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Take a look inside the numbers as the Houston Texans travel to Jacksonville for yet another pivotal AFC South matchup.

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Courtesy of NFL Communications, I give you these numbers, notes, and food for thought as your Houston Texans attempt to get back on the winning side of the things against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

SERIES

TEXANS

JAGUARS

SERIES LEADER

15-11

STREAKS

7 of past 9

COACHES VS. OPP.

Bill O’Brien: 2-0

Gus Bradley: 2-2

LAST WEEK

L 27-20 vs. Colts

L 38-31 at Buccaneers

LAST GAME

12/28/14: Jaguars 17 at Texans 23. Houston WR Andre Johnson records 134 rec. yards & TD. Texans QB Case Keenum passes for 250 yards & 2 TDs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/7/14: Texans 27, Jaguars 13. Houston RB Arian Foster rushes for 127 yards & TD. Texans DE J.J. Watt records 3 sacks.

REFEREE

Brad Allen

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Tom McCarthy, Adam Archuleta. SIRIUS: 136 (Hou.), 84 (Jax.). XM: 228 (Jax.). 

STATS

PASSING

Hoyer: 59-95-780-5-2-96.8

Bortles: 108-189-1299-10 (T3C)-4-87.2

RUSHING

Foster: 27-51-1.9-0

Yeldon (R): 81-291-3.6-0

RECEIVING

Hopkins: 42 (1C)-578 (1L)-13.8-3

Hurns: 27-430-15.9-3

OFFENSE

396.2

342.0

TAKE/GIVE

-8

-3

DEFENSE

339.8

363.0

SACKS

Watt: 4

Davis: 2.5

INTs

Demps, Moore: 1

Posluszny: 1

PUNTING

Lechler: 46.4

Anger: 45.4

KICKING

Novak: 11 (5/5 PAT; 2/3 FG)

Myers: 33 (9/10 PAT; 8/11 FG)

TEXANS:

Last week, QB BRIAN HOYER completed 24 of 31 (77.4 pct.) of his passes for 312 yards with 2 TDs and 1 INT, good for a 116.6 rating.

RB ARIAN FOSTER posted 118 scrimmage yards last week, including 9 catches for 77 yards. In 8 career starts versus the Jaguars, Foster averages 112 scrimmage yards per game (763 rush, 133 receiving, 896 total) and has 8 TDs (7 rush, 1 receiving).

In his past 3 games, WR DEANDRE HOPKINS has 28 catches for 427 yards and a TD, including a career-high 11 receptions for 169 yards last week. Hopkins has an active streak of 3 consecutive 100-yard receiving games and aims to join ANDRE JOHNSON (4) as the only Texans with 4 in a row.

WR CECIL SHORTS III aims for his fourth game in a row with 6+ catches.

WR NATE WASHINGTON (149) is set to play in his 150th career game.

In his past 10 games, J.J. WATT has 15 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, a safety, 6 PDs, and a TD catch. In 8 career games vs. the Jaguars, Watt has 11.5 sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, and 6 PDs. Since entering the NFL in 2011, Watt leads the league with 61 sacks.

LB BRIAN CUSHING leads the Texans with 40 tackles, including 8 last week.

JAGUARS:

Last week, QB BLAKE BORTLES passed for 303 yards with 4 TDs and 1 INT for a career-best 125.4 rating. Bortles has 2+ TDs in three of his past four games. Since entering the NFL in 2014, Bortles has averaged 7.6 yards per rush (70 attempts, 531 yards), best among NFL QBs during that span.

RB T.J. YELDON (Round 2, No. 36 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft) leads AFC rookies and ranks 3rd amongst NFL rookies with 291 rushing yards. He posted his first career TD catch last week.

In his past four games, WR ALLEN ROBINSON has 21 catches for 375 yards (93.8 yards per game) and 4 TDs.

WR ALLEN HURNS led the team with 116 receiving yards and a TD last week. Hurns aims for his fourth game in a row with a TD.

TE JULIUS THOMAS had 2 catches for 20 yards in his debut for the Jaguars last week.

LB TELVIN SMITH leads the Jaguars with 52 tackles, including a game-high 14 last week.

DT ROY MILLER III has at least half a sack in three of his past four games, including one sack last week versus Tampa Bay.

Since entering the NFL in 2007, LB PAUL POSLUSZNY is one of only three players with 12+ INTs (12) and 12+ sacks (12).

CB AARON COLVIN had 5 tackles and a sack last week. He's aiming for his third game in a row with a sack.

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