DESHAUN Watson matched his vocation large with 5 landing passes to guide the Houston Texans to their fifth straight victory, 42-23 about the Miami Dolphins on Thursday evening.
The Texans (five-three) have remaining their -three start out at the rear of with their longest solitary- year successful streak given that reeling off 6 victories in a row in 2012. Watson threw landing passes of 13, two, 73, 49 and two yards to give him 34 vocation scoring passes to shift in advance of Dan Marino (32) for next-most by in NFL heritage soon after 15 online games.
Miami’s Brock Osweiler, who experienced one particular rough year in Houston soon after signing a $72 million deal in 2016, threw for 241 yards with an interception in his 3rd straight start out in area of wounded starter Ryan Tannehill.
Kenyan Drake experienced a landing operate and landing reception for the Dolphins (four-four). They dropped for the next straight 7 days.
Rookie Jordan Thomas caught the 1st two landing passes of his vocation, DeAndre Hopkins experienced 82 yards getting and two scores and Will Fuller included 124-yards getting and a landing.
Texans working back again Lamar Miller, who grew up in Miami and expended his 1st 4 seasons with the Dolphins, experienced 133 yards dashing and a landing for his next straight 100-lawn sport.
Houston led by eight when Watson threw a 49-lawn landing go to Hopkins on the 1st enjoy of the fourth quarter to make it 35-20.
Watson discovered the fast Fuller in entrance of the defence for a 73-lawn landing that remaining Houston up 28-17 late in the 3rd quarter. It was the longest landing go of Watson’s vocation and the longest reception of Fuller’s. Fuller has caught 11 landing passes in 11 vocation online games with Watson.
The Dolphins applied a 41-lawn discipline aim to minimize the guide to 28-20 with much less than a moment remaining in the 3rd quarter. That rating arrived soon after a push showcasing a insane 46-lawn go by Osweiler.
He threw the ball to Jakeem Grant, who dropped it soon after staying strike by two Texans defenders, but it sailed down the discipline and into the fingers of DeVante Parker for the huge obtain.
A 58-lawn operate by Miller bought the Texans to the nine-lawn line early in the 3rd quarter. Houston prolonged the guide to 21-10 when Watson discovered Thomas yet again, this time on a two-lawn go.
The Dolphins applied some trickery afterwards in the 3rd quarter when Osweiler pitched a lateral to Danny Amendola, who threw a 28-lawn landing go to Drake to minimize the guide to 21-17.
Hopkins scored his next landing on a two-lawn reception with about 8 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, but his most amazing enjoy of the evening arrived on a capture that did not depend.
Hopkins achieved back again and grabbed the ball with one particular hand and weaved it among his legs in the air prior to crashing to the floor. But it was introduced back again soon after he was named for go interference.