Jaguars-Texans Capsule

Jaguars-Texans Capsule
November 21, 2013, 1:07 pm
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JACKSONVILLE (1-9) at HOUSTON (2-8)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Texans by 10

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jacksonville 2-8, Houston 1-9

SERIES RECORD - Texans lead 13-9

LAST MEETING - Texans beat Jaguars 43-37, OT, Nov. 18, 2012

LAST WEEK - Jaguars lost Cardinals 27-14; Texans lost to Raiders 28-23

AP PRO32 RANKING - Jaguars No. 32, Texans No. 29

JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (32), PASS (22).

JAGUARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (32), PASS (24).

TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (12), PASS (9).

TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (23), PASS (1).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - These teams have two worst records in AFC and Jaguars are only team in NFL with just one win. ... Jaguars DE Jason Babin, first-round pick by Texans in 2004, has three sacks in two career games against Houston. ... Jaguars QB Chad Henne had 354 yards passing with four touchdowns in last game in Houston. ... RB Maurice Jones-Drew has run for touchdown in two straight games and has 10 career TDs rushing against Houston, tied for most against any team. ... WR Cecil Shorts needs six receptions to surpass career high of 55 receptions from last season. ... WR Mike Brown is averaging 17 yards per catch. ... Houston WR Andre Johnson needs 10 catches to become 15th player in NFL history to reach 900. He had career highs in receptions (14) and yards receiving (273) in his last game against Jacksonville. ... TE Garrett Graham's 136 yards receiving last week were most by tight end in franchise history. ... DE J.J. Watt has sack in four straight games. He leads NFL with 29 sacks since 2012 and has 4 1/2 in last three games against Jaguars. ... QB Case Keenum has four touchdowns and one interception in two starts at home. ... WR DeAndre Hopkins is second in NFL in yards receiving by rookie with 546.

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Texans - Team News
Alfred Blue - RB
Alfred Blue (ankle) is listed as probable for Week 9. He's ready to go as Arian Foster's caddie against the Eagles.
Oct 31 2:55PM Read More
Arian Foster - RB
Arian Foster (knee) is listed as probable for Week 9. He'll be all systems go against the Eagles' solid run defense.
Oct 31 2:54PM Read More
Andre Johnson - WR
Andre Johnson (ankle) is listed as probable for Week 9. Johnson is a legitimate WR1 against the Eagles' inconsistent secondary.
Oct 31 2:53PM Read More
Jadeveon Clowney - LB
Jadeveon Clowney (illness) is expected to miss Week 9 against the Eagles. Updating a previous item, Clowney appears to be over his early-season knee injury. But he is dealing with an illness. Clowney's absence is an upgrade to Nick Foles'...
Oct 31 1:11PM Read More
Alfred Blue - RB
Alfred Blue (ankle) remained limited in Thursday's practice. Arian Foster's caddie is in no danger of missing Week 9.
Oct 30 3:41PM Read More
Andre Johnson - WR
Andre Johnson (ankle) returned to Texans practice Thursday, getting in a limited session. Johnson was never in any danger of missing Sunday's game against the Eagles. With six teams on bye for Week 9, Johnson is a WR1.
Oct 30 3:40PM Read More
Arian Foster - RB
Arian Foster (knee) returned to Texans practice Thursday, getting in a limited session. The Texans are just managing their superstar back's reps. With DeMarco Murray facing the Cardinals' elite run defense, there's a case to be made for Foster as Week 9's No. 1...
Oct 30 3:39PM Read More
Alfred Blue - RB
Alfred Blue (ankle) was limited in Wednesday's practice. Blue got first-team reps with Arian Foster (knee) not practicing. The Texans also held out Andre Johnson (ankle) on Wednesday.
Oct 29 5:15PM Read More
Andre Johnson - WR
Andre Johnson (ankle) did not practice Wednesday. The Texans are limiting Johnson's reps for rest purposes. He didn't suffer any setbacks last week and should be fine for Sunday's game against the Eagles.
Oct 29 3:43PM Read More
Arian Foster - RB
Arian Foster (knee) did not practice Wednesday. It's a new injury for Foster. Coming off his three-touchdown performance, it's possible the Texans are getting him some rest. Foster will be a top-three running back in Week...
Oct 29 3:18PM Read More
Zac Diles - LB
Texans signed LB Zac Diles. CB Elbert Mack was waived in a corresponding roster move. Diles' addition is a sign the Texans aren't expecting Brian Cushing (knee) back for Week 9.
Oct 28 4:04PM Read More
Garrett Graham - TE
Garrett Graham was held without a catch in the Texans' Week 8 win over Tennessee. Graham was targeted just one time on the day, a seam shot from Ryan Fitzpatrick that predictably fell incomplete. Graham has been a very minor part of the offense, making...
Oct 26 4:53PM Read More
Andre Johnson - WR
Andre Johnson caught seven passes for 55 yards in the Texans' Week 8 win over the Titans. Johnson saw a team-high dozen targets. He was followed by Titans top CB Jason McCourty for much of the afternoon, leaving DeAndre Hopkins to work on sophomore Blidi...
Oct 26 4:44PM Read More
DeAndre Hopkins - WR
DeAndre Hopkins caught five passes for 95 yards in the Texans' Week 8 win over the Titans. Hopkins was targeted 11 times compared to 12 for Andre Johnson. Hopkins picked up chunk yards on all of his grabs, and was stopped at the five-yard line on one grab where...
Oct 26 4:24PM Read More
Alfred Blue - RB
Alfred Blue rushed for 42 yards on 14 carries in the Texans' Week 8 win over the Titans. Blue added a 22-yard catch. With the Texans clobbering the Titans late and Arian Foster having already piled up 173 yards and three touchdowns, Blue got plenty of run late...
Oct 26 4:11PM Read More

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