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            === Keenum, Yates throw for TDs, Texans top Cowboys ===
 Arlington,  TX (Sports Network) - Case Keenum and T.J. Yates threw a touchdown
 pass  as the  Houston Texans routed the Dallas Cowboys, 24-6, in the preseason
 finale from AT&T Stadium.
 Keenum  started  the contest and completed  9-of-13 throws for 128 yards while
 Yates threw for 109 on 8-of-11 attempts. The two quarterbacks are battling for
 the backup job behind Matt Schaub.
 Rookies Cierre Wood and Dennis Johnson ran for 107 and 79 yards, respectively,
 with the latter adding his first touchdown of the preseason and three fumbles,
 only one of which was lost. Ryan Griffin caught five balls for 87 yards.
 Houston  finished  the preseason 3-1  and will open  the regular season in San
 Diego on Monday, Sept. 9.
 Alex  Tanney  threw for  177 yards and  a pick on  17-of-31 passes for Dallas,
 which  fell to 2-3 in the preseason. The Cowboys will meet the New York Giants
 in an NFC East clash on Sunday night, Sept. 8.
 Johnson's  five-yard touchdown scamper capped a six-play, 87-yard drive to put
 Houston up 7-0 after 15 minutes of play.
 Dan  Bailey put  Dallas on the board  with a 38-yard field goal midway through
 the  second quarter  before the Texans struck again, this time on Keenum's 27-
 yard pitch and catch with Lester Jean.
 Randy  Bullock's  39-yard field goal resulted  in the only points of the third
 quarter,  and  Andy Cruse  caught a  21-yard touchdown pass  from Yates on the
 first play from scrimmage in the fourth.
 Bailey's  second field goal of the night with 29 seconds remaining in the game
 capped the scoring.
 Texans  defenders sacked  Tanney seven  times while  Dallas did  not record  a
 single sack.
 08/29 23:11:43 ET

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