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DeAndre Hopkins makes Houston history in win over Titans

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 01: DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans makes a touchdown catch against Jason McCourty #30 of the Tennessee Titans in the second quarter on November 1, 2015 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 01: DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans makes a touchdown catch against Jason McCourty #30 of the Tennessee Titans in the second quarter on November 1, 2015 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

DeAndre Hopkins has 2,882 yards receiving through his first 40 games with the Texans.

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Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins' big afternoon against the Tennessee Titans helped him make franchise history.

Hopkins caught eight passes for 94 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 20-6 victory. In the process, he broke Andre Johnson's franchise record for the most receiving yards through a player's first three seasons.

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The 23-year-old now has 2,882 yards receiving through his first 40 games with the Texans, eclipsing Johnson's mark of 2,806.

Houston improved to 3-5 on the season with the win.

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