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Week 11 NFL Scores: Texans Lose 4th Straight

Cleveland Browns 20, Jacksonville Jaguars 24 - Six turnovers? No problem. The Jaguars overcome many mistakes, and Browns running back Peyton Hillis, to upend Cleveland at home. Maurice Jones-Drew put the Jaguars ahead for good with 1:16 remaining in the game, but the Jaguars sealed the deal after Colt McCoy's pass, at the goal line, bounced off Mike Bell's chest and into the arms of Jacksonville's Sean Considine. Behind two close wins, the Jaguars have positioned themselves for a playoff run. Not bad for a team that was calling for a new quarterback and head coach a few weeks ago.

Washington Redskins 19, Tennessee Titans 16 (OT) - The Titans lost their third straight as they imploded with penalties to help Washington get Graham Gano in for the game-winning field goal. However, the story is with Vince Young who hurt his thumb and had to leave the game. Young wanted in later, but coach Jeff Fisher wouldn't make the change from Rusty Smith. Young tossed his shoulder pads into the stands and ignored reporters after the game. Fisher then declared that Young was not the starter for Tennessee in his post-game comments. The suddenly reeling Titans head to Houston next week in a match-up of imploding teams.

Houston Texans 24, New York Jets 30 - Another week, another opportunity for Houston to grab defeat in an excruciating fashion. The Texans scored 20 unanswered points in the 4th quarter, in part thanks to two defensive takeaways by linebackers Brian Cushing and Kevin Bentley. However, the Jets drove nearly 80 yards in 40 seconds to win the game on a Mark Sanchez fade to Santonio Holmes. What more can be said about Houston at this point? The Swiss Cheese Secondary, this time highlighted by Brice McCain and Eugene Wilson, cost them another game after the fan base had been drawn in again.

Indianapolis Colts 28, New England Patriots 31 - As was said in the previews, Indianapolis struggles away from Indiana. The Colts defense looks slower on grass, and the offense has 11 turnovers on the road (compared to two at home). Behind a wide-spread attack, Tom Brady led the Patriots to a 31-14 lead before Peyton Manning rallied to Colts to 31-28. Rookie Jermaine Cunningham ended the game with a red-zone interception in the last minute to send the Patriots to 8-2. With the Indy loss, Jacksonville is now 1st place in the AFC South, and Indy's seven-year streak of 12+ wins is in serious jeopardy.


UP-TO-THE-SECOND AFC SOUTH STANDINGS
Jacksonville Jaguars 6-4; beat Colts in their earlier match-up
Indianapolis Colts 6-4
Tennessee Titans 5-5
Houston Texans 4-6

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