The Browns used two defensive scores and a punt return for a touchdown to defeat the Texans 27-14 in Deshaun Watson's return in Houston. Houston had a 5-0 lead late in the second quarter when Cleveland returner Donovan Peoples-Jones took a punt 76 yards to the house to give the Browns a lead they would never relinquish. In the third quarter, Cleveland cornerback Denzel Ward scored on a fumble and Tony Fields The Second added a 16-yard INT return for a touchdown in the fourth. Watson completed 12-of-22 passes for 131 yards, no touchdowns, and one interception in his first action following an 11-game suspension. The Browns have won two in-a-row to improve to 5-and-7 on the season. The Texans have been on the losing end in seven straight.