NFL

Watson and the Texans Cruised Past the Jaguars in a Lopsided 30-14 Victory

Riding a 486 yards total offensive output, the Houston Texans cruised past the Jacksonville Jaguars in a lopsided victory of 30-14, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 in NRG Stadium in Houston. Contributing to this victory, Deshaun Watson threw the football for 359 yards, and three touchdowns. The Texans also had a rushing game that produced 129 yards and no rushing touchdowns.

Watson helped the Texans in this victory by attempting 35 passes and completing 25 of them. This led to a final QB production of 359 yards, two interceptions and three touchdowns for the game.

The Texans deployed a rushing game led by Duke Johnson and David Johnson. For the game, Johnson carried the ball three times and rushed for eight yards, leading to zero touchdowns. Johnson supplemented by carrying the ball 17 times for a total of 96 yards. In the passing game, the Texans’ top receivers were Brandin Cooks and Will Fuller. Cooks caught eight passes for a total of 161 yards, while Fuller contributed with 58 yards from four passes.

On the defensive side of the football, the Texans produced one forced fumble, one tackle for loss, four sacks and no defensive touchdowns.

For the losing team, Gardner Minshew II finished the game completing 31 of 49 passes to lead the way for the Jaguars. This performance by Minshew II led to a QB rating of 94.00, and game stats of 301 yards, no interceptions and two touchdowns.

The rushing game for the Jaguars was led by Chris Thompson and James Robinson. For the game, Thompson rushed for seven yards from carrying the football two times. Meanwhile Robinson carried the ball 13 times for a total of 48 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Jaguars included Chris Conley and Laviska Shenault Jr.. Conley caught two passes for a total of 58 yards, while Shenault Jr. contributed with 79 yards from seven passes.

In a losing effort, the Jaguars defense contributed with one sack , one forced fumble, two tackles for loss, and no defensive touchdowns for the game.

The Texans walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 1-0. The Jaguars on the other hand, dropped to 0-1 for the season.