HOUSTON (AP) - Rudy Carpenter threw two touchdown passes to
Arrelious Benn, Corey Lynch returned one of his two interceptions
91 yards for another score and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the
Houston Texans 24-17 on Thursday night.
Carpenter completed 15 of 22 passes for 203 yards and played
into the fourth quarter. Tampa Bay (2-2) rested starter Josh
Freeman and backup Josh Johnson.
Houston backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky started and threw both
interceptions to Lynch. Third-stringer John David Booty played the
second half and threw touchdown passes to Bobby Williams and Derek
Fine. Booty completed 17 of 37 passes for 209 yards.
Nearly all of the starters sat out for the Texans (1-3),
including quarterback Matt Schaub, receiver Andre Johnson,
defensive end Mario Williams and linebackers Brian Cushing and
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