Redskins at Texans NFL Week One Capsule

WASHINGTON REDSKINS AT HOUSTON TEXANS

SERIES

REDSKINS TEXANS
SERIES LEADER 2-1
STREAKS 2-1
COACHES VS. OPP. Gruden: 0-0 O’Brien: 0-0
LAST GAME 9/19/10: Texans 30 at Redskins 27 (OT). Houston QB Matt Schaub throws for 497 yards & 3 TDs. Texans WRs Andre Johnson & Kevin Walter combine for 302 rec. yards & 2 TDs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/24/06: Redskins 31, Texans 15. Washington RBs Clinton Portis & Ladell Betts combine for 210 rushing yards, 105 receiving yards & 3 rushing TDs.
BROADCAST FOX (12:00 PM CT): Thom Brennaman, David Diehl, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 117 (Was.), 137 (Hou.). XM: 229 (Hou.).

2013 STATS

PASSING Griffin III: 274-456-3,203-16-12-82.2 Fitzpatrick (Ten.): 217-350-2,454-14-12-82.0
RUSHING Morris: 276-1,275 (3C)-4.6-7 Foster: 121-542-4.5-23-1
RECEIVING Garçon: 113 (1L)-1,346 (3C)-11.9-5 A. Johnson: 109 (3L)-1,407-12.9-5
OFFENSE 369.7 347.3
TAKE/GIVE -8 -20
DEFENSE 354.1 317.6 (2C)
SACKS Hatcher (Dal.): 11 Watt: 10.5
INTs Hall: 4 Joseph: 3
PUNTING Way (Pre.): 42.9 Lechler: 47.6
KICKING Forbath: 80 (26/26 PAT; 18/22 FG) Bullock: 104 (26/26 PAT; 26/35 FG)

NOTES

REDSKINS: QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III passed for 3,203 yards last year & has 3,000+ pass yards in each of 1st 2 NFL seasons. Since 2012, is only player in NFL with 6,000+ pass yards, 90+ rating & 1,300+ rush yards. Pro Bowl RB ALFRED MORRIS rushed for 1,275 yards last year, his 2nd consecutive 1,200-yard season. Has 20 rush TDs in 1st 2 seasons… WR PIERRE GARÇON led NFL with franchise-record 113 catches last year. Had 1,346 rec. yards, his 1st career 1,000-yard season. Had 5+ catches in all 16 games in 2013. Pro Bowl WR DE SEAN JACKSON set career-highs last season with Phi. with 82 catches & 1,332 rec. yards. Tied career-best with 9 rec. TDs. Since entering NFL in 2008, averages 17.2 yards per catch, 2nd highest mark in NFL (min. 300 rec.)…Since entering NFL in 2011, LB RYAN KERRIGAN is 1 of 2 players in NFL with 20+ sacks (24.5) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). Last season, Pro Bowl LB BRIAN ORAKPO had 10 sacks. Was only NFC player in 2013 with 10+ sacks & INT-TD. LB PERRY RILEY, JR. led team with 112 tackles last season. DE JASON HATCHER had career-best 11 sacks in 2013 with Dal. CB DE ANGELO HALL is 3rd among active players with 43 INTs…TEXANS: QB RYAN FITZPATRICK has started 77 of 85 career games for 4 teams (St.L., Cin., Buf., Ten.), passing for 16,790 yards & 106 TDs. In past 2 vs. Was., has completed 37 of 56 passes (66.1 pct.) for 471 yards with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT for 102.6 rating…Since 2010, RB ARIAN FOSTER leads AFC with 4,806 rush yards (90.7 per game). In past 10 vs. NFC, has 1,296 scrimmage yards (893 rush, 403 rec.) & 10 TDs (7 rush, 3 rec.). Had 138 scrim. yards in last meeting (69 rush, 69 rec.)…WR ANDRE JOHNSON (10) is tied with HOFer JERRY RICE for most games with 10+ catches & 150+ rec. yards in NFL history. For career, Johnson averages 6 rec./game, best in NFL history (min. 100 games). WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS had 802 rec. yards in 2013, 2nd among NFL rookies…Since 2012, DE J.J. WATT leads NFL with 31 sacks. Has 7.5 sacks in past 8 vs. NFC. Rookie LB JADEVEON CLOWNEY (No. 1 overall) makes NFL debut. 2-time All-America selection at South Carolina finished NCAA career with 24 sacks in 3 seasons.


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