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Texans 20, Chiefs 3

Texans 20, Chiefs 3 HOUSTON - This is the Mario Williams the Houston Texans have been waiting for. Last year's top overall pick returned a fumble for a touchdown and had five tackles including two sacks to help the Texans to a win. Matt Schaub ha...

Texans 20,

Chiefs 3

HOUSTON - This is the Mario Williams the Houston Texans have been waiting for.

Last year's top overall pick returned a fumble for a touchdown and had five tackles including two sacks to help the Texans to a win.

Matt Schaub had a successful, if a bit inconsistent debut in Houston, going 16-of-22 for 225 yards with a touchdown and an interception.

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The Texans led 10-0 when Jamar Fletcher knocked the ball out of Kris Wilson's hands which Williams recovered. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound defensive end got up and rumbled 38 yards for the touchdown.

Linebacker DeMeco Ryans jumped on Williams to congratulate him, a far different celebration than last season.

Kansas City 00303Houston 0107320

Hou-FG K.Brown 26

Hou-A.Johnson 77 pass from Schaub (K.Brown kick)

Hou-M.Williams 38 fumble return (K.Brown kick)

KC-FG Medlock 27

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Hou-FG K.Brown 28 KCHou First downs 1413Total Net Yards 219315Rushes-yards 17-7231-109Passing 147206Punt Returns 3-194-14Kickoff Returns 5-1252-51Interceptions Ret. 1-02-(-4)Comp-Att-Int 22-33-216-22-1Sacked-Yards Lost 3-212-19Punts 4-45.53-55.0Fumbles-Lost 3-21-1Penalties-Yards 5-406-45Time of Possession 27:1032:50
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING-Kansas City, L.Johnson 10-43, Bennett 5-24, Kennison 1-5, Huard 1-0. Houston, A.Green 16-73, Dayne 13-33, J.Jones 1-4, Schaub 1-(minus 1).

PASSING-Kansas City, Huard 22-33-2-168. Houston, Schaub 16-22-1-225.

RECEIVING-Kansas City, L.Johnson 7-44, Gonzalez 5-28, Parker 4-48, Bowe 3-42, Bennett 2-10, Wilson 1-(minus 4). Houston, A.Johnson 7-142, A.Green 4-23, J.Jones 2-33, Daniels 1-14, Walter 1-10, Leach 1-3.

MISSED FIELD GOAL-Kansas City, Medlock 30 (WL)

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