Quick Take: Texans hang on at Oakland

It was over when ...
Texans receiver Kevin Walter fielded an onside kick with 1:28 left and his team leading by seven. With the Raiders out of timeouts, the Texans were able to run out the clock. Oakland had pulled within a touchdown on Tim Dwight's 28-yard touchdown reception with 1:30 left.

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Texans running back Ron Dayne replaced injured starter Ahman Green and rushed for 122 yards and a touchdown. The Raiders now have allowed a 100-yard rusher in six of their eight games this season.

Key stat
McCown has thrown three interceptions in a game twice this season. The Raiders are 1-3 when McCown throws an interception.

Noteworthy
A 64-yard field goal attempt by Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski in the second quarter hit the right upright. ... Texans linebacker DeMeco Ryans intercepted McCown at the Houston 5-yard line with 4:37 remaining, thwarting a Raiders drive.

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