Rough night at home as Guardians stay winless, fall to Houston

Roughnecks beat Orlando 44-16

(FILE PHOTO) - Jordan Mosely #18 of the Houston Roughnecks breaks up a pass intended for Cody Latimer #11 of the Orlando Guardians during the game at TDECU Stadium on February 18, 2023 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) (Bob Levey, 2023 Bob Levey)

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Guardians were blown out at home on Saturday evening by the Houston Roughnecks 44-16.

Houston jumped out to a 20 point lead in the first quarter, and Orlando was never able to recover.

Guardians quarterback Paxton Lynch finished the game with 267 yards and two touchdowns.

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Houston outgained Orlando on the ground and in the air, scoring points in all four quarters at Camping World Stadium in Orlando.

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