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Brock Osweiler beat up in Bronco homecoming; Texans lose 27-9

Brock Osweiler beat up in Bronco homecoming; Texans lose 27-9

The Denver Broncos ruined Brock Osweiler's homecoming Monday night, incessantly hurrying, hitting and harassing their former teammate in a 27-9 win over his Houston Texans. 

Coach Gary Kubiak returned to the sideline following his second health scare in three years, and he had to like what he saw as the Broncos (5-2) snapped a two-game skid in sending the overwhelmed Texans home at 4-3. 

C.J. Anderson and Devontae Booker energized Denver's sputtering ground game, both running for a touchdown. Anderson gained 107 yards on 16 carries and Booker had 83 on 17 hand-offs. 

But the big story was Trevor Siemian, Peyton Manning's surprise successor, outplaying...

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