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Houston Texans are much improved and have 3-1 start, but still looking to get much better

  • Houston Texans' J.J. Watt (99) celebrates with Texans head coach Bill O'Brien after he returned an interception 80 yards 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) celebrates with Texans head coach Bill O'Brien after he returned an interception 80 yards 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) reacts after he was penalized for roughing the passer during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Houston Texans' J.J. Watt (99) reacts after he was penalized for roughing the passer during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)  (The Associated Press)

  • Houston's Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) throws against the Buffalo Bills during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)

    Houston's Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) throws against the Buffalo Bills during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)  (The Associated Press)

The Houston Texans have already won more games than they did in last year's dreadful 2-14 season.

While they're happy with their 3-1 start, they're still looking to do much more, especially with a matchup with in-state rival Dallas coming up on Sunday.

Defensive end J.J. Watt was named AFC defensive player of the week on Wednesday. Watt led the way in Houston's 23-17 win over Buffalo on Sunday with an 80-yard interception return for a touchdown, five tackles and a career-high nine hits on quarterback E.J. Manuel.

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