:16 into the third quarter.

Scored on a 17-play drive in the third quarter, capping the drive with a 2-yard touchdown run by RB Ben Tate. The drive was the fourth-longest, in terms of number of plays, in franchise history.

RB BEN TATE

Went over 1,000 career rushing yards on a 7-yard carry in the third quarter. Tate entered the game with 948 career rushing yards.

Tied a career high with his fourth reception of the game. He previously had a pair of four-catch games, most recently in the 2011 season finale vs. Tennessee on 1/1/12.

Scored his second rushing touchdown of the season when he found the end zone from 2 yards away. It gave Tate his first career multi-touchdown game.


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Halftime notes: Texans 17, Jaguars 0

Posted by Nick Scurfield on September 16, 2012 – 12:53 pm

THE TEXANS

Led at halftime for the second consecutive game. The Texans led Miami 24-3 at intermission in Week 1.

Held Jacksonville to 43 net yards of offense in the first half. That is the fewest yards allowed in the opening half in team history, bettering the previous mark of 50 yards allowed to San Francisco on 10/25/09. It was the second-fewest yards allowed in a single half in team history; Houston previously held San Diego to 41 yards in the second half on 10/28/07.

Limited Jacksonville to -4 net passing yards in the first half. That was the fewest passing yards allowed in a half in team history, betting the previous low of 0 net passing yards allowed to San Diego in the second half on 10/28/07.

There have only been 12 teams since 2000 to hold their opponent to fewer net passing yards in the first  half than the -4 than the Texans allowed to Jacksonville.

Scored on their opening drive for the first time this season, capping a 13-play, 66-yard drive with a 31-yard field goal from K Shayne Graham.. Houston scored on its opening drive nine times in 2011 and was 5-4 in those games.

Scored first for the first time this season. Houston opened the scoring 13 times in 2011 and went 9-4 in those games.

Outgained Jacksonville 115-43 in the first quarter and held the ball for 9:36.

Won the toss and elected to receive the opening kickoff.

Inactive players for the Texans included QB John Beck, OLB Bryan Braman, G Brandon Brooks, CB Roc Carmichael, T Andrew Gardner, CB Brandon Harris and WR DeVier Posey.

Captains for the Texans were ILB Brian Cushing, ILB Tim Dobbins, WR Andre Johnson, QB Matt Schaub and DE Antonio Smith.

TE OWEN DANIELS

Started his 79th career game, tying him with CB Dunta Robinson for fifth on the franchise’s all-time start list.

Caught a pass in his 70th consecutive game, extending the second-longest streak in team history, with a 12-yard grab on Houston’s opening drive.

WR ANDRE JOHNSON

Extended his streak of consecutive games played with a reception to 84 with a 7-yard catch in the first quarter.

RB ARIAN FOSTER

Scored his third rushing touchdown of the season and the 32nd of his career when he scored from 1 yard in the first quarter.

Surpassed RB Domanick Williams’ franchise rushing record of 3,195 yards on a 9-yard gain in the second quarter. Foster entered the game with 3,176 career rushing yards and the carry gave him 3,199.

DE ANTONIO SMITH

Teamed with DE J.J. Watt to sack Jacksonville QB Blaine Gabbert for an 8-yard loss in the second quarter. The half-sack gave Smith a sack in each of his last three regular-season games played.

DE J.J. WATT

Teamed with DE Antonio Smith to sack Jacksonville QB Blaine Gabbert for an 8-yard loss in the second quarter. The half-sack gave Watt a sack in each of his last four games, including last year’s playoffs.

P DONNIE JONES

Had a second-quarter punt downed at the Jacksonville 5-yard line. It was his 200th career punt downed inside the opponent’s 20-yard line.

RB BEN TATE

Scored his first rushing touchdown of the season and the fifth of his career on an 8-yard carry in the second quarter.

QB MATT SCHAUB

Completed his 1,500th career pass when he hit TE Owen Daniels for a 6-yard gain in the second quarter. Schaub entered the game with 1,486 career completions

OLB BROOKS REED

Sacked Jacksonville QB Blaine Gabbert for a 9-yard loss in the second quarter. It was his first sack of the season and gave him 7.0 in his career.


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First-quarter notes: Texans 10, Jaguars 0

Posted by Nick Scurfield on September 16, 2012 – 12:02 pm

THE TEXANS

Scored on their opening drive for the first time this season, capping a 13-play, 66-yard drive with a 31-yard field goal from K Shayne Graham.. Houston scored on its opening drive nine times in 2011 and was 5-4 in those games.

Scored first for the first time this season. Houston opened the scoring 13 times in 2011 and went 9-4 in those games.

Outgained Jacksonville 115-43 in the first quarter and held the ball for 9:36.

Won the toss and elected to receive the opening kickoff.

Inactive players for the Texans included QB John Beck, OLB Bryan Braman, G Brandon Brooks, CB Roc Carmichael, T Andrew Gardner, CB Brandon Harris and WR DeVier Posey.

Captains for the Texans were ILB Brian Cushing, ILB Tim Dobbins, WR Andre Johnson, QB Matt Schaub and DE Antonio Smith.

TE OWEN DANIELS

Started his 79th career game, tying him with CB Dunta Robinson for fifth on the franchise’s all-time start list.

Caught a pass in his 70th consecutive game, extending the second-longest streak in team history, with a 12-yard grab on Houston’s opening drive.

WR ANDRE JOHNSON

Extended his streak of consecutive games played with a reception to 84 with a 7-yard catch in the first quarter.

RB ARIAN FOSTER

Scored his third rushing touchdown of the season and the 32nd of his career when he scored from 1 yard in the first quarter.


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Texans-Jaguars inactives, lineup changes

Posted by Nick Scurfield on September 16, 2012 – 9:39 am

JACKSONVILLE – Here are inactives and lineup changes for the Texans’ Week 2 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. Kickoff is at noon CT.

Texans inactives
11 WR DeVier Posey
12 QB John Beck
20 CB Roc Carmichael
26 CB Brandon Harris
50 OLB Bryan Braman
66 T Andrew Gardner
79 G Brandon Brooks

Texans starting lineup changes
None

Jaguars inactives
21 CB Derek Cox
23 RB Rashad Jennings
52 LB Daryl Smith
73 G Eben Britton
78 OL Cameron Bradfield
91 DE George Selvie
92 DE Austen Lane

Jaguars starting lineup changes

Guy Whimper will start at right tackle for Cameron Bradfield. Herb Taylor will start at right guard for Eben Britton. Kyle Bosworth will start at outside linebacker for Daryl Smith. William Middleton will start at cornerback for Derek Cox.


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Texans-Jaguars Week 2 Friday injury report

Posted by Nick Scurfield on September 14, 2012 – 2:26 pm

Here’s the Friday (final) injury report for the Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars, who play at EverBank Field on Sunday at noon CT in Week 2 (bold indicates player status change from previous day):

HOUSTON TEXANS

Out
None

Doubtful
None

Questionable
OLB Bryan Braman (Hamstring/DNP)

Probable
G Antoine Caldwell (Ankle/Full), NT Shaun Cody (Back/Full), ILB Bran Cushing (Ribs/Full), ILB Tim Dobbins (Neck/Nose/Full), RB Arian Foster (Illness/Back/Full), CB Johnathan Joseph (Illness/Full), CB Brice McCain (Foot/Full), C Chris Myers (Ankle/Full), OLB Brooks Reed (Hip/Full), DE Antonio Smith (Ankle/Limited), G Wade Smith (Wrist/Full), DE J.J. Watt (Elbow/Full)

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Out
T Cam Bradfield (Ankle/DNP), RB Rashad Jennings (Knee/DNP), DE Austen Lane (Foot/DNP), DE George Selvie (Knee/DNP), LB Daryl Smith (Groin/DNP)

Doubtful
None

Questionable
G Eben Britton (Ankle/DNP), CB Derek Cox (Hamstring/Limited)

Probable
CB Mike Harris (Hamstring/Full), G Uche Nwaneri (Ankle/Full)


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Texans-Jaguars Week 2 Thursday injury report

Posted by Nick Scurfield on September 13, 2012 – 4:07 pm

Here’s the Thursday injury report for the Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars, who play at EverBank Field on Sunday at noon CT in Week 2 (bold indicates player status change from previous day):

HOUSTON TEXANS

Out
None

Did Not Participate in Practice
DE Antonio Smith (ankle)

Limited Participation in Practice
OLB Bryan Braman (Hamstring), ILB Bran Cushing (Ribs), ILB Tim Dobbins (Neck/Nose), OLB Brooks Reed (Hip)

Full Participation in Practice
G Antoine Caldwell (Ankle), NT Shaun Cody (Back), RB Arian Foster (Illness), CB Johnathan Joseph (Illness), G Wade Smith (Wrist), DE J.J. Watt (Elbow)

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Out
None

Did Not Participate in Practice
T Cam Bradfield (Ankle), G Eben Britton (Ankle), RB Rashad Jennings (Knee), DE Austen Lane (Foot), DE George Selvie (Knee), LB Daryl Smith (Groin)

Limited Participation in Practice
CB Derek Cox (Hamstring)

Full Participation in Practice
CB Mike Harris (Hamstring), G Uche Nwaneri (Ankle)


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Texans-Jaguars Week 2 Wednesday injury report

Posted by Nick Scurfield on September 12, 2012 – 3:30 pm

Here’s the Wednesday injury report for the Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars, who play at EverBank Field on Sunday at noon CT in Week 2:

HOUSTON TEXANS

Out
None

Did Not Participate in Practice
DE Antonio Smith (ankle)

Limited Participation in Practice
OLB Bryan Braman (Hamstring), ILB Tim Dobbins (Neck/Nose), RB Arian Foster (Illness), CB Johnathan Joseph (Illness), OLB Brooks Reed (Hip)

Full Participation in Practice
G Antoine Caldwell (Ankle), NT Shaun Cody (Back), ILB Bran Cushing (Ribs), DE J.J. Watt (Elbow)

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Out
None

Did Not Participate in Practice
T Cam Bradfield (Ankle), G Eben Britton (Ankle), RB Rashad Jennings (Knee), DE Austen Lane (Foot), DE George Selvie (Knee), LB Daryl Smith (Groin)

Limited Participation in Practice
CB Derek Cox (Hamstring)

Full Participation in Practice
CB Mike Harris (Hamstring), G Uche Nwaneri (Ankle)


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Jags’ Maurice Jones-Drew feeling fast, fresh

Posted by Nick Scurfield on September 12, 2012 – 1:33 pm

After an offseason holdout, Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew said Wednesday that he was 100 percent heading into Week 1 and feels “great” heading into Week 2 against the Texans.

Jones-Drew carried the ball 19 times for 77 yards (4.1 per carry) a 26-23 overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The three-time Pro Bowler did not participate in training camp because of a contract dispute and did not report to the Jaguars until a week before the start of the regular season.

“I was healthy, fast, fresh,” Jones-Drew said during a conference call with Houston reporters on Wednesday morning. “I felt great. I obviously played a little bit more than we thought I would. At the same time, my conditioning was there. Obviously, you still have to work. Everybody was a little gassed on some of those 18-play drives we had. We still have to keep working on that and as the season goes on, you’ll get in better game shape. We felt great. I know I did.”

New Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey said he didn’t plan to give Jones-Drew 19 carries on Sunday, but Rashad Jennings, who started the game, suffered a knee injury in the first half. Running back Montell Owens also was limited by a sore knee.

Jennings might not play against the Texans on Sunday, which would leave Jones-Drew in line for a bigger workload in his second game. Jones-Drew said he has a good relationship with Mularkey, the former Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator, and did not have difficulty with Mularkey’s playbook against Minnesota.

“All the pressure of learning the playbook, getting comfortable with the plays, the terminology, I thought that it went well,” Jones-Drew said.

Jones-Drew will be priority number one for the Texans’ defense on Sunday. The seventh-year running back led the NFL with 1,606 rushing yards in 2011 and has at least 1,300 rushing yards in each of the last three seasons.


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