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J.J. Watt catches TD pass, Foster runs for 138 yards and score as Texans beat Raiders 30-14

  • Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt celebrates after catching a pass in the end zone for a touchdown in the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt celebrates after catching a pass in the end zone for a touchdown in the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)  (The Associated Press)

  • Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) celebrates after a 40-yard rush and is greeted by teammates tight end Ryan Griffin (84) and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.  Texans tackle Derek Newton, right, looks on. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) celebrates after a 40-yard rush and is greeted by teammates tight end Ryan Griffin (84) and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Texans tackle Derek Newton, right, looks on. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)  (The Associated Press)

  • Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick drops back to throw in the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

    Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick drops back to throw in the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)  (The Associated Press)

J.J. Watt caught a 1-yard touchdown pass, Arian Foster ran for 138 yards and a score and the Houston Texans won their second straight game to open the season, beating the Oakland Raiders 30-14 Sunday.

Instead of controlling the game from his usual defensive end position, Watt made his biggest impact on the opening drive when he lined up as a tight end and caught a pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick to get Houston (2-0) started.

After losing their final 14 games in a two-win season in 2013, the Texans have opened 2014 with back-to-back wins under new coach Bill O'Brien.

The home opener for the Raiders (0-2) hardly could have gone worse as they fell behind 27-0 after three quarters and were booed.

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