Chiefs rally from 24-0 hole to beat Texans 51-31 in playoffs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are back in the AFC championship game. How they returned to the brink of their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years was unlike anything anybody could have imagined. After digging a 24-0 hole against Houston early in the second quarter Sunday, Mahomes […]

Texans roar past Bills for 22-19 win in OT

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score in regulation and then led the winning drive in overtime as the Texans added another comeback to Houston playoff history by rallying from a double-digit second-half deficit for a 22-19 victory over the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the […]

Winning Watson prepared to lead Houston Texans into playoffs

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson doesn’t remember a time when he wasn’t competing. Whether it was trying to outrun his older brother while taking out the trash as a child or running away from defenders during a game of flag football he had the same mentality. “It’s definitely in my DNA to go out there […]

Saints chasing NFC’s top seed rally to beat Titans 38-28

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Drew Brees threw for 279 yards and three touchdowns and Alvin Kamara ran for two TDs as the New Orleans Saints kept their chase of the NFC’s No. 1 seed alive by rallying from a 14-point deficit to beat the Tennessee Titans 38-28 Sunday. The Saints (12-3) had to win after […]

Texans win AFC South title with victory over Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Houston Texans aren’t satisfied with being AFC South champions for the fourth time in five years. They feel as if they’re just getting started and donned T-shirts Saturday declaring: “The South Is Not Enough.” “This is not the ultimate goal. This is one goal to get us to where we […]

Texans take control of AFC South by beating Titans 24-21

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Houston Texans took charge in the fourth quarter, and now they have control of the AFC South with two games remaining. The defending division champs are looking for Houston’s fourth AFC South title in six years under coach Bill O’Brien. The Titans haven’t won this division since 2008, and Mike […]

Lock throws 3 TDs in first half as Broncos beat Texans 38-24

HOUSTON (AP) — Denver coach Vic Fangio expected to see some improvement from rookie quarterback Drew Lock on Sunday in his second career start. He didn’t dream he’d see this big of a jump. Lock threw for 309 yards and three touchdowns, Kareem Jackson had an interception and returned a fumble 70 yards for a […]

Watson throws 3 TDs, catches another; Texans top Pats 28-22

Watson throws 3 TDs, catches another; Texans top Pats 28-22

Image: Houston Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills (12) pulls in a pass in front of New England Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones (31) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson has long admired Tom Brady for […]

Houston DE Watt out for season with pectoral injury

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt sustained a season-ending injury to his pectoral muscle on Sunday in a win over the Oakland Raiders. Watt was injured in the second quarter of Houston’s 27-24 win and tweeted afterward that he was done for the season. His tweet said: “This game can be beautiful […]