Thanksgiving Day Game: Houston Texans at Detroit Lions

HOUSTON TEXANS (3-7)
AT DETROIT LIONS (4-6)

WEEK 12 // THURSDAY, NOV. 26, 2020 // 12:30 PM ET // FORD FIELD // REFEREE: SHAWN SMITH

ON THE AIRWAVES:

TV: CBS (12:30 PM ET): Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson (field reporter)
NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Ryan Radtke, Ross Tucker
SIRIUS: 82 (Hou), 83 (Det) | XM: 226 (Hou), 225 (Det), 88 (National)

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Texans lead all-time series, 3-1
STREAKS: Texans have won past 3
LAST GAME: 10/30/16: Lions 13 at Texans 20
LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/22/12: Texans 34, Lions 31 (OT)

HOUSTON TEXANS LEADERS

W 27-20 vs. New England LAST WEEK

Romeo Crennel: 0-1 COACH VS. OPP.

22.7/27.2 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

358.9 OFFENSE

Deshaun Watson: 233-338-2883-20-5-108.6 PASSING

Deshaun Watson (QB): 54-269-5.0-2 RUSHING

Will Fuller: 47-708-15.1-6 RECEIVING

411.7 DEFENSE

J.J. Watt: 4 SACKS

Vernon Hargreaves, Bradley Roby: 1 INTs

-4 (5/9) TAKE/GIVE

Bryan Anger: 47.4 (42.5) PUNTING (NET)

Ka’imi Fairbairn: 71 (23/24 PAT; 16/19 FG) KICKING

DETROIT LIONS LEADERS

LAST WEEK L 20-0 at Carolina

COACH VS. OPP. Matt Patricia: 0-0

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 22.7/28.7

OFFENSE 342.9

PASSING Matthew Stafford: 216-344-2581-17-7-93.7

RUSHING Adrian Peterson: 104-389-3.7-2

RECEIVING T.J. Hockenson (TE): 40-441-11.0-5

DEFENSE 397.4

SACKS Romeo Okwara: 6

INTs Duron Harmon: 2

TAKE/GIVE 0 (10/10)

PUNTING (NET) Jack Fox: 50.6 (1L) (46.3) (1L)

KICKING Matt Prater: 75 (24/24 PAT; 17/24 FG)

TEXANS NOTES

• QB DESHAUN WATSON completed 28 of 37 passes (75.7 pct.) for
344 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 121.9 rating & rushed for TD
last week. Has 12 TDs (11 pass, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs for 116.2 rating in
his past 5. Has passed for 609 yards (304.5 per game) & 4 TDs
vs. 0 INTs for 112.6 rating in 2 career games vs. NFC North. Has
7 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 114.8 rating in his past 3 on road.
• RB DUKE JOHNSON had 88 scrimmage yards (54 rush, 34 rec.)
in only career game vs. Det. (11/12/17 with Cle.). Has 5+ catches
in 2 of his past 3 vs. NFC North.
• WR WILL FULLER had 6 catches for 80 yards in Week 11. Aims
for 4th in row with 5+ catches. Has 80+ rec. yards in 2 of pass

*Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC North with TD catch. Has
rec. TD in 3 of past 4 road games. WR BRANDIN COOKS had 4
catches for 85 yards last week. Has TD catch in 2 of his past 3
on road. WR RANDALL COBB had rec. TD in Week 11. Had 115 rec.
yards & TD catch in his last game vs. Det. (11/17/19 with Dal.). Has
rec. TD in 2 of his past 3 vs. Det. WR KEKE COUTEE had 1st TD
catch of season last week. TE JORDAN AKINS had 5 catches for
season-high 83 yards in Week 11.


• DE J.J. WATT had TFL & career-high 4 PD last week. Aims for
3rd in row with TFL. Had 3 sacks & 2 PD in only career game
vs. Det & only career game on Thanksgiving (11/22/12). Has sack
in 2 of past 3 on road. LB ZACH CUNNINGHAM had 9 tackles
last week. Leads NFL with 100 tackles this season. Rookie LB
JONATHAN GREENARD had 1st-career sack last week. S JUSTIN
REID had 9 tackles, 3 TFL & 1st sack of season in Week 11. CB
BRADLEY ROBY had 5 tackles, TFL & PD last week.

LIONS NOTES

QB MATTHEW STAFFORD has 2,705 passing yards in 9 career
games on Thanksgiving, most in NFL history. Has 17 TD passes
on Thanksgiving & needs 2 TDs to pass TONY ROMO (18) for
most on holiday. Passed for 441 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs vs.
Hou. on Thanksgiving in 2012 (11/22/12). Has 3+ TD passes in 6
of his past 7 at home. Aims for his 4th in row at home with 3+
TD passes & 90+ rating.
• RB D’ANDRE SWIFT is 1 of 2 rookies (JAMES ROBINSON) with
4+ rush TDs (4) & 2+ rec. TDs (2) this season. Has TD in 3 of his
4 home games this season. RB ADRIAN PETERSON had 2 rush
TDs in his last game vs. Hou. (11/18/18 w/ Was.).
• WR KENNY GOLLADAY has 100+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3.
Had 4 catches for 158 yards & rec. TD on Thanksgiving in 2019
(11/28/19 vs. Chi.). Aims for his 3rd in row on Thanksgiving with
90+ rec. yards. WR MARVIN JONES has 4 rec. TDs in his past 4.
Aims for his 3rd in row at home & 3rd in row on Thanksgiving
with rec. TD. TE T.J. HOCKENSON had 4 catches for team-high
68 rec. yards last week. Had 6 catches on Thanksgiving in 2019
(vs. Chi.). Is only NFC TE with 40+ receptions (40) & 400+ rec.
yards (441) this season.
• LB JAMIE COLLINS led team with 9 tackles & had PD last week.
Aims for his 5th in row with 8+ tackles. DE ROMEO OKWARA
has 4 sacks in his past 5. Aims for his 4th in row at home with
sack. Rookie DL JOHN PENISINI had 1st-career sack last week.
CB DESMOND TRUFANT had 2 PD & 1st INT of season last week,
his 14th-career INT. Has 4 PD, 2 FR & FR-TD in 2 career games
vs. Hou.

COURTESY NFLmedia.com

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