OAKLAND (3-6) at HOUSTON (2-7)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Texans by 7
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Oakland 5-4, Houston 1-8
SERIES RECORD - Texans lead 5-2
LAST MEETING - Raiders beat Texans 25-20, Oct. 9, 2011
LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Giants 24-20; Texans lost to Cardinals 27-24.
AP PRO32 RANKING - Raiders No. 26, Texans No. 29
RAIDERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (5), PASS (31).
RAIDERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (7), PASS (22).
TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (11), PASS (12).
TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (16), PASS (1).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - P Shane Lechler spent first 13 years of career in Oakland before signing with Houston this offseason. He missed practice this week with flu. ... Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor leads all quarterbacks with 504 yards rushing. He needs 26 yards to break Rich Gannon's record for most yards rushing by Oakland quarterback. ... Raiders lead AFC with 143.2 yards rushing per game. ... Oakland S Charles Woodson has scored 13 defensive touchdowns in career, tied for most in NFL history. His 56 career interceptions are most among active players. ... LB Nick Roach leads Raiders with 64 tackles. ... RB Rashad Jennings had 108 yards rushing in Oakland's last game against Houston and is averaging 95 yards per game this year. ... Houston coach Gary Kubiak returned this week after missing last week's game recovering from mini-stroke. ... Texans released veteran S Ed Reed on Tuesday. ... WR Andre Johnson, who had no touchdown receptions in first seven games, has five in last two games. ... WR DeAndre Hopkins is second among rookies with 539 yards receiving. ... DE J.J. Watt forced two fumbles and recovered two fumbles last week. ... Rookie S D.J. Swearinger got first career interception last week. ... Houston RB Arian Foster was placed on injured reserve this week with back injury. ... DE Antonio Smith has 2 1/2 sacks and one forced fumble in his last two games against Raiders.
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