Both teams battled but the Texans were able to pull away to give the Bucs their second loss of the season. Here's how the game played out on social media. The Bucs and Texans sent out their lists of inactives for the game.
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This would be the first game played on the Texans new turf field.
The Texans got just one first down on their opening drive and had to punt. The Bucs got the ball deep in their own territory.
Penalties stunted the Bucs first offensive drive and they punted. Texans drove into the redzone.
Bucs had to punt on the next drive despite a nice catch by Mike Evans for 20 yards. After the Bucs D got a stop, the offense got down the field just enough for Kyle Brindza to step in and make a 58-yard field goal! Texans up 7-3.
Both teams' trade punts. On the first play of the Texans next drive, LB Kwon Alexander comes up with a pick off a deflected pass. And Charles Sims came up BIG on a screen pass for a touchdown!
Texans drove and missed a field goal as it bounced off the upright. This gave the Bucs the ball back with 1:31 to go in the half.
Bucs got the ball to start the half. After a Winston interception, the Texans kicked a field goal to take the lead, 10-9.
Bucs get something going on offense but can't convert when a possible Mike Evans reception is ruled no catch.
Bucs get a 3-and-out. They get the ball back with good field position after a nice return by RB Bobby Rainey.
Bucs get ANOTHER 3-and-out!
Bucs punted and Texans were about to punt as we entered the fourth quarter.
Bucs on offense again and… HOLY COW WHAT A CATCH FROM LOUIS MURPHY!
Make that two.
Bucs come up short.
Texans score on their next drive.
Bucs were unable to get much going offensively on their next drive. Texans driving.
Bucs miss a field goal late and the game's over. Texans win 19-9. Bucs take on the Panthers next week at home.