Jaguars at Texans Week Eight Capsule

SERIES LEADER Series tied, 9-9  
STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Del Rio: 8-8 Kubiak: 5-5
LAST WEEK W 12-7 vs. Ravens W 41-7 at Titans
LAST GAME 1/2/11: Jaguars 17 at Texans 34. Houston QB Matt Schaub completes 18 of 22 passes for 253 yards & 129.7 passer rating. Texans RB Arian Foster rushes for 180 yards & 2 TDs.
BROADCAST CBS (12:00 PM CT): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon.  SIRIUS: 112 (Jax.), 92 (Hou.).  XM: 225 (Hou.).



PASSING Gabbert (R): 69-143-810-4-2-69.4 Schaub: 137-224-1,893 (3C)-12 (T2C)-5-96.8 (2C)
RUSHING Jones-Drew: 148-677 (1C)-4.6-2 Tate: 92-466-5.1-1
RECEIVING Thomas: 28-309-11.0-1 Daniels (TE): 27-355-13.1-3
OFFENSE 252.4 400.6 (2C)
TAKE/GIVE -2 +6 (2C)
DEFENSE 299.7 302.9
SACKS Roth: 3 A. Smith: 4.5
INTs Lowery: 2 Joseph: 3
PUNTING N. Harris: 41.6 Hartmann (R): 42.7
KICKING Scobee: 48 (6/6 PAT; 14/14 FG) Rackers: 62 (1C) (20/20 PAT; 14/15 FG)


JAGUARS:  Have won 3 of past 4 against Texans…Rookie QB BLAINE GABBERT (No. 10 overall) recorded 1st NFL win as starter vs. Ravens last week…Since ’10, RB MAURICE JONES-DREW averages 95.3 rush yards per game, 2nd-best in NFL (ARIAN FOSTER, 97). Seeks 8th straight game with 80+ rush yards. Leads AFC & ranks 2nd in NFL with 677 rush yards (ADRIAN PETERSON, 712). In past 3 vs. Texans, Jones-Drew has 2 100-yard rushing games (119, 100) & 5 rush TDs…WR MIKE THOMAS had career-best 149 rec. yards vs. Texans on 11/14/10. WR JASON HILL has 2 TD catches in past 3…TE MARCEDES LEWIS (192) needs 8 rec. to reach 200 career…LB PAUL POSLUSZNY leads team with 59 tackles…CB RASHEAN MATHIS has 2 INTs in past 3 on road vs. Hou…DE JEREMY MINCEY has 2 sacks in past 3…CB DREW COLEMAN posted 1st INT of season last week…TEXANS:  Club is 6-3 vs. Jaguars at home…Hou. aims for 4th straight win vs. AFC South…In 6 career starts vs. Jaguars, QB MATT SCHAUB has completed 133 of 187 passes (71.1 pct.) for 1,640 yards with 10 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 109 rating. Aims for 3rd straight game with 100+ passer rating vs. Jax. (121.1, 129.7)…RB ARIAN FOSTER became 1st player since BRIAN WESTBROOK (9/23/07) to have at least 100+ rush yards & 100+ rec. yards & TD rushing & receiving in game last week. Rushed for 180 yards on 31 att. (5.8 avg.) with 2 TDs in last game vs. Jax. Aims for 5th straight game with at least 100+ scrimmage yards (166, 184, 101, 234). RB BEN TATE posted 3rd 100-yard rush game of season last week (116, 103, 104)…WR ANDRE JOHNSON has 85 career rec. vs. Jax., tied for most vs. any opponent (85 vs. Ten.). Johnson (698) needs 2 catches to reach 700 in 2nd-fewest games (120) in NFL history (MARVIN HARRISON, 114 games)…TE OWEN DANIELS aims for 3rd straight game with TD vs. Jax…Defense is tied for AFC-best 19 sacks (Bal, 19)…Rookie LB BROOKS REED (2nd round, No. 42) registered 1st sack of career last game. LB BRIAN CUSHING leads Texans w/ 47 tackles.

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