Score and touchdowns: Houston Texans 23-20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers in NFL 2019

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4:35 PMa year ago

More coverage coming!

Stay tuned for more coverage of the next two games as the Buffalo Bills take on the New England Patriots followed by the Los Angeles Rams squaring off with the San Francisco 49ers.

That is all from me. This is John Lupo saying I hope you enjoyed the action. Happy Holidays, everyone!

4:33 PMa year ago

The Texans hang on to win the AFC South!

The Buccaneers day ends the way it began: Winston being intercepted, this one by Jahleel Addae. After a punt by Houston, his last-play pass is incomplete and the Texans hang on to improve to 10-5 while the Buccaneers fall to 7-8. Congratulations to Bill O'Brien and his staff as they claim their fourth division title in five years and the franchise's sixth overall.
4:05 PMa year ago

Buccaneers get one more chance

After driving to the Houston 40, Tampa Bay turns it over on downs, but they force the Texans to punt and will have a final opportunity to tie or win the game.
3:52 PMa year ago

Houston back in front again!

It's the Texans turn to eat up the clock. A ten play drive that took up almost five minutes concludes when Fairbairn boots a 37 yard field goal to give the visitors the advantage for the third time in the game.
3:28 PMa year ago

Buccaneers pull even again!

Tampa Bay answers with a 16 play, 57 yard drive that ate up over eight minutes of the third quarter clock. Gay kicks a 41 yard field goal and we are tied for the second time today.
3:10 PMa year ago

Texans regain the lead!

Houston takes the opening possession of the third quarter 14 plays, but gets bogged down in the red zone as they have to settle for a Fairbairn 25 yard field goal to go back on top.
2:47 PMa year ago

Tie game at halftime!

We have reached halftime with the teams combining for six turnovers and a blocked field goal. Houston gets the ball to begin the second half and will look to stop the Tampa Bay momentum.
2:43 PMa year ago

Buccaneers pull even just before halftime!

Despite four turnovers, Tampa Bay is even after Jemel Dean picks off Watson. Six plays later, Winston finds Watson from eight yards out. Gay adds the extra point make it 17-17.
2:35 PMa year ago

Tampa Bay creeps closer!

The Buccaneers are showing some fight, going nine plays in 81 yards, overcoming a 32-yard pass from Winston to Perriman that was reversed with Jones going in from four yards out to slice the Houston lead to 17-10.
2:17 PMa year ago

Texans capitalize on another Buccaneers turnover!

The Tampa Bay offense has yet another miscue, but this time it isn't Winston's fault. Barber fumbles, Reid recovers and Carlos Hyde caps off the ensuing drive with a one-yard touchdown run to give Houston a 17-3 lead.
1:55 PMa year ago

Turnovers on back-to-back plays!

The Texans commit their first turnover of the game as running back Duke Johnson fumbles, recovered by linebacker Devin White. Houston immediately comes back to intercept Winston for the third time, Jonathan Joseph taking the ball away from Breshad Perriman. The fireworks continue.
1:47 PMa year ago

First quarter comes to an end!

An eventful first 15 minutes ends with the Texans leading 10-3 and facing third and four at their own 31 yard line.
1:44 PMa year ago

Buccaneers finally get on the board!

After forcing a Houston punt, the Tampa Bay offense goes nine plays in a little over four and a half minutes, including two third down conversions, setting up Gay for a 50-yard attempt, which he makes this time to pull within a touchdown.
1:29 PMa year ago

Texans continue to make the big plays!

Finally, the Buccaneers offense came to life. A 49-yard run by Ronald Jones II and an 11-yard burst by Philip Barber on fourth and two appeared to put Tampa Bay in the red zone, but a holding penalty nullified the conversion. Forced to settle for a field goal try, kicker Matt Gay's 54-yard attempt is blocked. What can go wrong has so far for Bruce Arians' team.
1:18 PMa year ago

Fairbairn adds three more for Houston

On their first offensive possession of the game, Houston came out aggressive as quarterback Deshaun Watson threw on their first four plays, completing none. A three-yard run by Watson set up Fairbairn for a 32-yard field goal to extend the visitors' advantage.
1:14 PMa year ago

Texans do it again!

After taking a timeout to challenge whether or not Houston committed pass interference, which was denied, Winston is picked off again, this time by safety Justin Reid.
1:10 PMa year ago

Bad omen continues for Winston

The pick-six is a bad trend that has continued for the Bucs' signal-caller. Winston has thrown an interception on four Tampa Bay's last five opening drives of the game. The team has been able to recover. We'll see if they can do that again.
1:08 PMa year ago

Houston strikes first less than a minute into the game!

After receiving the opening kickoff, Tampa Bay is already behind. Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is intercepted on the second play from scrimmage as Texans cornerback Bradley Roby steps in front of receiver Justin Watson and returns it 27 yards for the first score of the game. Kai'mi Fairbairn adds the extra point to give the visitors a 7-0 lead.
12:59 PMa year ago

Red-hot Buccaneers look to spoil Texans' party

Tampa Bay is 7-7 on the season, but they've won four games in a row, outscoring their opponents 138-69 during their winning streak. While they are eliminated from playoff contention, they can continue their positive momentum and take it into 2020.
12:48 PMa year ago

Texans look to all but wrap up AFC South

At 9-5, Houston is in perfect position to clinch the AFC South after their 27-24 win at Tennessee last Sunday left them one win away from a playoff berth. They also need the Titans to lose to the Saints on Sunday.
8:18 AMa year ago
Hello and welcome to VAVEL.com's LIVE coverage of this key Week 16 game between the Houston Texans and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 

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