Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has been the star of the Houston sports world for the past few weeks.
He has had his most impressive performance of the year, throwing for 4,534 yards and 21 touchdowns while leading the Texans to their first playoff berth since 2004.
Here’s a look at the most important stats from the game.1.
Deshaug Watson throws for 4.534, 21 TDs, 3 INTs in Houston’s playoff win over the New England Patriots.
Watson has the highest passer rating of any quarterback in the playoffs.2.
Watson is 6-0 against the Patriots this postseason, leading the NFL in passer rating.
He’s averaging 24.2 yards per attempt, the highest rate in the postseason.3.
Watson’s 4.4 touchdown-to-interception ratio ranks second in the NFL.4.
Watson threw for over 300 yards against the Bills, which ranked sixth in the league.
Watson also led the Texans in rushing yards and yards per play (7.8).5.
Watson completed 12 of 22 passes for 237 yards and a touchdown against the Browns, who ranked 28th in the conference.6.
Watson had five interceptions against the Giants, which ranks second to only Drew Brees in the playoff standings.7.
Watson led the team in passing yards against New Orleans, which tied for third in the AFC West.
He also led Houston in passing touchdowns, averaging 7.3 per game.8.
Watson recorded more than 200 passing yards in a game against Oakland.
He completed a career-high 22 of 36 passes for 282 yards and two touchdowns against the Raiders, which is tied for fifth in the AFL.9.
Watson finished the game with 2,539 yards passing, which was a career high.10.
Watson passed for 3,076 yards, which led the league, while throwing for a touchdown or less in every game.
He led the NFL with 10 rushing touchdowns and rushed for four touchdowns.11.
Watson was sacked by Saints defensive end Chris Long six times.
The sack marked the first time he had been sacked since the beginning of the 2017 season.12.
Watson went 16-of-19 for 206 yards and three touchdowns against Seattle, which finished tied for first in the NFC West.13.
Watson ran for seven touchdowns in the fourth quarter, which broke a 17-game streak of scoring points in the final quarter.14.
Watson rushed for 138 yards on 22 carries against the Falcons, which were tied for fourth in the SEC.15.
Watson scored on his first three possessions against the Seahawks, which put him at 2,972 yards, the most yards scored by a quarterback in a playoff game.16.
Watson tied the NFL record for touchdowns scored by the first half with two touchdowns on three consecutive drives against the Panthers.17.
Watson caught two passes for 36 yards in the first quarter against the Rams.
He then went 11-of, 15-for-22 for 204 yards and four touchdowns in a loss to the Chargers.18.
Watson connected on seven of his first nine throws for 102 yards and one touchdown in the second quarter.
He connected on three of his four first-quarter passes in the third quarter.19.
Watson took a team-high 17 snaps, which included 13 on special teams, against the Cowboys.
He caught eight passes for 89 yards.20.
Watson entered the game tied for the NFL lead with three touchdown catches.21.
Watson made his NFL debut with three receptions for 40 yards and the game-winning touchdown in a 31-27 victory over the Packers.22.
Watson posted career highs of 13-of of-16 passing for 139 yards, a touchdown and a score in a 35-24 victory over Tampa Bay.23.
Watson broke his leg in the preseason opener against the Vikings.
He finished the season with 18 career touchdowns.24.
Watson played in all 16 games this season.25.
Watson set the NFL single-season record for touchdown passes by a rookie quarterback with 20, which set a record for a rookie when Tom Brady set the mark with 19 in 2011.26.
Watson helped the Texans win their first Super Bowl in the history of the franchise, which they did by defeating the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl.27.
Watson and quarterback Brock Osweiler are the only players in NFL history to have 100-plus rushing touchdowns, which are the most in the regular season since the New Orleans Saints in 1991.28.
Watson leads the NFL all-time in rushing touchdowns with 23.
He is the only quarterback in NFL playoff history to reach the 100-yard rushing mark in each of the first four seasons.29.
Watson ranks first in NFL career passing yards with 2.79 million, while also leading the league in touchdown passes with 19.29 million.30.
Watson will become the first player in NFL postseason history to throw for 1,000 yards in three straight games, when he threw for 1:29