Texans WR Washington has big day in return to Tennessee

Nate Washinton caught three passes for 42 yards and a touchdown against the Titans on Sunday.

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Houston Texans wide receiver Nate Washington had a memorable return to Nashville with a big afternoon in Houston’s 34-6 win over the Tenneesse Titans on Sunday.

Washington, who spent six seasons with the Titans before signing as a free agent with the Texans las April, caught three passes for 42 yards, including a 13-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter.

The 11-year-veteran, who said he would’ve liked the opportunity to remain in Tennessee, addd that making an impact against his former team was import to him.

Via the Houston Chronicle:

“It definitely meant a lot,” Washington said. “It didn’t end well, coaching staff wise, but this city and those players over there, they always believed in me. The fans here, I received nothing but love when I walked out of that tunnel.

“Unfortunately, it just didn’t go the right way with the organization, but that’s the way the game goes sometimes. That’s the business end of it.”

Washington may not have been pleased with the way things ended with the Titans, but he’s found himself in a pretty good situation with Houston. The Texans on track to clinch the AFC South title next week while Tennessee is 3-12.

The 32-year-old has 46 receptions for 652 yards and four touchdowns this season.

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