Texans 23

Raiders 14

Nfl Week 13

December 04, 2006

Negative passing yards, but a win

OAKLAND, Calif. -- David Carr completed 22 straight passes two weeks ago and didn't win.

So he doesn't feel bad about getting one on a day he didn't complete a single pass in the second half and his team finished the game with minus-5 yards passing.

"It's the weirdest feeling I've ever had in a football game," Carr said.

The Texans (4-8) became the first team in 25 years to win a game with negative yards passing, using Demarcus Faggins' 58-yard fumble return for a touchdown and two long returns on special teams to beat Oakland, 23-14.

In a season full of ugly losses by the Raiders (2-10), this one gets a special place.

Houston 7 0 7 9-23

Oakland 0 14 0 0-14

First quarter Hou-Faggins 58 fumble return (K.Brown kick) 12:05.

Second quarter Oak-Fargas 3 run (Janikowski kick), 13:46. Oak-Morrison 35 fumble return (Janikowski kick), :56.

Third quarter Hou-Lundy 3 run (K.Brown kick), 14:44.

Fourth quarter Hou-FG K.Brown 42, 9:58. Hou-FG K.Brown 47, 4:41. Hou-FG K.Brown 39, 2:15. A-46,276.

Hou Oak

First downs 10 21

Total Net Yards 124 302

Rushes-yards 32-129 26-113

Passing (-5) 189

Punt Returns 2-67 3-47

Kickoff Returns 3-111 5-122

Interceptions Ret. 2-35 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 7-14-0 25-42-2

Sacked-Yards Lost 5-37 5-49

Punts 5-40.4 4-56.8

Fumbles-Lost 3-2 3-3

Penalties-Yards 5-46 7-60

Time of Possession 26:28 33:32 Rushing-Houston, Dayne 18-95, Lundy 9-33, D.Carr 3-5, A.Johnson 2-(minus 4). Oakland, Fargas 14-49, Lee 6-42, Brooks 3-13, Crockett 2-5, Curry 1-4. Passing-Houston, D.Carr 7-14-0-32. Oakland, Brooks 25-42-2-238. Receiving-Houston, Lundy 2-9, Putzier 2-6, A.Johnson 1-9, Dayne 1-5, Moulds 1-3. Oakland, R.Williams 6-46, Lee 5-57, Moss 4-44, Curry 3-32, Crockett 2-19, Anderson 2-18, Fargas 1-9, Madsen 1-8, Whitted 1-5. Missed field goals-Houston, K.Brown 41 (WR). Oakland, Janikowski 53 (SH), 37 (WL), 29 (WL)

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