Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans Game Day Highlights

Style Magazine Newswire | 10/3/2016, 8 a.m.
Texans' game notes from their victory over the Titans
Houston Style Magazine's sports photographer Semetra Samuel is usually the one capturing the action. This rare shot puts her in the game.

THE TEXANS…

· Improved to 3-1 overall and 3-0 at home this season

· Improved to 21-15 overall and 13-6 at home under Head Coach Bill O’Brien (2014-16) in the regular season

· Extended their home winning streak to four games, dating back to Week 17 of the 2015 season, which ties a franchise record

· Extended their winning streak over the Titans to five games, dating back to 2014, which is Houston’s longest streak in the all-time series

· Improved to 14-15 overall and 8-7 at home against the Titans

· Won their 100th all-time regular season game, dating back to 2002

· Won their sixth consecutive game over AFC South opponents, dating back to Week 6 of the 2015 season

· Notched over 200 net passing yards in a first half for the first time since Sept. 29, 2013 against Seattle (226)

· Recorded 178 total net yards in the first quarter, which tied for the third-highest first quarter total in Texans history. Their 10 first downs also tied a franchise record in the first quarter

· Scored a touchdown on the opening drive of the game for the first time this season

· Scored touchdowns on their first two offensive possessions of the game for the first time since Week 12 of the 2015 season against New Orleans (11/29/15)

SCORING PLAYS

· 1st Quarter – QB Brock Osweiler threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to TE C.J. Fiedorowicz on the opening drive of the game to give the Texans a 7-0 lead

· 1st Quarter – Osweiler completed a 5-yard touchdown pass to WR Will Fuller V on Houston’s second offensive possession of the game, extending the team’s lead to 14-0

· 2nd Quarter – K Nick Novak made a career-long 53-yard field goal in the second quarter to give the Texans a 17-3 advantage

· 2nd Quarter – Novak connected on a 45-yard field goal to give Houston a 20-17 lead going into halftime

· 3rd Quarter – WR Will Fuller V scored on a 67-yard punt return, giving the Texans a final 27-20 lead

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

· The following six Texans players were captains for the game: ILB Brian Cushing, CB Kareem Jackson, P Shane Lechler, OLB Whitney Mercilus, T Derek Newton and QB Brock Osweiler

· The following seven Texans players were inactive for the game: G Oday Aboushi, TE Stephen Anderson, T Duane Brown, RB Jonathan Grimes, DE Joel Heath, WR Braxton Miller and QB Brandon Weeden

· The following Texans player was active, but did not play in the game: QB Tom Savage

· Tennessee won the toss and deferred to the second half. Houston elected to receive the ball to start the game

TEXANS INDIVIDUAL NOTES

CB A.J. BOUYE

· Tied a single-game career-high with three passes defensed and contributed with two tackles on defense and one on special teams

· The last time he posted three passes defensed in a game was against Baltimore on Dec. 21, 2014

DE JADEVEON CLOWNEY