The Texans have turned 0-3 into 4-3, and are now the only team standing atop the AFC South mountain. The Jaguars surprisingly couldn’t stop the run this game. Allowing long drives in the first half. One of which ended in celebration with DeAndre Hopkins beating Jalen Ramsey inside off the line of scrimmage to catch a rare redzone touchdown pass. You can do that? All of this running made Lamar Miller a 100 yard rusher.
Down, the Jags are a different team. Blake Bortles has to do more than they want him to do, and they don’t want him to really do anything at all other than throw seven yard crossing routes and scramble for third downs. Scramble he did. And on these scrambles he fumbled twice, and Houston recovered each. After the second one Bortles, flabbergasted, stood on the sideline when the valiant prince Cody Kessler came in to save the day, and he too was slain by the dragon. The comeback never happened. Attempting to make this a one possession game, Kessler moved the ball into Houston territory, but a pass bounced off Yeldon’s fingers, and into Tyrann Mathieu’s hands. A game that was already over became officially over.
The Texans are now 4-3. They play Miami on Thursday Night.