Watson and Watt combine for 5 TDs in Texans' Thanksgiving win

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How does JJ Watt rank his Thanksgiving food? How has Deshaun Watson spent the holiday growing up? The stars reminisce about turkey days past.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Deshaun Watson threw four passing touchdowns and J.J. Watt returned an interception for a score, propelling the Houston Texans to the franchise's second ever win on Thanksgiving over the Detroit Lions.

The Texans improved to 4-7, including two wins in the space of five days, after their 41-25 victory on Thursday.

Even though Houston tasted victory, there were lots of Thanksgiving pastries and napkins, if you count turnovers and penalty flags.

Houston forced three takeaways resulting in 13 points. The downside for Houston, though, was the 10 penalties assessed to the Texans.

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Deshaun Watson, who played for the first time as a pro on the holiday, threw his touchdowns to C.J. Procise, Duke Johnson, and Will Fuller V, twice. One of the tosses to Fuller was setup by a handoff to Johnson who then threw it backwards to Watson.

The Texans don't play for another 10 days when they face Indianapolis at home on Dec. 6.

The video above is from earlier in the week when Watt and Watson talked about their past Thanksgivings.

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