Seahawks-Texans Capsule

Seahawks-Texans Capsule
September 26, 2013, 2:06 pm
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SEATTLE (3-0) at HOUSTON (2-1)

1 p.m. EDT, FOX

OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seattle 3-0, Houston 0-3

SERIES RECORD - Series tied 1-1

LAST MEETING - Texans won 34-7, Dec. 13, 2009

LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat Jaguars 45-17; Texans lost to Ravens 30-9

AP PRO32 RANKING - Seahawks No. 2, Texans No. 11

SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (8), PASS (16)

SEAHAWKS DEFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (12), PASS (1)

TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (9), PASS (9)

TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (9), PASS (2)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Seahawks aim for first-ever 4-0 start. Seattle has won eight consecutive games dating back to last season and has outscored opponents 279-87 in that span. ... Seattle is tied for second in NFL with 10 takeaways. ... Seattle DT Clinton McDonald had career-best 1 1/2 sacks last week. ... Seahawks QB Russell Wilson tied career high with four touchdown passes last week. ... Seattle CB Richard Sherman has five interceptions and two touchdowns in his past seven games. ... Coach Pete Carroll coached Houston LB Brian Cushing at USC. ... Houston RB Arian Foster has four 100-yard rushing games in last six meetings with NFC teams. ... Texans are 17-6 when Foster has at least 100 yards rushing. ... Safety Ed Reed, who made Texans debut last week, leads active players with 61 career interceptions. ... Houston WR Andre Johnson had 11 receptions for 193 yards and two touchdowns in only game against Seahawks. ... Houston DE J.J. Watt has 7 1/2 sacks in eight career games against NFC teams. ... Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins leads all rookies with 18 catches for 243 yards. ... Houston has won five of last six games at home in September.

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Texans - Team News
DeAndre Hopkins - WR
DeAndre Hopkins (hand) is probable for Week 7. The Texans listed Hopkins on the injury report, but his status was never in doubt. He'll be a WR3 for Monday night against the Steelers.
Oct 18 2:54PM Read More
Arian Foster - RB
Arian Foster (groin) is probable for Monday night's game against the Steelers. Foster was limited on Thursday, but practiced in full the last two days. He should have another heavy workload against a Steelers defense that's allowing 4.4 yards per carry...
Oct 18 2:48PM Read More
Andre Johnson - WR
Andre Johnson (ankle) was upgraded to full in Saturday's practice and is listed as probable for... Johnson is good to go for Monday night's matchup with the Steelers. He's Rotoworld's No. 15 receiver this week.
Oct 18 2:39PM Read More
Jadeveon Clowney - LB
Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) is listed as questionable for Monday night's game against... Clowney got in two limited practices this week, but said he still "can't run laterally." He could be held out in an attempt to get fully healthy for Week 8. If...
Oct 18 2:20PM Read More
Jadeveon Clowney - LB
Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) returned to practice Friday. It was Clowney's first practice since undergoing knee surgery in Week 1. He's expected to be a game-time decision for Monday night. Clowney will likely be on a limited snap...
Oct 17 6:08PM Read More
Arian Foster - RB
Arian Foster (groin) was upgraded to full in Friday's practice. Foster suffered a groin injury in last Thursday's loss to the Colts, but his Week 7 status isn't in doubt. He should be fine for Monday night against the Steelers.
Oct 17 6:02PM Read More
Andre Johnson - WR
Andre Johnson (ankle) remained limited in Friday's practice. The Texans are limiting Johnson's practice reps, but he's expected to play on Monday night. Johnson is Rotoworld's No. 15 receiver this week.
Oct 17 5:53PM Read More
DeAndre Hopkins - WR
DeAndre Hopkins is listed on the Week 7 injury report with a hand issue, but is practicing in... Hopkins must have tweaked something in last week's loss to the Colts. It won't affect his WR3 status for Week 7.
Oct 16 4:22PM Read More
Andre Johnson - WR
Andre Johnson (ankle) was limited in Thursday's practice. The Texans have made a habit of limiting Johnson's practice reps, but he hasn't been limited in games. He'll be a WR2 for Monday's game against the Steelers.
Oct 16 4:20PM Read More
Arian Foster - RB
Arian Foster was limited in Thursday's practice with a groin injury. It's a new ailment for Foster, but it doesn't appear to be anything that's going to cast doubt on his status for Monday night's game against the Steelers. It's never wise to...
Oct 16 4:19PM Read More
Jadeveon Clowney - LB
Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) will be a game-time decision for Monday's tilt with the... "It's getting closer to game time and we'll know better as we move closer to game time," coach Bill O'Brien said Thursday. "If he were to play against...
Oct 16 3:41PM Read More
Jadeveon Clowney - LB
Coach Bill O'Brien said OLB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) has a 50-50 chance of returning to the... The Texans and Steelers play on Monday night. Clowney has been sidelined since going down with a torn meniscus in the season opener. J.J. Watt is single-handedly carrying...
Oct 15 9:28AM Read More
Jadeveon Clowney - LB
Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) is targeting Week 7 against the Steelers to return. Clowney is recovering from surgery to repair a torn meniscus. The first overall pick in May's draft would add a needed edge presence with J.J. Watt wreaking havoc up front....
Oct 10 2:32PM Read More
Alfred Blue - RB
Alfred Blue rushed three times for 22 yards in Houston's Week 6 loss to the Colts. Blue was only called on when all-world workhorse Arian Foster needed a breather. Blue is a pure handcuff. He has no standalone value.
Oct 9 11:49PM Read More
Garrett Graham - TE
Garrett Graham was held without a catch on one target in Houston's Week 6 loss to the Colts. It almost appears as if Graham is being phased out of the Texans' offense, as he's now been targeted just twice over his past two games. Graham is emphatically off the radar...
Oct 9 11:47PM Read More

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