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Roughnecks rout Guardians, 44-16

Feb 18, 2023; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Roughnecks quarterback Brandon Silvers (12) throws a pass against the Orlando Guardians in the fourth quarter at TDECU Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Brandon Silvers threw for three touchdowns and Dejoun Lee ran for two more as the Houston Roughnecks improved to 4-0 with a 44-16 shellacking of the host Orlando Guardians on Saturday night.

Silvers completed 24 of 30 passes for 239 yards. He connected with Travell Harris for two touchdowns and hit Jontre Kirklin for the third. Nine different receivers caught passes for Houston.

The Roughnecks led 20-0 after the first quarter and 26-10 at halftime.

Paxton Lynch threw for 267 yards and two TDs for the Guardians, who fell to 0-4. Charleston Rambo caught two passes for 89 yards and a score.

–Field Level Media

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