It wasn't pretty, but the Jaguars defense shut down the Houston Texans offense for four quarters and the offense did just enough to hold on to the lead that was established on the opening possession to earn a 13-6 victory.
The Jaguars defense held Texans quarterback Case Keenum to just 18-of-34 passing for 169 yards and an interception, as the Houston offense was unable to find the endzone for the entire game. While Texans running back Dennis Johnson was able to find some running room, accumulating 74 yards on 13 carries, the team never found much of a rhythm against the resurgent Jacksonville defense.
On offense, the Jaguars didn't turn the ball over. After a 10-play, 75-yard drive resulted in a touchdown on the opening possession of the game, that's all that can really be said about the Jacksonville offense. It took care of the ball.
Chad Henne played as he always does, completing an efficient 23-of-32 passes for 239 yards, but never really got points on the scoreboard. Regardless, a solid rushing attack led by 84 yards and a touchdown from Maurice Jones-Drew kept the Jaguars in control of field position for the entire game.
The Jaguars will next travel to face the Cleveland Browns before hosting the Texans on Thursday Night Football in Week 14.