The Houston Texans really made a statement in their win over the Cleveland Browns as they has a dominant 23-point first half which led them to the victory.
Nine straight wins by the Houston Texans has a good ring to it and on Sunday the Texans achieved that feat by defeating the Cleveland Browns by a 29-13 score at NRG Stadium in front of their home fans.
Houston looked very strong on the defensive side of the football, and on offense the combination of quarterback Deshaun Watson to wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins was on point yet again. Watson finished with 22-of-31 for 224 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions, while Hopkins made some exciting catches for a game of seven receptions for 91 yards.
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Though the Texans didn’t score a touchdown in the second half, they did have two impressive field goals from Ka’imi Fairbairn in the final two quarters. For the game he was 5-for-5 in field goal kicking and 2-for-2 in extra points.
The nine-straight wins by the Texans is the current longest winning streak in the NFL and with the win they also have a three-game lead in the AFC South over the Indianapolis Colts who lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars, 6-0.
With four games left on the the schedule the Texans are well in command of the division and they’ve done so after starting 0-3. They are the only team in the history of the NFL to go from three straight losses to nine-straight wins.
As a team against the Browns in Week 13 the Texans continued to show they have very talented players and are a team to be reckoned with in the final month of the regular season.
Check back with the Toro Times for more coverage on the Texans and the Week 13 victory.