Texans rally late, shock Redskins in OT thriller
Matt Schaub threw for 497 yards. Donovan McNabb threw for 426.
Needless to say, the last team to have the ball won the game.
Neil Rackers kicked a 35-yard field goal 11:36 into overtime, and Matt Schaub's 497 set a franchise record Sunday as the Houston Texans improved to 2-0 with a 30-27 win over the Washington Redskins.
Schaub moved the Texans 41 yards in seven plays on the winning drive, with Joel Dreessen making a leaping, turnaround grab of a 28-yard pass to move the ball to the Washington 18 to set up Rackers' kick.
Schaub completed 38 of 52 passes with three touchdowns and one interception for the Texans, who overcame a 27-10 deficit late in the third quarter to give the team wins in its first two games of the season for only the second time in team history. Andre Johnson had 158 yards receiving and tied a career high with 12 catches, including a touchdown. Kevin Walter caught 11 passes for 144 yards with one score.
Arian Foster, who rushed for 231 yards in the Texans' win over Indianapolis, had 69 yards on 19 carries and caught three passes for 69 yards.
Both quarterbacks threw for more than 400 yards, the first time that's happened in an NFL game since 1994. Donovan McNabb completed 28 of 38 passes for 426 yards with one touchdown for the Redskins, who are 1-1 under new coach Mike Shanahan.