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Bradford throws 3 TDs, Ogletree has INT return as Rams down mistake-prone Texans 38-13

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    St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford (8) looks to pass against the Houston Texans during the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)The Associated Press

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    St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Michael Brockers (90) sacks Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub (8) during the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)The Associated Press

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    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) is tackled by St. Louis Rams' Trumaine Johnson (22) during the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)The Associated Press

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    St. Louis Rams celebrate a touchdown by Daren Bates (53), right, against the Houston Texans during the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)The Associated Press

Sam Bradford threw three touchdown passes, St. Louis added a score on defense and special teams and the Rams stunned the mistake-prone Houston Texans with a 38-13 win on Sunday.

The Rams (3-3) were up 24-6 early in the third quarter before rookie Daren Bates returned Keshawn Martin's fumble on a kickoff return for a touchdown.

Alec Ogletree pushed the lead to 38-6 when he took an interception by T.J. Yates back 98 yards for a touchdown. Yates was in after Matt Schaub sustained an apparent right ankle injury.

Schaub didn't have a turnover after throwing six interceptions, three of them returned for touchdowns in the past three games.

But several other Texans had key gaffes as preseason Super Bowl hopeful Houston (2-4) lost its fourth straight game.

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