Cincinnati Bengals beat Houston Texans, 37-31
Despite some key players sidelined, this turned into a productive fantasy game (totaling 68 points), with Deshaun Watson and Brandon Allen combining for 695 passing yards and a 5:0 TD:INT ratio. The Bengals got 5.1 YPC, while a Houston team that’s struggled to run-block all season finished getting 9.6, as defense was optional. David Johnson didn’t see as many targets as expected but scored twice and reached 100 rushing yards for the first time for the Texans. Gio Bernard countered with 131 YFS but lost two touchdowns to Samaje Perine; Houston’s run defense is bad … Tee Higgins had a terrific game that included multiple impressive catches and another 30+ yarder called back on a shaky penalty. He’s legit and will be a WR to target in 2021 fantasy drafts … Brandin Cooks had 115 yards and a touchdown by halftime despite Watson missing him on a wide-open throw for another 50-yard TD … The victorious Bengals entered winless over their last 20 road games.
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