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Brian Cushing

Hoyer's 2 TD passes help Texans top Titans 20-6

Houston coach Bill O'Brien knows Sunday wasn't a great game by the Texans.

Still, after what happened last week, the coach was perfectly content with the performance since it led to a victory.

"We had to get the win," O'Brien said. "It wasn't pretty. But who cares? It's a win."

Brian Hoyer threw for 235 yards and two touchdowns and Houston tied a franchise record with seven sacks to help the Texans to a 20-6 win over the mistake-prone Tennessee Titans.

The Texans rebounded from an embarrassing 44-26 loss to the Dolphins despite playing without Arian Foster, who suffered a season-ending Achilles tendon injury in that game. The win leaves them...