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Rookie QB Lock leads Broncos after win in NFL debut

Dec. 5, 2019 8:08 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — It wasn't that long ago that Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was in the position Denver's Drew Lock is in now. Watson was thrust into the starting role after the season was underway as a rookie in 2017, just as Lock was last week for the Broncos. Watson made his debut in the middle...

Von Miller says sprained MCL could keep him out vs Texans

Dec. 5, 2019 4:59 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos star linebacker Von Miller says he won't go on IR because of a sprained left MCL that ended his 95-game starting streak. But he's not sure if he'll start a new streak Sunday when the Denver Broncos (4-8) visit the Houston Texans (8-4). "I'm still taking it day by day,"...

Broncos-Texans Capsule

Dec. 5, 2019 3:55 PM EST

DENVER (4-8) at HOUSTON (8-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Texans by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Broncos 7-5, Texans 6-6 SERIES RECORD — Broncos lead 4-3 LAST MEETING — Texans beat Broncos 19-17, Nov. 4, 2018 LAST WEEK — Broncos beat Chargers 23-20; Texans beat Patriots...

Matt LaFleur built his NFL foundation in Washington

Dec. 4, 2019 6:10 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers on Sunday will host the Washington Redskins, a club Packers coach Matt LaFleur knows all too well. LaFleur's first NFL job was with the Houston Texans. He was hired as an offensive assistant in 2008 by then Texans coach Gary Kubiak after LaFleur spent a season...

Second down a focal point as Patriots prepare for Chiefs

Dec. 4, 2019 6:03 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots coach Bill Belichick had much to lament about his team’s loss to the Texans last week. But one thing that stuck out was how his defense struggled to defend the pass on second down. It will again be a focal point this week as New England (10-2) crafts a game plan it...

Patriots have much to clean up with Chiefs up next

Dec. 2, 2019 8:32 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Issues on offense have been a recurring theme for the Patriots this season. The saving grace has been a defense that put up historic numbers in guiding New England to an 8-0 start. But for the second time in four games an opponent found a way to score points against that once...

Watson shines, Texans look to build on win over Pats

Dec. 2, 2019 7:23 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Once again Deshaun Watson starred in prime time, and on this occasion it helped the Houston Texans to their first win over the Patriots since 2010. "I can't say enough about his willingness to improve, his work ethic, his resiliency," coach Bill O'Brien said. "The biggest thing about Deshaun...

Brady has frustrating night as Patriots fall to Texans 28-22

Dec. 2, 2019 1:36 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady was hit, hurried and harassed by the Houston Texans on Sunday night in a loss that kept the New England Patriots from becoming the first AFC team to clinch a playoff spot. Deshaun Watson threw three touchdown passes and had the first TD reception of his career, and the Texans...

Watson throws 3 TDs, catches another; Texans top Pats 28-22

Dec. 2, 2019 1:13 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson has long admired Tom Brady for his talent and resilience. He beat him Sunday night by not only throwing touchdown passes, but by catching one, too. “I told them I'm an athlete ... the more you can do, the longer you play in this league,” he said. “So I can...

Patriots missing 2 players against Texans because of illness

Dec. 1, 2019 7:35 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are without two players on Sunday night against the Houston Texans because of an illness that swept through the locker room this week. Tight end Ryan Izzo and offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor are both inactive because of the illness. Also inactive for New England...