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Texans-Redskins Preview Capsule

November 15, 2018

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.

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