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Watt's interception for touchdown ignites Houston Texans in 23-17 win over Buffalo

  • Houston Texans' J.J. Watt (99) returns an interception for a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Houston Texans' J.J. Watt (99) returns an interception for a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)  (The Associated Press)

  • Houston Texans' J.J. Watt (99) celebrates as he returns an interception for a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)

    Houston Texans' J.J. Watt (99) celebrates as he returns an interception for a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)  (The Associated Press)

  • Houston Texan's DeAndre Hopkins, center, scores as Buffalo Bills' Corey Graham (20) and Da'Norris Searcy (25) defend during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Houston Texan's DeAndre Hopkins, center, scores as Buffalo Bills' Corey Graham (20) and Da'Norris Searcy (25) defend during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)  (The Associated Press)

J.J. Watt had another highlight-reel play to help the Houston Texans overcome a tough day offensively for a 23-17 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Houston (3-1) was down by three in the third quarter and Ryan Fitzpatrick had just thrown a second interception when the 6-foot-5, 289-pound Watt returned an interception 80 yards to put the Texans up 14-10.

The defensive end caught a touchdown pass in Week 2, giving him more TDs this year than Arian Foster and Andre Johnson combined.

Under heavy pressure all afternoon, EJ Manuel finished with 225 yards passing with two touchdowns and two interceptions for the Bills (2-2). Buffalo was driving late when Darryl Morris picked him off at the Houston 15 to secure the victory.

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