WHEN THE TEXANS PASS
In the last five games, Deshaun Watson hasn’t thrown more than 24 passes. His high for yards was 239. But he has 11 touchdowns and two interceptions during that stretch. He’s coming off a victory over Tennessee when he accounted for three touchdowns, including two passing. continues and Watson The to protection is be forced inconsistent, out of the pocket more than Bill O’Brien would like, but he’s dangerous throwing on the move or running. He’ll have to keep a close eye on defensive end Myles Garrett, the Browns’ best pass rusher with 10 sacks. Interim coach and defensive coordinator Gregg Wilmove liams will Garrett around, and the Texans have to block him with two players to keep him away from Watson. Williams likes to blitz early to test quarter Watson backs, so can expect it. The Texans are 12th in offense (373.1 yards), including 19th (236.5) passing. The Browns are 31st in defense (415.4), including 30th (283.5) against the pass.