Texans Beat Raiders 27-14 In AFC Wild Card Game

Osweiler reclaimed his starting job when Tom Savage suffered a concussion last week at Tennessee and he made the most of his second opportunity, passing for 168 yards and a touchdown.

"The coaches really felt that there were other things that were kind of contributing, and that there wasn't going to be a big change based on changing the quarterback, so we stayed the course with it, " Del Rio said. "We'll just continue to play as a unit". It was a tough draw for him, " Del Rio said.

With MVP contender Derek Carr out with a broken leg, and backup Matt McGloin sidelined by a shoulder injury, Cook was the first QB to make his initial National Football League start in the playoffs. Mario Edwards is dealing with an illness, while on the offensive side, left tackle Donald Penn has been declared out. On that one, Osweiler led the Pro Bowl receiver up the righ sideline, putting the ball where only Hopkins could toe-tap in for the lovely catch and big gain. Savage had taken over for an ineffective Osweiler late in the season. Oakland got a stop after that, but Corey Moore intercepted Cook on the next possession.

Oakland cornerback David Amerson believes things would have been different if not for the team's injuries. The stats favor the Seahawks, who have won their last nine home playoff games and face a Lions team that ended the regular season on a three-game losing streak to lose the NFC North title.

"What we want to do is respond like men and go in there full of energy and belief and fight our butts off". "We knew we were going to play well". Osweiler would capitalize on a play-action call to scamper right into the end zone to give them the 27-to-7 lead.

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"Get to the quarterback", Clowney said of his team's mission Saturday. He was not great, but he was good enough to keep drives moving, along with their impressive run game. We have a good scheme and more importantly than that, we have a bunch of good players. The pass never got there as Clowney read the play and tipped the ball up in the air before coming down with the interception.

A three-and-out with under three minutes to go in the first half would cost the Raiders, giving the ball back to Brock Osweiler and the Texans offense. Houston RB Lamar Miller is expected to play after missing two games with an ankle injury. Worse yet, the Raiders were down 20-7 at that point.

After a scoreless third quarter, Osweiler scored a rushing touchdown to take the Texans' into a 20-point lead. They failed to get a first down on their first 11 attempts.

Houston's defense routinely stacked eight and nine defenders in the box daring Cook to throw the ball.


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