NFL Week 12 Game Capsule: Texans v. Jaguars

One game does not undo a career's worth of returning kicks nine yards deep in the end zone, Keshawn. - Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

A look inside the history and numbers of Texans-Jaguars as the 2-8 (ugh) Houston Texans prepare to host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon at Reliant Stadium.

Courtesy of NFL Communications, I give you these numbers, notes, and food for thought as your 2-8 Houston Texans steel themselves for the onslaught that is the 2-8 Jacksonville Jaguars at Reliant Stadium on Sunday:

JAGUARS

TEXANS

SERIES LEADER

13-9

STREAKS

Past 5

COACHES VS. OPP.

Bradley: 0-0

Kubiak: 9-5

LAST WEEK

L 27-14 vs. Cardinals

L 28-23 vs. Raiders

LAST GAME

11/18/12: Jaguars 37 at Texans 43 (OT). Houston QB Matt Schaub passes for 527 yards & 5 TDs, including 48-yard TD pass to WR Andre Johnson with 2:01 remaining in OT.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/18/12

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 117 (Jax.), 108 (Hou.). XM: 230 (Hou.).

PASSING

Henne: 173-283-1,885-4-9-72.2

Keenum: 70-126-992-8-1-99.0

RUSHING

Jones-Drew: 157-455-2.9-4

Tate: 122-543-4.5-1

RECEIVING

Shorts: 50-629-12.6-1

A. Johnson: 72 (2L)-966 (2C)-13.4-5

OFFENSE

278.0

378.0 (3C)

TAKE/GIVE

-7

-11

DEFENSE

391.6

286.1 (1L)

SACKS

Babin: 3

Watt: 8.5

INTs

Posluszny: 2

4 tied: 1

PUNTING

Anger: 46.5

Lechler: 48.8 (2L)

KICKING

Scobee: 47 (11/11 PAT; 12/13 FG)

Bullock: 69 (18/18 PAT; 17/26 FG)

JAGUARS:

In last game at Hou., QB CHAD HENNE passed for 354 yards with 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 126.8 rating. In career vs. Hou., Henne has 6 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 87.1 rating. Had season-long 62-yard TD pass to TE DANNY NOBLE vs. Ari…

RB MAURICE JONES-DREW aims for 3rd straight game with rush TD. Has 80 TDs (67 rush, 11 rec., 2 return), tied for 5th-most among active players. Has 67 career rush TDs, most in club annals. Has 10 rush TDs vs. Texans, tied for most vs. any opponent…

WR CECIL SHORTS had 3 rec. for 81 yards, incl. 67-yard TD rec. in last game vs. Hou. Shorts (50) needs 6 rec. to surpass career-best of 55 in ’12. Rookie WR ACE SANDERS had career-high 8 rec. last week. WR MIKE BROWN is averaging 17 yards per catch in 2013 (17 rec. for 289 yards)...

TE MARCEDES LEWIS tied career-best with 2 TD rec. in last game vs. Hou…

DE JASON BABIN was selected No. 27 overall by Hou. in 2004 NFL Draft. Spent 3 seasons with Texans. Has 3 sacks in 2 career games vs. Hou. Babin aims for 3rd straight game with sack…

LB PAUL POSLUSZNY leads team w/ 88 tackles. Had INT & FF in last game vs. Hou…

TEXANS:

QB CASE KEENUM has 4 TDs vs. 1 INT & 102.7 rating in 2 career starts at home…

RB BEN TATE averages 6.5 yards per carry vs. Jaguars (22 att., 142 yards)…

WR ANDRE JOHNSON posted 19th career game with at least 10 catches & 100+ rec. yards, most in NFL history. Averages 123.8 rec. yards per game at home this season (619 total). Had career-best in rec. (14) & rec. yards (273) in last game vs. Jax. Johnson (890) needs 10 catches to become 15th player in NFL history to reach 900 career. For career, Johnson averages 82.6 rec. yards per game, 2nd-best in NFL history (min. 100 games).

WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS is 2nd among NFL rookies in receiving yards (546)…

TE GARRETT GRAHAM had 136 rec. yards last week, most by TE in game in Texans history…

Defense allows NFL-low 286.1 yards per game…

DE J.J. WATT aims for 5th straight game with sack. Since 2012, Watt leads NFL w/ 29 sacks. Watt has 4.5 sacks in past 3 games vs. Jax. Posted 9th career game with 2+ sacks last week…

PR KESHAWN MARTIN had career-long 87-yard PR-TD vs. Oak.

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