Texans RB Devin Singletary heralded for big game against the Cardinals

Devin Singletary’s second straight 100-yard performance looms large, not only for the Houston Texans, but for the rest of the NFL.

According to Peter King from NBC Sports, Singletary’s 22 carries for 112 yards and a touchdown in the 21-16 win over the Arizona Cardinals were worthy enough to qualify for an offensive player of the week slot in King’s “Football Morning in America” column.

Devin Singletary, running back, Houston. For the second straight week, the Buffalo castoff was crucial in a narrow Texans win that kept Houston (6-4) a game behind Jacksonville heading into their showdown for AFC South supremacy next Sunday in Houston. He rushed 22 times for 112 yards and a touchdown. His 11-yard TD score in the second quarter gave the Texans the lead for good. His 262 rushing yards in the last two weeks — in relief of the injured Dameon Pierce — lead all NFL backs over Week 10 and 11.

While Singletary is enjoying the benefits of being the Texans’ feature back, according to offensive coordinator Bobby Slowik, Houston still has plans for Pierce as the dominant ball carrier once he returns.

Story originally appeared on Texans Wire