Weeden runs for TD, throws 2 more as Texans rout Titans 34-6

The Texans have won seven of the last eight against the Titans

(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Brandon Weeden scored his first career rushing touchdown and threw for two more as the Houston Texans took a big step toward clinching the AFC South title by routing the hapless Tennessee Titans 34-6 on Sunday.

Houston (8-7), which wraps up the regular season by hosting Jacksonville, couldn't clinch outright with Indianapolis beating Miami 18-12.

The Texans have won seven of the last eight against the Titans. They forced four turnovers and turned them into 17 points. Quintin Demps returned a fumble 33 yards for a touchdown less than two minutes into the game, putting Houston ahead to stay.

The Texans scored a season high in points despite starting their fourth different quarterback this season.

The Titans (3-12) did nothing to hurt their chances at the No. 1 pick in the draft, turning the ball over twice in the first quarter.


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