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NFL playoffs: Brock Osweiler gives the Texans the edge over Raiders, 27-14

NFL playoffs: Brock Osweiler gives the Texans the edge over Raiders, 27-14

Brock Osweiler finally looked like the player Houston spent $72 million on, throwing for a touchdown and running for another to lead the Texans to a 27-14 wild-card playoff win over the Oakland Raiders on Saturday. 

Osweiler, benched on Dec. 18, got his job back this week with Tom Savage out with a concussion, and played his best game of the season to give the Texans their first playoff victory since the 2012 season. 

Houston bounced back after an embarrassing 30-0 wild-card loss to Kansas City last season to advance to face either the Chiefs or New England in the divisional round next weekend. 

The Raiders' first trip to the playoffs since the 2002...

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