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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Deshaun Watson made one big play after another to rally the Houston Texans back from a 13-point deficit to take the lead only to watch the defense let it slip away.The Texans missed an opportunity to clinch the AFC South and lost control of the No. 2 seed when Jake Elliott kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired to give the Philadelphia Eagles a 32-30 victory on Sunday.Houston would secure the division title with a victory against Jacksonville next week. They need the Patriots to lose or tie to get a first-round bye. But they own at least a wild-card spot because Pittsburgh lost to New Orleans later Sunday.“We just have to go out there and win next week Brandon Dunn Jersey ,” J.J. Watt said after being held to only three tackles and no sacks. “We can’t worry about anything else.”Watson was 29 of 40 for 339 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for 49 yards and two scores.Down 29-16 in the fourth quarter, the Texans started their comeback after recovering Josh Adams’ fumble. Watson threw a 14-yard TD to DeAndre Hopkins to cut the deficit to 29-23 with 4:48 left and the Texans got the ball back at their 20 after a three-and-out.Watson made an incredible escape on third-and-11 and threw 22 yards to Jordan Akins for a first down at the Philadelphia 34.On third-and-11, he hit Vyncint Smith deep in the back of the end zone. Smith made an outstanding catch, and dragged his feet to stay inbounds.“He played great the last two drives,” Texans coach Bill O’Brien said. “He’s just got incredible instincts, he sees things well, he hangs in there, he’s tough. The football field for him is heaven on earth. Obviously we have a strong belief in him and what he can do.”The Texans had a tough time moving the ball until the fourth quarter and the absence of Lamar Miller hurt their rushing attack. Alfred Blue and D’Onta Foreman had 13 yards on 11 carries.“I think the ball in (Watson’s) hands is the best thing for our offense and for our football team Womens Deshaun Watson Jersey ,” O’Brien said. “But we have to figure out how to run the ball better. I have to figure it out because it hasn’t been good enough.”Watt and the rest of Houston’s defense blamed themselves for the loss after giving up 519 yards and allowing the Eagles to go 4 for 4 on fourth downs.“I’ll put that on my shoulders,” Watt said. “The offense did a great job giving us a chance, and we just didn’t get a stop at the end. I’ll take that as a leader of the defense. We have to get a stop.”“As long as we get in, then it’s a new season,” Watson said before the clinching was official. “My mentality is whoever we have to play, wherever we have to play, we are going to play all four quarters. All that stuff is irrelevant. We have to focus on Jacksonville, get everyone healthy and try to win the next game and see what happens.”The Texans lost wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (right leg) and cornerbacks Kareem Jackson (knee) and Kayvon Webster (thigh) in the game. Thomas was carted off the field in the fourth quarter and his injury appeared most serious.Houston Texans Sign Greg Mancz To Two-Year Extension Yesterday afternoon http://www.thetexanslockerroom.com/authe...son-jersey , the Houston Texans extended Greg Mancz for two more years. The details of this contract haven’t been released yet. Earlier this offseason, the Texans placed a second round tender low round tender on Mancz to ensure he would remain in Houston despite his restricted free agent status. The Texans’ back-up interior offensive lineman has started at both center and guard in Houston, but with Zach Fulton and Senio Kelemte signed to play guard this offseason and Nick Martin’s ankle working again, Mancz has been relegated to the bench. This re-signing is interesting. Mancz has been adequate at both guard and center positions. He’s been better at center, however. Unless the Texans are running a predominantly outside zone heavy run scheme, Mancz doesn’t have the size to move the mountainous defensive clogs in the run game. The Texans have Martin under contract for two more years, but with his injury history, it’s important to have someone on the roster who is competent. Mancz has been slightly more than that. Additionally Jon Weeks Jersey White , if Kelemete turns out to be a complete disaster, the Texans could cut him after this season and save $2.5 million in cap space. If both Martin and Kelemete are strong and play well, it doesn’t really matter that Mancz is around. But injuries can always happen. Having a player who can play both guard and center is extremely valuable. I don’t know how much Mancz will play this season, or if he will play at all over the next two years. The contract he signed will probably be for about $8 million over two years; if it is, that will be a nice deal for a utility player who can sub in and play well if the fire alarm is pulled. The Texans did a good thing by doing this thing.
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