Texans dominate Ravens 43-13

Texans dominate Ravens 43-13
October 21, 2012, 4:32 pm
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Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels (81) celebrates his touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens during the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)


HOUSTON (AP) Matt Schaub threw two touchdown passes, Arian Foster ran for two scores and the Houston Texans dominated a showdown of the AFC's two teams, routing the Baltimore Ravens 43-13 on Sunday.

Johnathan Joseph returned an interception 52 yards for a touchdown and the Texans (6-1) beat Baltimore for the first time in seven meetings. Antonio Smith had two sacks, J.J. Watt deflected the pass that led to Joseph's interception and Houston's defense returned to form after an embarrassing loss to Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay last week.

Terrell Suggs, the 2011 defensive player of the year, had a sack and three tackles in his first action for Baltimore (5-2) since undergoing surgery on his right Achilles tendon last May. Joe Flacco threw two interceptions and was sacked four times.


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