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Digging Deep: New Orleans Edition

In this series, we look at the Houston Texans' numbers that helped define the game. Also, we added some extra for readers at the end.

Digging Deep


How many yards Andre Johnson had on 7 receptions.


The number of touchbacks Randy Bullock had on kickoffs (5 kickoffs).


The quarterback rating against Kareem Jackson. Saints quarterbacks were 5 of 5 for 89 yards.


The amount of snaps D.J. Swearinger had against the Saints. The third game he has led the defense in preseason snaps.


The completion percentage of T.J. Yates in his first three preseason game (27 of 39 through the air).


The average yards per punt for the new Texans' punter Shane Lechler. 


Number of drops Keshawn Martin has had in three preseason games.

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The number of rushing yards Ben Tate had after contact. He had 74 for the game.


The number of missed tackles by the Texans defense.


The total number of hurries (5) and quarterback hits (1) the Texans' starting outside linebackers Brooks Reed and Willie Jefferson had (29 total snaps for each).


The Texans Red Zone efficiency.


Matt Schaub's completion percentage against the New Orleans Saints defense (15 completions on 26 attempts).

These are not stats but for your viewing pleasure:

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