Houston Texans Upset New England Patriots

A lot of people thought the New England Patriots were going to roll on over on the road against the Houston Texans on Sunday night football and completely dominate. Well, New England had a 3-0 lead over Houston in the first-quarter and Bradley Roby picked off Tom Brady to set the Texans up with tremendous field position.

It led to a Deshaun Watson 14-yard touchdown pass to Duke Johnson Jr. and Houston went onto win the game by a score of 28-22.

Watson was tremendous throughout the entire game. He completed 18-of-25 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns. Deshaun Watson rushed for -1 yards on four carries. He also caught one pass for six yards receiving and a touchdown.

Johnson Jr. rushed for 36 yards on nine carries. He also caught five passes for 51 yards receiving.

In the second quarter, Watson threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Darren Fells. Fells caught two passes for 23 yards receiving and a touchdown.

In the third-quarter, Deshaun Watson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Stills. Stills caught three passes for 61 yards receiving and a touchdown.

DeAndre Hopkins was the leading receiver in this game for Houston with five receptions for 64 yards receiving.

Will Fuller V was held to one reception for eight yards receiving.

Jordan Akins caught one pass for 19 yards receiving.

Carlos Hyde struggled on the ground. He rushed for 17 yards on five carries. Hyde also caught one pass for five yards receiving.

Tom Brady threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to James White in the third-quarter (missed the extra point).

Hopkins threw a 6-yard touchdown pass on an option play to Deshaun Watson in the fourth quarter.

Brady threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to James White in the fourth-quarter (missed 2-point conversion). White rushed for 79 yards on 14 carries. He also caught eight passes for 98 yards receiving and two touchdowns.

With less than 55 seconds remaining in regulation, Tom Brady threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Julian Edelman.

Brady completed 24-of-47 passes for 326 yards three touchdowns and one interception. He also rushed for 13 yards on one carry.

Edelman caught six passes for 106 yards and one touchdown. He also rushed for -7 yards on one carry.

Jakobi Meyers caught three passes for 46 yards receiving.

The tight end production has been MIA so far this season.

Matt LaCosse only caught one pass for 24 yards receiving.

Benjamin Watson only caught one pass for 23 yards receiving.

Sony Michel rushed for 45 yards on 10 carries.

Mohamed Sanu was held in check in this game with three receptions for 14 yards receiving.

Phillip Dorsett caught two passes for 15 yards receiving.

Rex Burkhead rushed for 15 yards on three carries.

Rob Gronkowski has been dearly missed in this offseason. They are going to need to find a way to bring back wide receiver Antonio Brown.

This offense is totally inept right now.

They also had a chance to recover an onside kick attempt and New England got the bounce they needed, but the kick went out of bounds.

It is going to get interesting from here for them. The New England Patriots now drop to the number two seed in the AFC.

The Baltimore Ravens (10-2) are now the number one seed in the AFC at the moment because Baltimore beat New England head-to-head in Week 9 by a score of 37-20.

The Ravens took down the San Francisco 49ers (10-2) on a 49-yard field goal by Justin Tucker as time expired on Sunday afternoon by a score of 20-17.

The Houston Texans remain in the third spot in the AFC. They have the same record as the Kansas City Chiefs, but Houston beat them head-to-head in Week 6 by a score of 31-24.

The Texans are one game ahead of the Tennessee Titans (7-5) for first place in the AFC South. These two teams will play each other twice in the final three weeks of the regular season. The AFC South race will be very tight until the very end. We will see what happens moving forward.

The New England Patriots (10-2) will have another big game at home next Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs (8-4).

Houston (8-4) will host the Denver Broncos (4-8) next Sunday.

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