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Texans Vs. Buccaneers Final Score: Matt Schaub Leads Houston To 37-9 Victory Over Tampa Bay

Matt Schaub threw for two touchdowns while helping the Houston Texans to a 37-9 victory over the Tamp Bay Buccaneers. The win was Houston's fourth in a row and maintains their lead over Tennessee in the AFC South division. 

The Texans wasted little time in jumping out to an early lead as Schaub connected with Jacoby Jones for an 80 yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game. The Texans came back again early in the second when Schaub connected with running back Arian Foster for a 78 yard touchdown to extend the lead to 16-0 and the rout was on. 

Tampa Bay's offense ws completely held in check with Josh Freeman struggling through a 170 yard, three interception effort. LeGarrette Blount was held to just 34 yards on 10 carries. 

Foster had a big day in total yardage piling up 84 yards on the ground and 102 through the air. Foster scored two touchdowns on the day. Derrick Ward and Ben Tate each added rushing touchdowns for the Texans who piled up 185 yards on the ground as a team. 

For more information on the Texans, head on over to Battle Red Blog. For more on Tampa Bay visit Bucs Nation. For everything NFL this week and more, visit SB Nation's NFL page.

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