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Jets' Fitzpatrick Intercepted Twice In 24-17 Loss To Texans

Jets' Fitzpatrick Intercepted Twice In 24-17 Loss To Texans

HOUSTON — Playing with their third different starting quarterback this season, the Houston Texans knew they'd need to add some new wrinkles to their offense in order to beat the New York Jets.

Quarterback T.J. Yates got some help in the passing game from receiver Cecil Shorts, who threw a touchdown pass to help the Texans to a 24-17 victory against the Jets (5-5).

Yates tossed two TDs to DeAndre Hopkins, who had 118 yards receiving, and Alfred Blue caught the pass from Shorts, who also took some direct snaps, in the win.

"To be able to move this ball effectively against this Jets defense, we were going to have to give them something that we hadn't shown and...

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