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DETROIT - The Texans troika of quarterback Matt Schaub, receiver Andre Johnson and running back Arian Foster ignited a rally that produced another come-from-behind overtime victory that devastated the Detroit Lions on Thursday. Schaub threw for 315 yardUpvote Share Tweet
Reliant's new turf to get heavy high school playoff dutyReliant's new turf to get heavy high school playoff duty With Reliant Stadium getting artificial turf for the first time, the home of the Texans will feature six games over two days this weekend. The Tigers played in the first high school game at Relian…Upvote Share TweetDETROIT — When Texans kicker Shayne Graham saw the football bounce off the right upright after Lions kicker Jason Hanson attempted a game-winner, he had one simple thought. “I can’t wait for another chance,” Graham said. “That’s the first thinUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 22, 2012DETROIT (AP) The left cleat of Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh connected with Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in his groin area in their Thanksgiving game.Upvote Share TweetDETROIT — Everybody watching Texans running back Justin Forsett in the third quarter learned a valuable lesson in the 34-31 overtime victory: Never give up on a play. Forsett was tackled by the Lions, but he didn’t think he was down, so he kept goingUpvote Share TweetQB: A- For the second time in five days, Matt Schaub brought the Texans from behind to win an overtime game. Also, for the second week in a row, he was able to overcome an interception in overtime. He threw for 315 yards and one touchdown. RB: A- Arian …Upvote Share TweetChicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler practiced on a limited basis Thursday for the first time since he suffered a concussion late in the first half of the team's game against the Houston Texans on Nov. 11.Upvote Share Tweet
Andre Johnson: Best back-to-back everDETROIT -- Andre Johnson outdid his favorite receiver, Calvin Johnson, Sunday in the Texans’ 34-31 overtime win over the Lions Thursday. Andre Johnson also followed up his career best 14-catch, 273-yard game against Jacksonville with another big day: NiUpvote Share Tweet
As good as the early game was, second game as slowprofootballtalk.com Nov 22, 2012With a little luck, you planned your Thanksgiving dinner for about 15 minutes ago. After a frantic back-and-forth first game between the Texans and Lions, the Cowboys and Redskins are the tryptophan coma portion of the day. A scoreless tie at the end of…Upvote Share TweetShayne Graham's 32-yard field goal with 2:21 left overtime lifted the Houston Texans to a 34-31 win over Detroit on Thursday after the Lions' coach made a costly mistake in regulation.Upvote Share Tweet1. The Texans, who claimed a 34-31 win, their second overtime win in four days, have finally become residents of Clutch City. Oh, they have sported the name Houston since their inception, but a Clutch City address is reserved for those special citizens …Upvote Share TweetJason Hanson’s game-winning 47-yard field goal attempt bounced off the right upright, as the Lions missed out on the victory. Lions cornerback Chris Houston intercepted Matt Schaub, setting up the Lions at the Texans’ 41-yard line with seven minutes lUpvote Share Tweet
Epic 97-yard Texans drive ties game at 31The Texans used an epic 15-play, 97-yard drive to score the game at 31 with 1:55 remaining. Andre Johnson had four catches for 64 yards on the game-tying scoring drive, capped off by a 1-yard Arian Foster. Johnson had three catches on third or fourth do…Upvote Share Tweet
Texans tie score 24-24 on field goalShayne Graham kicked a 45-yard field goal to tie the score 24-24 with 2:36 left in the fourth quarter. The drive covered 40 yards in seven plays and took three minutes.Upvote Share TweetThe Texans-Lions Thanksgiving Day matchup was marked by controversy on both sides of the field Thursday.Upvote Share TweetDETROIT — The Texans are losing 21-14 at halftime of an entertaining Thanksgiving game because their defensive backs, especially Alan Ball, can’t cover Calvin Johnson. For whatever reason, Ball has stuck with Johnson, who has five catches for 103 yardUpvote Share TweetHouston linebacker Brooks Reed has left its game against the Detroit Lions with a groin injury. His return is questionable.Upvote Share Tweet
Owen Daniels’ TD catch ties score at 14Texans tight end Owen Daniels caught a nine-yard touchdown pass from Matt Schaub to tie the score at 14 with 2:11 left in the first half. The key play on the drive, which went 75 yards on eight plays in 3:49, was a 43-yard juggling catch by Andre Johnso…Upvote Share Tweet
Ball’s failed interception grab costs TexansFor Alan Ball, it was both a great play and a terrible mistake. On first-and-goal from the 5-yard line, Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford threw a fade route to the corner of the end zone for Calvin Johnson. Ball, the Texans cornerback, was in perfect…Upvote Share Tweet
Texans cannot slow MegatronDETROIT -- What’s the attraction of the Alan Ball-Calvin Johnson matchup for Wade Phillips? That’s the question we’re all wondering at halftime at Ford Field, where the Lions lead the Texans 21-14. Johnathan Joseph typically follows a team’s bestUpvote Share Tweet
Lions' Backus inactive, ending 186-game streakDetroit Lions offensive tackle Jeff Backus is inactive against the Houston Texans, ending his 186-game starting streak.Upvote Share TweetA short week wasn’t enough for cornerback Johnathan Joseph to recover fully from a hamstring strain last week. Joseph is inactive against the Detroit Lions today and Alan Ball will start in his place. The Texans will also be without nose tackle Shaun CoUpvote Share Tweet
RTC: Barwin's unique view of DetroitHappy Thanksgiving! We're reading the coverage in Detroit... Houston Texans Starting in fourth grade, seeking a bigger challenge in youth basketball, Connor Barwin left suburban Hazel Park to play on a team in a racially segregated Detroit metro area, w…Upvote Share Tweet
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster: 'The heart of this team is just resilient'Nov 22NFL Network reporter Albert Breer catches up with Houston Texans running back Arian Foster after the team's second overtime win in five days to ask how the team continues to play at a high level.
Texans Get Controversial Win Over LionsNov 22The Texans improved to 10-1 after an overtime win over the Lions.
Texans vs. Lions highlightsNov 22The Houston Texans defeated the Detroit Lions 34-31 in overtime on Thanksgiving Day as Matt Schaub threw for 315 yards in his team's Week 12 victory.
Shayne Graham 32-yard game winning field goalNov 22Texans kicker Shayne Graham nails a 32-yard kick in overtime to seal the win for the Texans over the Lions 34-31.