Texans at Colts NFL Week 14 Capsule

HOUSTON TEXANS (6-6) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (6-6)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

TEXANS COLTS
SERIES LEADER   23-6
STREAKS Past 2  
COACHES VS. OPP. Bill O’Brien: 2-3 Chuck Pagano: 6-3
LAST WEEK L 21-13 at Green Bay W 41-10 at New York Jets
LAST GAME 10/16/16: Colts 23 at Texans 26 (OT). Houston TE C.J. Fiedorowicz has 26-yard game-tying TD with 49 seconds remaining in 4th. Texans K Nick Novak has 33-yard GW FG in OT.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/20/15: Texans 16, Colts 10. Houston RB Alfred Blue rushes for 107 yards. Texans K Nick Novak has 32-yard GW FG with 1:56 remaining.
REFEREE Brad Allen
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon. Westwood One: Brandon Gaudin, Derek Rackley. SIRIUS: 136 (Hou), 126 (Ind). XM: 382 (Hou), 233 (Ind).

STATS

PASSING Brock Osweiler: 260-435-2509-14-13-74.2 Andrew Luck: 258-403-3105-23-8-98.3
RUSHING Lamar Miller: 225-903-4.0-3 Frank Gore: 198-749-3.8-4
RECEIVING DeAndre Hopkins: 58-668-11.5-4 T.Y. Hilton: 69-1088 (2L)-15.8-5
OFFENSE 316.1 358.1
TAKE/GIVE -9 -3
DEFENSE 316.1 382.9
SACKS Whitney Mercilus: 5.5 Erik Walden: 8
INTs Quintin Demps: 2 Darius Butler: 3
PUNTING Shane Lechler: 47.7 Pat McAfee: 50.0 (1L)
KICKING Nick Novak: 87 (18/20 PAT; 23/28 FG) Adam Vinatieri: 99 (33/33 PAT; 22/24 FG)

NOTES

TEXANS: Aim for 1st 3-game winning streak vs. Ind. in franchise history…QB BROCK OSWEILER is 3-0 as starter vs. division in 2016. Passed for 2 TDs & 97.6 rating last week…RB LAMAR MILLER aims for 4th in row vs. Ind. with rush TD. Had 178 scrimmage yards (149 rush, 29 rec.) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in last meeting. Ranks 6th in AFC with 903 rush yards…WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS has 28 catches (9.3 per game) for 334 yards (111.3 per game) in past 3 meetings. TE C.J. FIEDOROWICZ had 85 rec. yards & TD in last meeting. Is 4th among AFC TEs with 45 catches. TE RYAN GRIFFIN has TD catch in 2 of past 3 on road…LB WHITNEY MERCILUS has 5 TFL, sack & FR in past 2. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Ind. with sack. LB BENARDRICK MC KINNEY aims for 3rd meeting in row with sack. Is only player in NFL with 100+ tackles (106) & 4+ sacks (4). CB ROBERT NELSON JR. had 1st career INT in last meeting…COLTS: QB ANDREW LUCK has 2+ pass TDs in 6 of past 7 vs. Hou. Rushed for 53 yards & TD in last meeting. Passed for 278 yards & 4 TDs last week…RB FRANK GORE has 329 rush yards (82.3 per game) & 2 rush TDs in past 4 vs. Hou…WR T.Y. HILTON has rec. TD in 3 of past 4 vs. division. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 1,088 rec. yards. Is 1 of 3 in Colts history with 1,000+ rec. yards in 4 different seasons. WR DONTE MONCRIEF aims for 6th in row with rec. TD. Has 6 TD catches in 7 games this season. Had TD catch in last meeting. TE DWAYNE ALLEN had career-high 3 rec. TDs last week…LB ROBERT MATHIS has most career sacks (18.5) by any player vs. Hou. Has sack in 3 of past 4 meetings. Is franchise leader with 121 career sacks. LB ERIK WALDEN is 1 of 6 NFL LBs with 8+ sacks (8) & 2+ FFs (2). Has 4 sacks in past 6. CB VONTAE DAVIS aims for 3rd meeting in row with INT. S MIKE ADAMS has 2 INTs, FF & FR in past 3 meetings.


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One Response to “Texans at Colts NFL Week 14 Capsule”

  1. Berdj J. Rassam says:

    That was a big win for the Texans on the road.

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