HOUSTON - Will Fuller had a tiebreaking 67-yard punt return for a touchdown and the Houston Texans earned a 27-20 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday in their first game without J.J. Watt.
It was the first time Houston (3-1) had played without its star defensive end since the 2010 season after Watt , who is out for the season after back surgery, had started 83 straight games since being drafted in 2011.
Fuller also had 81 yards receiving and a touchdown.
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Here is a look at some of the headlines and top social media posts on Sunday's game:
"We've got to keep pushing forward," Jadeveon Clowney said. "He's (J.J. Watt) a big part of our team, but we can't let one guy keep us from pushing forward and trying to win games. Today we came out here and got the win and that's what we wanted to do."
Bill O'Brien's wife is mad...but it's ok, we in the media still love you. pic.twitter.com/V7GJvsHyEz— Daniel Gotera (@DTGoteraKHOU) October 2, 2016
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"Houston quarterback Brock Osweiler can look so good sometimes, but he can also look really bad. His two picks against the Titans were awful plays where he had no business throwing the football. But he did make a lot of plays, including throwing two touchdown passes. I think he's going to be a maddening quarterback at times for the Texans."
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"In sitting down during the national anthem (and later kneeling), he has helped to spark a movement; a movement that I intend to further; a movement which has been a long time coming; a movement that will only end when, collectively, we start to listen to one another and empathize with those who we assume that we share little in common."
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"On Sunday, the first with head coach Bill O’Brien taking over the offensive play calling, the tight ends were a focal point of the Texans offense."
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Former Texans star receiver Andre Johnson caught three passes for 33 yards, all on the same drive early in the second half.
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Texans at Vikings (Opening line: Vikings, -6 points)
Current line: Vikings (-6 points). Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler has thrown at least one interception in every game he's played in this season, which means no one should be surprised if he struggles against the Vikings. The Vikings against an AFC team is almost always a safe bet: Minnesota is an NFC-best 10-3 ATS vs. AFC teams since 2013. The Texans are 4-9 straight-up against the NFC since the beginning of 2013. These teams have only met a total of three times ever, with Minnesota holding a 3-0 lead.