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NFL Game Summary - Houston at Jacksonville



(Sunday, November 27th)

Final Score: Houston 20, Jacksonville 13

Jacksonville, FL (Sports Network) - Rookie T.J Yates came in for an injured Matt Leinart and led the Houston Texans to a 20-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Making his first start since 2009, Leinart completed 10-of-13 passes for 57 yards and a touchdown before leaving in the first half with a shoulder injury. Yates connected on 8-of-15 passes for 70 yards in relief.

Starter Matt Schaub was placed on injured reserve earlier this week due to a foot injury. Leinart could also be out for the season if a report on NFL.com is accurate and he has a broken collarbone.

Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said X-rays were inconclusive. Leinart will have more tests done when the team gets back to Houston.

Arian Foster carried the ball 22 times for 65 yards and a touchdown for the AFC South-leading Texans (8-3), who have won five in a row.

Andre Johnson, who missed the last six games with a hamstring injury, caught just two passes for 22 yards.

"We found a way to win and that's the most important thing," Kubiak said. "I think they will find a way to fight through anything."

Blaine Gabbert completed 13-of-29 passes for 136 yards and an interception for the Jaguars (3-8), who have lost two in a row. Luke McCown connected on 7- of-11 passes for 62 yards.

Maurice Jones-Drew carried the ball 18 times for 99 yards in defeat.

"Offensively, we just are struggling to generate enough productivity to have any fun," Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said. "It's tough to win in this league when you're not scoring."

Jacksonville's defense came up with a surprising touchdown early on. Foster fumbled the football and Ashton Youboty sprinted 38 yards down the left sideline for Jacksonville's first defensive touchdown since October 5, 2008.

The Texans got on the board with 6:15 left in the first quarter. Foster's 43- yard run on third down put the ball inside the 20, and the running back capped the drive with a one-yard score.

The Jaguars almost had a touchdown early in the second period, but Marcedes Lewis dropped an easy touchdown pass on 2nd-and-goal from the three. The home team settle for a 21-yard Josh Scobee field goal with 10:41 left until half.

A 42-yard punt return from Jacoby Jones set up Houston at the 26, and Joel Dreessen caught a TD pass two plays later.

Johnathan Joseph then picked off Gabbert and returned the ball 29 yards to the Jacksonville 34, leading to a Neil Rackers 53-yard field goal for a 17-10 edge with 4:13 left.

After Scobee missed a 55-yard field goal, Yates led the Texans down the field. Rackers made a 33-yarder with two seconds remaining for a 20-10 lead at the half.

A scoreless third quarter featured six punts.

Gabbert was benched in the fourth period and McCown took over. An eight-play, 50-yard drive ended on a Scobee 35-yard field goal with 4:15 to play.

Jacksonville got the ball back with 3:04 remaining but a big sack on McCown resulted in a 13-yard loss, setting up a 3rd-and-27. Lewis got all but two of the yards back with a huge catch, but McCown's next throw fell incomplete.

Game Notes

Houston won both games against the Jaguars this season to take an 11-9 edge in the overall series between these divisional foes...Texans linebacker Connor Barwin set a franchise record with four sacks. Houston tied the franchise record with seven sacks in the game...Houston's five-game winning streak is the longest in team history in a single season. Houston won six consecutive games from the end of the 2009 season through the start of the 2010 season.

11/27 19:42:30 ET

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 2013 American Football Conference Standings 
East Division W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Div Conf
y-New England 12 4 0 .750 444 338 8-0 4-4 4-2 9-3
NY Jets 8 8 0 .500 290 387 6-2 2-6 3-3 5-7
Miami 8 8 0 .500 317 335 4-4 4-4 2-4 7-5
Buffalo 6 10 0 .375 339 388 4-4 2-6 3-3 5-7
 
North Division W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Div Conf
y-Cincinnati 11 5 0 .688 430 305 8-0 3-5 3-3 8-4
Pittsburgh 8 8 0 .500 379 370 5-3 3-5 4-2 6-6
Baltimore 8 8 0 .500 320 352 6-2 2-6 3-3 6-6
Cleveland 4 12 0 .250 308 406 3-5 1-7 2-4 3-9
 
South Division W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Div Conf
y-Indianapolis 11 5 0 .688 391 336 6-2 5-3 6-0 9-3
Tennessee 7 9 0 .438 362 381 3-5 4-4 2-4 6-6
Jacksonville 4 12 0 .250 247 449 1-7 3-5 3-3 4-8
Houston 2 14 0 .125 276 428 1-7 1-7 1-5 2-10
 
West Division W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Div Conf
y-Denver 13 3 0 .813 606 399 7-1 6-2 5-1 9-3
x-Kansas City 11 5 0 .688 430 305 5-3 6-2 2-4 7-5
x-San Diego 9 7 0 .563 396 348 5-3 4-4 4-2 6-6
Oakland 4 12 0 .250 322 453 3-5 1-7 1-5 4-8
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
 2013 National Football Conference Standings 
East Division W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Div Conf
y-Philadelphia 10 6 0 .625 442 382 4-4 6-2 4-2 9-3
Dallas 8 8 0 .500 439 432 5-3 3-5 5-1 7-5
NY Giants 7 9 0 .438 294 383 4-4 3-5 3-3 6-6
Washington 3 13 0 .188 334 478 2-6 1-7 0-6 1-11
 
North Division W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Div Conf
y-Green Bay 8 7 1 .531 417 428 4-3-1 4-4 3-2-1 6-5-1
Chicago 8 8 0 .500 445 478 5-3 3-5 2-4 4-8
Detroit 7 9 0 .438 395 376 4-4 3-5 4-2 6-6
Minnesota 5 10 1 .344 391 480 5-3 0-7-1 2-3-1 4-7-1
 
South Division W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Div Conf
y-Carolina 12 4 0 .750 366 241 7-1 5-3 5-1 9-3
x-New Orleans 11 5 0 .688 414 304 8-0 3-5 5-1 9-3
Atlanta 4 12 0 .250 353 443 3-5 1-7 1-5 3-9
Tampa Bay 4 12 0 .250 288 389 3-5 1-7 1-5 2-10
 
West Division W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Div Conf
y-Seattle 13 3 0 .813 417 231 7-1 6-2 4-2 10-2
x-San Francisco 12 4 0 .750 406 272 6-2 6-2 5-1 9-3
Arizona 10 6 0 .625 379 324 6-2 4-4 2-4 6-6
St. Louis 7 9 0 .438 348 364 5-3 2-6 1-5 4-8
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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