Wednesday September 10th, 2014

Houston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders

The Raiders and Texans will meet on Sunday in Oakland's home opener. The Raiders enter at 0-1 after losing to the Jets in Week 1, while the Texans beat Washington to start the season.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

Details for Sunday game are below:

Kickoff: 4:25 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed through NFL Sunday Ticket.

TV coverage: CBS

Radio: For a list of Raiders affiliates, click here. For a list of Texans affiliates, click here.

Odds: The Texans are three-point favorites, as of Friday, according to Bovada.

Game Facts

Raiders facts

Rookie Derek Carr will be making his second career start. Carr completed 20 of 32 passes for 151 yards and two touchdowns in his debut.

Carr completed passes to nine different receivers.

Raiders quarterback Matt Schaub played for the Texans from 2007-13. In March, the Texans traded the veteran to Oakland for a six-round draft pick. 

Rookie quarterbacks making their first start against the Jets are 1-8 since Rex Ryan became the head coach in 2009.

Oakland managed just 25 yards rushing against the Jets. The Raiders ran the ball just 15 times. 

Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew will reportedly be out this week after having surgery on his hand. 

Cornerback Taiwan Jones will be out "a while", head coach Dennis Allen said, after injuring his foot.

A clip of Jones-Drew tripping and bicycle kicking the ball to Carr went viral last week.

Raiders defensive lineman Antonio Smith played for the Texans from 2009-13. In Week 1, Smith had three combined tackles and two stuff yards.

The Raiders are seeking their second consecutive victory in a home opener. 

Texans facts

Houston has not beaten the Raiders since 2010. Oakland won in 2013 and 2011.

Ryan Fitzpatrick is the third quarterback in franchise history to start a season opener. Only Matt Schaub and David Carr had started for Houston in the first game of the season.

Carr is the older brother of current Raiders starter Derek Carr. 

Against Washington, Fitzpatrick threw for 206 yards and a touchdown while completing 14 of 22 passes. 

Arian Foster rushed for 103 yards last week, his 26th career 100-yard game.

Texans punter Shane Lechler was the Raiders' punter for 13 seasons, from 2000 until 2012. He had 1,102 punts for 48,215 yards, for an average of 47.6. The total yardage is a Raiders franchise record.

Lechler played in 206 games for Oakland, which ties him for seventh on the Raiders’ all-time list.

Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, the top pick in this year's draft, will miss four to six weeks after injuring his knee in Week 1. Clowney had arthroscopic surgery to repair his meniscus.

Clowney reportedly told a teammate he stepped in a "hole" in the field when he injured his knee.

Houston has not lost a road opener since 2009.

- Dan Gartland and Sarah Barshop

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