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VIDEO: Texans Take Lead vs Patriots With Bradley Roby Interception to Set up Duke Johnson Touchdown

Duke Johnson's touchdown gives Texans a 7-3 first quarter lead against the Patriots on Sunday.
Duke Johnson's touchdown gives Texans a 7-3 first quarter lead against the Patriots on Sunday.

The Houston Texans are now on the board against the New England Patriots. Facing a 3-0 deficit in the first quarter, Texans cornerback Bradley Roby impressively read the route by Patriots rookie receiver N'Keal Harry, resulting in the defensive back picking off quarterback Tom Brady.

The Texans originally had the ball at New England's six-yard line, but it was brought back on an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on Roby, who removed his helmet during his celebration.

Houston's loss of yardage didn't matter, as quarterback Deshaun Watson hit running back Duke Johnson on a pass after beating linebacker Kyle Van Noy. The end result? Johnson waltzing into the end zone for the touchdown.

The Texans did the one thing teams struggle to accomplish against the Patriots, and that's take advantage of New England's rare mistakes.