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Texans Doing It With Defense

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After three games, the Texans stood 1-2 and their defense ranked last, including last against the run. Under first-year defensive coordinator Frank Bush, the Texans were on a pace to allow more yards and more yards rushing than any defense in NFL history.

Three games into the season, the Texans allowed 205 yards a game rushing. After six games, that average has dropped to 125. In their last three games against Oakland, Arizona and Cincinnati, the Texans have allowed 45, 44 and 46 yards rushing. That's the fewest three-game total in team history. Playing that kind of run defense against Oakland (45 yards) and Arizona (44) is one thing, but doing... Recommended Stories

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