Watson, Watt lead way as Texans outlast Chargers, 27-20

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Watson, Watt lead way as Texans outlast Chargers, 27-20
Watson, Watt lead way as Texans outlast Chargers, 27-20

Watson, Watt lead way as Texans outlast Chargers, 27-20 Deshaun Watson appeared to be in Melvin Ingram's grasp until he slipped away, fled the pocket and lobbed a playground pass to wide-open tight end Jordan Akins, who sprinted away for the Houston Texans' final touchdown. "Things went out of whack, but then Deshaun — that's just normal," Akins said. "If he's scrambling, the play is never dead." Given Watson's escape abilities, the Texans also feel they're never out of any game, even down by double digits on the road against a tough conference rival. Watson threw for 351 yards and hit Akins with two of his three touchdown passes, and J.J. Watt had two of the Texans' five sacks of Philip Rivers

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