Former Clemson standout Deshaun Watson expected to start for Texans

Former Clemson standout Deshaun Watson expected to start for Texans

There were also four turnovers that helped the Jaguars picked up the win and the visitors must correct those mistakes if they are going to win on the road. Despite the return of start defensive end J.J. Watt, limited to three games last season due to back surgery, Houston allowed 155 yards rushing in the 29-7 loss to Jacksonville.

"We have to get better, but I'm never going to come in here and tell you what we're going to do one way or another". Bill O'Brien's first season offered a brief respite from the string of defeats.

According to Smith, no team in the last 100 years began a year with six quarters without a score-a fate the Bengals avoided with a pair of Randy Bullock field goals in the second quarter. I've only seen so much and have so much more to see and experience to be able to get to the top, where I want to be. Dalton, who grew up in the Houston suburb of Katy, has struggled throughout his career against the Texans' in-your-face defense.

But, you may say, the Texans' offensive line was the problem. With both Texans cornerbacks injured in the fourth quarter, Green was targeted just once. Texans fans may be excited to see their potential quarterback of the future already on the field, but Houston is playing a unsafe game rolling the dice with Watson so soon. "You disguise because that's intimidating when you've got guys out there moving around, talking".

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Now he gets a chance to build from the ground up with his new starter under center, while Tom Savage takes on a backup role. Marvin Lewis has been there, done that. "I just knew I had to make a play", Watson told NFL Network after the 13-9 win.

Some good news for the Bengals was that at least their defense had a strong game. Veteran left tackle Duane Brown is holding out., and center Nick Martin was playing in his first game last week after missing his rookie season in 2016 with an injury. "Him and I have some things we need to work on to improve, but I think we did some good things out there".

While attempting to chase down arguably the fastest player on the field, Houston Texans DE Jadeveon Clowney got a chance to show off his own speed. They've been fully healthy during the horrid 0-2 start. They've been shut out in back-to-back games only once in their 50-year history, during the 2000 season.

CHANGES NEEDED: Receiver A.J. Green insisted that the Bengals need to do a better job getting the ball to their playmakers in the crucial moments.