Texans-Redskins Preview Capsule

Nov 4, 2018; Denver, CO, USA; IHouston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) following the win over the Denver Broncos at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
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HOUSTON (6-3) at WASHINGTON (6-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE — Redskins by 1

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Texans 4-5, Redskins 6-3

SERIES RECORD — Tied 2-2

LAST MEETING —Texans beat Redskins 17-6, Sept. 7, 2014

LAST WEEK — Texans had bye, beat Broncos 19-17 on Nov 4; Redskins beat Buccaneers 16-3

AP PRO32 RANKING —Texans No. 9, Redskins No. 11

TEXANS OFFENSE — OVERALL (14), RUSH (11), PASS (18)

TEXANS DEFENSE — OVERALL (9), RUSH (6), PASS (16)

REDSKINS OFFENSE – OVERALL (26), RUSH (10), PASS (25)

REDSKINS DEFENSE – OVERALL (17), RUSH (5), PASS (25)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Texans have won past two meetings. Redskins last beat Texans in 2006. … AFC South-leading Houston has won six in row since 0-3 start. … QB Deshaun Watson‘s 36 touchdown passes are second most in NFL history in first 16 games after Kurt Warner’s 39. … Watson has back-to-back 200-yard passing games but has not thrown for 300-plus since Week 5. … Only five teams have allowed more sacks than Texans’ 30. … RB Lamar Miller has 100-plus yards rushing and TD in two of past three games. … WR DeAndre Hopkins coming off 10 catches for 105 yards and TD in Week 9. … Hopkins’ four games with 10-plus catches, 100-plus yards and TD are most in league since start of 2017. … Hopkins has five TD catches over past four games. … WR Demaryius Thomas had three catches for 61 yards in Texans debut vs. Broncos after trade from Denver. … DE J.J. Watt has nine sacks in past seven games. … DE Jadeveon Clowney has three sacks in past three games. … S Justin Reid had career-high nine tackles vs. Broncos. … Redskins lead NFC East by two games over Eagles and Cowboys. … QB Alex Smith had 100.5 rating and TD pass last week at Tampa Bay. … RB Adrian Peterson has 251 yards rushing and TD in three career meetings. … WR Josh Doctson has TD catches in back-to-back games. … Jordan Reed is one of four tight ends with 200-plus catches and 20-plus receiving TDs since 2015. … Redskins’ defense has forced turnover in 13 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. … DL Matt Ioannidis leads team with 7 1-2 sacks. … LB Ryan Kerrigan has sacks in consecutive home games. … S D.J. Swearinger facing Houston team that drafted him in second round in 2013 and cut him after two seasons. Swearinger tied for second in league with four interceptions. … Fantasy tip: Injury to Redskins CB Quinton Dunbar opens up possibility of big game for Thomas even as Josh Norman shadows Hopkins.