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3-3, 3rd in AFC South
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3hSarah Barshop

Texans left tackle Brown ends holdout, reports

Texans left tackle Duane Brown, who missed voluntary and mandatory offseason programs and did not report at the start of training camp, has ended his holdout and reported to NRG Stadium.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

At 3-3, the Texans are still very much competing for the AFC South, thanks to rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson. Houston has been searching for a franchise quarterback, so regardless of what happens this season — and there's plenty to play for — more importantly, the Texans have hope for the future with Watson under center.

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3dSN Staff

Help us rank best NFL celebrations of 2017

The league loosened its rules surrounding celebrations this season, leading to plenty of fun through six weeks. Which has been your favorite thus far?

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans CB Johnathan Joseph is the AFC Defensive Player of the Week after he had two interceptions, a TFL and three passes defensed in Houston's 33-17 victory over the Browns.

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Power Rankings: Houston bounces back

Sure, it was against the Browns. But the Texans rebounded impressively, regaining much of the ground they lost a week ago.

ESPN Stats & Info

FPI: Texans' playoff hopes jump

Houston's chances at reaching the postseason continue to be a roller-coaster ride. After dwindling to 6.6 percent following the Week 1 throttling by Jacksonville, the Texans' chances are above 40 percent for the first time since the preseason.

Steelers rebound, Packers tumble in Power Rankings (1:00)
Riddick says Texans and Titans are on top of AFC South (1:03)
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7dSN Staff

Vote: The best and worst from Sunday in the NFL

Which performance from Sunday in the NFL stood out the most? What was the biggest surprise? And how will the Packers fare without their quarterback?

Saturday says Watson is playing 'lights-out' football (2:01)
Watson continues brilliant play (0:49)
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Watson torching opponents with play-action

Deshaun Watson threw two touchdowns off of play-action on Sunday for the third consecutive game, the first time a QB has done so in the last 10 seasons. His eight play-action TD passes this year lead the NFL and are twice as many as Texans QBs had in all of 2016. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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8dPatrick McManamon

Browns' Jackson isn't buying Watson text story

Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson seemed perplexed by a report during the game broadcast on CBS that he had texted Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson the day of the draft and said, "be ready."

Team Stats

Passing Yards206.225th
Rushing Yards137.73rd
Points For29.23rd
Points Against24.526th

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