This Week In Photos: Titans v. Texans

"Hey, I'm on TV!" Gary Kubiak deserves some love with his 2/2 performance with the challenge flag. - Scott Halleran

Another week and another stunning comeback victory for your Houston Texans. Relive some of the best moments from Sunday's game against the Titans with superb high-res photography.

DeAndre Hopkins

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With the way the rookie played on Sunday, I thought he deserved his own section. The two catches you see above were nothing short of amazing. Add the fact that they were in overtime and one of them was the game-winner, and you can certainly start mapping out a spectacular career for young Hopkins.

He's exhibited the ability to be open, even when he's covered in tight man coverage. His leaping ability, concentration, and those enormous hands of his give him all the edge he needs to make cornerbacks like Jason McCourty look absolutely helpless.

Hopkins finished the game with seven catches, 117 yards and the game-winning score. His 12 targets tied him for the lead with Andre Johnson.

Offense

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Matt Schaub had an up-and-down game to put it nicely. He did throw for 298 yards and three touchdowns, but he did so very inefficiently with 54% accuracy and 6.5 yards per attempt. His two interceptions ended up putting 10 points on the board for the Titans.

I don't fault Schaub too much though, as the Titans' defensive line was certainly fierce. Despite the constant pressure, he never seemed to lose his composure and was able to go right down the field in overtime to snatch a victory in comeback fashion.

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Arian Foster ran well for 79 yards on 19 carries against the Titans, but his biggest run of the game doesn't even show up on his stat sheet. Pictured above is Foster stretched for the goalline on a two-point conversion attempt. It was a simple zone run out of the pistol formation, and he would need every inch possible to penetrate the end zone.

If it wasn't for Foster's fantastic effort and nose for the end zone, there would be no overtime heroics to gush over today.

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Ben Tate finished the day with nine carries for 93 yards, including a long of 60 in the first quarter. Tate continues to push Foster as he auditions for a new contract next year. Enjoy it while you can, Texans fans, because it's hard for me to imagine the front office whipping out the big bucks for a second running back.

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Owen Daniels showed off his velvety soft hands on this fingertip touchdown catch. He finished the game with just two catches and 24 yards on five targets. Meanwhile, Garrett Graham had three catches, 30 yards and a score on five targets of his own.

The talented tandem of tight ends are a godsend for Schaub both in passing and running the ball.

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The Great One, Andre Johnson, made a fantastic catch over McCourty late in the game. Not pictured is Bernard Pollard barreling down the field about to try to blast him into the stands. Andre is stronger than that, though, and had an incompletion correctly overturned on review.

Needless to say, we're all waiting on news from the team on Andre's condition. He finished the game with eight catches and 76 yards.

Brian Cushing

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Brian Cushing was dominant yesterday. His instincts are clearly taking over as his mind forgets about the season-ending knee injury he suffered last year. I'm so happy to see this beast back on the field.

Cushing finished the game with a team-leading 11 tackles, two sacks, two quarterback hits, and four tackles for a loss. Does his performance in these past two games put him in early talks for Defensive Player of the Year? Why not?

Defense

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I think Kareem Jackson's struggles during the Titans' 99-yard touchdown drive were a bit overstated. On the deep pass down the sideline, Jake Locker correctly read the gap in coverage between Jackson's zone and Danieal Manning's zone; credit to him for that. The "defenseless receiver" penalty Jackson committed was egregious, though. He should know better than that by now.

Overall, I'm confident in Jackson moving forward. It's going to be interesting to see how a new contract shapes up for him in the future.

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Joe Mays and the rest of the Texans' defense had a great day overall against the Titans' running game, holding them to a mere 3.6 yards per carry and no scores. They also scored a safety by stuffing a Chris Johnson run in the end zone.

Running attacks seem to get stronger as a game progresses, but it was just the opposite for the Titans; Chris Johnson had very few running lanes towards the end of the game.

Special Teams

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This picture says it all, no? Randy Bullock had an abysmal day kicking the ball, going 0/3 on field goal attempts. Just out of reflex, I'm going to cringe every time I see him trot out for an attempt.

In comparison, Shane Lechler was a Greek god with his masterful punting. It seemed like he was pinning the Titans inside the 10 on nearly every punt, and his one touchback was only about two feet into the end zone. I'm actually eager to see him punt... amazing.

Vanilla Ice

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Apparently, Vanilla Ice nailed it yesterday during halftime. Check out the video. Good for him.

Fans & Cheerleaders

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