Houston Falls 27-20 to Jaguars - Recap
|Houston Falls 27-20 to Jaguars - Recap|
Maurice Jones-Drew ran for 103 yards as Jacksonville handled Houston by a score of 27-20 on Thursday at EverBank Field.
The Jaguars were a 3-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 43.5.
Chad Henne completed 12 of 27 pass attempts for 117 yards and 2 TDs for the Jaguars in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Ben Tate rushed for 53 yards for Houston, while Case Keenum added 13 yards. Matt Schaub threw for 198 yards for the Texans, while receivers Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins had 154 and 76 yards respectively.
Jacksonville was outgained by Houston 406-281 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-18 by the Texans.
The time of possession battle favored Houston as their offense was on the field for 35:22, longer than the 24:38 of their opponents.
Jacksonville heads into a Week 15 battle against the Bills. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indianapolis.