Matt Schaub, Texans offense torching Seahawks No. 1 defense

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The Texans are having their way with the Seahawks so far.

The Seattle Seahawks entered Sunday's game with the No. 1-ranked defense in the NFL. That ranking could change after this game, as the Texans are dominating the Seahawks, 17-3.

Matt Schaub is having his way so far, completing 13-of-20 passes for 195 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. His lone turnover came on a fluke tipped pass. The Texans are shredding the Seahawks on underneath routes and on outside runs. Arian Foster and Ben Tate have combined for 65 yards on 13 carries.

Schaub got his first touchdown when he found a wide open Garrett Graham down the middle. Linebacker Malcolm Smith was hopelessly out of position as Graham trotted to a 31-yard score. Foster added to the scoring with a five-yard touchdown pass. After a Marshawn Lynch fumble, Schaub once again marched the Texans into the redzone, setting up a field goal to give them a 14-point lead.

The Seahawks' offense has done themselves no favors. A banged-up offensive line is getting mauled by Houston's defense, leading to just 13 total yards midway through the second quarter.

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