Mike Boone scored on an 11-yard go-ahead landing run within the third quarter on Sunday because the Houston Texans recorded a 17-13 victory over the host New Orleans Saints within the preseason finale for each groups.
Nico Collins grabbed a 3-yard TD go from C.J. Stroud within the first quarter because the Texans improved to 2-1 within the preseason. Stroud was 2-of-4 passing for 16 yards in a short look for Houston and mixed with E.J. Perry and Davis Mills to go 15 of 27 for 127 yards.
Boone rushed for 51 yards on seven carries, whereas Larry Rountree III had 31 yards on 10 carries for Houston.
Saints quarterback Jake Haener was 17 of 38 for 172 yards however was intercepted twice, together with as soon as by Cameron Dantzler on the Texans 21-yard line with just below a minute remaining as New Orleans was driving for a possible go-ahead rating.
Jimmy Graham scored the Saints‘ lone landing on a 3-yard go from Jameis Winston within the second quarter. Winston was 11 of 16 for 93 yards.
New Orleans misplaced regardless of racking up 348 yards of whole offense to 235 for Houston.
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