Texans vs Redskins Final: 30-27 - Recap
The Texans got a 3-TD performance from Matt Schaub as Houston handed Washington a 30-27 defeat on Sunday at FedExField.
The Texans were a 2.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 43.5.
Arian Foster rushed for 69 yards, while Steve Slaton added 14 yards in the win. Andre Johnson and Kevin Walter added 158 and 144 receiving yards respectively.
Clinton Portis rushed for 33 yards for Washington, while Mike Sellers added 0 yards. Donovan McNabb threw for 426 yards for the Redskins, while receivers Santana Moss and Joey Galloway had 89 and 88 yards respectively.
Houston outgained Washington 526-421 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-21 by the Texans.
Washington lost the time of possession battle 39:49/31:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Houston heads into a Week 3 battle against the Cowboys. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.