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Week 10 - Texans (35) - Redskins (0)

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  1. obwhite

    obwhite Who Dat Nation!

    Oct 8, 2009
    Week 10 - Texans (35) - Redskins (0)

    Texans Ground Redskins


    This game got out of hand way to early. Steve Slaton broke a 49 yards run on the second play of the game to give the Texans an early 7-0 lead. Soon after, the Redskins would fumble the ball and the Texans would hit a wide open Owen Daniels from 10 yards out to make it 14-0 halfway thru the first quarter. On the ensuing kick-off, the Skins would fumble the ball and let the Texans recover in the redzone. They would use rookie D. Middlebrook to punch it in from 5 yards out. Then the texans would score again after another turnover from 1 yard out to make the score at the end of the 1st quarter 28-0.

    The Texans put the game on cruise control after that, they would score once more to open the second quarter but then the subs came in and would spend the second half of the game running out the clock. The texans had several more opportunities to punch it in, but decided not to and would punt the ball away inside the 30 and also let the clock expire before the half from the 3 yard line.

    The SHOCKER from this game was that the Redskins only gaiened 103 TOTAL yards in the entire ball game. And bigger than that was that they NEVER passed the ball. NOT ONCE! Texans coach obwhite said after the game "I've never seen a team just not want to throw, it seemed like we were selling out for the run, if they would have gone over the top once or twice it probably coulda been a ballgame!"

    That's exactly what the Texans would do all game, they stayed in there base 4-3 package, except on 3rd and long, and the Redskins decided to live and die by the running game. The Texans only gave up 5 first downs in the ball game and didn't give up the first one until the 3rd quarter.

    Game Stats

    Matt Schaub - 4 of 5, 52 yards, 1 TD
    No passing stats available for Redskins

    Steve Slaton - 19 carries, 164 yards, 2 TD's
    D. Middlebrook - 14 carries, 59 yards, 1 TD
    Vonte Leach - 6 carries, 9 yards, 1 TD

    Josh Williams - 19 carries, 80 yards
    Brandon Jacobs - 7 carries, 18 yard

    Andre Johnson - 1 catch 8 yards
    Owen Daniels - 2 catches, 27 yards, 1 TD
    Kevin Walter - 1 catch, 17 yards


    Defensive Stats

    Forced Fumbles
    Antonio Smith - 1
    Xavier Adibi - 1
    Eugene Wilson - 1

    Mathias Kiwanuka - 1 (Texans recover)

  2. Emmdotfrisk

    Emmdotfrisk Working half days on my days off.

    Oct 8, 2009
    lol, its never a ballgame with a 35-0 start especially when ur first real possession is with a 28-0 deficit.

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