The Texans were off to a strong start vs. the Ravens after Danieal Manning's opening kickoff return set up Houston for an early 3-0 lead. But after forcing Jacoby Jones' muffed punt, and a Baltimore touchdown, the Texans could have wasted their chance to jump on the Ravens early.
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On its second drive, Houston went three-and-out and punted the ball back to the Ravens, who now have the upper hand in the field-position battle.
Arian Foster started the drive with a three-yard run, but Texans quarterback threw a pair of incomplete passes before Matt Turk punted the ball just 35 yards to the Baltimore 40-yard-line. The Ravens lead 7-3 in the first quarter.
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