Rookie Brissett, Blount lead Patriots past Texans 27-0 (The Associated Press)

Jacoby Brissett had a 27-yard touchdown run in his first NFL start at quarterback, LeGarrette Blount added scoring runs of 1 and 41 yards , and the Patriots beat the Houston Texans 27-0 on Thursday night. It was the Patriots’ first shutout win since 2012.