New England 42, Houston 14

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1st Quarter

1Q 15:00 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 73 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 15:00 23-A. Foster rush for 12 yards (50-R. Ninkovich). PENALTY on Houston, Illegal Formation (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 15 - HOU 15 14:36 23-A. Foster rush for 15 yards, forced out of bounds (32-D. McCourty).
New England timeout at 14:14
1 and 10 - HOU 30 14:14 23-A. Foster rush for -1 yard (75-V. Wilfork).
2 and 11 - HOU 29 13:41 23-A. Foster rush for 5 yards (99-T. Scott, 71-B. Deaderick).
3 and 6 - HOU 34 12:59 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 18-L. Jean.
4 and 6 - HOU 34 12:53 5-D. Jones punts 53 yards, 83-W. Welker returns for 31 yards (5-D. Jones, 11-D. Posey).
1Q 12:39 New England
1 and 10 - NE 44 12:39 22-S. Ridley rush for 4 yards (95-S. Cody, 53-B. James).
2 and 6 - NE 48 12:10 22-S. Ridley rush for 14 yards (29-G. Quin).
1 and 10 - HOU 38 11:41 22-S. Ridley rush for 4 yards (99-J. Watt).
2 and 6 - HOU 34 11:09 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 81-A. Hernandez.
3 and 6 - HOU 34 11:05 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 18-M. Slater. PENALTY on Houston, Defensive Holding (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - HOU 29 11:00 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 25 yards (25-K. Jackson).
1 and goal - HOU 4 10:20 22-S. Ridley rush for no gain (92-E. Mitchell, 38-D. Manning), FUMBLES (92-E. Mitchell), RECOVERED by 81-A. Hernandez returned for no gain.
2 and goal - HOU 7 9:31 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 7 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 0    NE 7    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:12
1Q 9:27 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 74 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 9:27 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 8 yards (31-A. Talib).
2 and 2 - HOU 28 8:59 8-M. Schaub pass to 28-J. Forsett for 14 yards, forced out of bounds (51-J. Mayo).
1 and 10 - HOU 42 8:30 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 13 yards (55-B. Spikes).
1 and 10 - NE 45 7:53 8-M. Schaub sacked for -4 yards (99-T. Scott, 50-R. Ninkovich).
2 and 14 - NE 49 7:21 23-A. Foster rush for 2 yards (50-R. Ninkovich).
3 and 12 - NE 47 6:41 8-M. Schaub pass to 18-L. Jean for 24 yards (32-D. McCourty). PENALTY on New England, Defensive Offside (declined).
1 and 10 - NE 23 6:17 23-A. Foster rush for 2 yards (75-V. Wilfork).
2 and 8 - NE 21 5:41 8-M. Schaub pass intended for 83-K. Walter, INTERCEPTED by 32-D. McCourty returned for 19 yards (23-A. Foster).
1Q 5:30 New England
1 and 10 - NE 18 5:30 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
2 and 10 - NE 18 5:23 22-S. Ridley rush for no gain (92-E. Mitchell, 99-J. Watt).
3 and 10 - NE 18 4:43 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 14 yards, forced out of bounds (24-J. Joseph).
1 and 10 - NE 32 4:14 12-T. Brady pass to 39-D. Woodhead for 18 yards (29-G. Quin, 53-B. James).
1 and 10 - 50 3:32 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 13 yards (25-K. Jackson, 29-G. Quin).
1 and 10 - HOU 37 2:55 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 37 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 0    NE 14    Plays: 6    Possession: 2:41
1Q 2:49 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 67 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 27 yards (24-K. Arrington).
1 and 10 - HOU 25 2:45 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 16 yards (37-A. Dennard).
1 and 10 - HOU 41 2:06 23-A. Foster rush for -3 yards (54-D. Hightower).
2 and 13 - HOU 38 1:28 23-A. Foster rush for 1 yard (50-R. Ninkovich).
3 and 12 - HOU 39 0:48 8-M. Schaub, sacked for -9 yards (75-V. Wilfork), FUMBLES (75-V. Wilfork), RECOVERED by 55-C. Myers returned for no gain (95-C. Jones).
4 and 32 - HOU 19 0:05 5-D. Jones punts 56 yards, 83-W. Welker returns for 5 yards (59-W. Mercilus, 31-S. Keo).
END QUARTER 1

2nd Quarter

2Q 15:00 New England
1 and 10 - NE 30 15:00 39-D. Woodhead rush for 4 yards (52-T. Dobbins).
2 and 6 - NE 34 14:32 22-S. Ridley rush for -2 yards (29-G. Quin).
3 and 8 - NE 32 13:57 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 11 yards (38-D. Manning, 27-Q. Demps).
1 and 10 - NE 43 13:28 22-S. Ridley rush for 2 yards (38-D. Manning, 29-G. Quin).
2 and 8 - NE 45 13:03 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for -2 yards (25-K. Jackson).
3 and 10 - NE 43 12:22 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker. PENALTY on Houston, Defensive Pass Interference (enforced, 26 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - HOU 31 12:17 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 15 yards (26-B. Harris).
1 and 10 - HOU 16 11:37 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 12 yards (51-D. Sharpton).
1 and goal - HOU 4 11:04 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 4 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 0    NE 21    Plays: 8    Possession: 3:59
2Q 11:01 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 11:01 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 6 yards, forced out of bounds (31-A. Talib).
2 and 4 - HOU 26 10:38 23-A. Foster rush for no gain (51-J. Mayo).
3 and 4 - HOU 26 10:01 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 18-L. Jean.
4 and 4 - HOU 26 9:57 5-D. Jones punts 40 yards, fair catch by 83-W. Welker.
2Q 9:51 New England
1 and 10 - NE 34 9:51 22-S. Ridley rush for 3 yards (51-D. Sharpton, 29-G. Quin).
2 and 7 - NE 37 9:23 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 5 yards (38-D. Manning, 51-D. Sharpton).
3 and 2 - NE 42 8:42 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 85-B. Lloyd.
4 and 2 - NE 42 8:38 14-Z. Mesko punts 47 yards, fair catch by 82-K. Martin.
2Q 8:32 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 11 8:32 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 25 yards (28-S. Gregory).
1 and 10 - HOU 36 7:59 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 23-A. Foster.
2 and 10 - HOU 36 7:56 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 9 yards, forced out of bounds (31-A. Talib).
3 and 1 - HOU 45 7:29 23-A. Foster rush for 5 yards (28-S. Gregory).
1 and 10 - 50 6:52 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 3 yards, forced out of bounds (54-D. Hightower).
2 and 7 - NE 47 6:24 23-A. Foster rush for 9 yards (54-D. Hightower).
1 and 10 - NE 38 5:58 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
2 and 10 - NE 38 5:54 28-J. Forsett rush for -2 yards (75-V. Wilfork, 51-J. Mayo).
3 and 12 - NE 40 5:13 8-M. Schaub pass to 18-L. Jean for 7 yards (37-A. Dennard).
Houston timeout at 4:49
4 and 5 - NE 33 4:49 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 83-K. Walter.
2Q 4:44 New England
1 and 10 - NE 33 4:44 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 85-B. Lloyd.
2 and 10 - NE 33 4:39 34-S. Vereen rush for 4 yards (42-J. Demps, 52-T. Dobbins).
3 and 6 - NE 37 3:58 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 10 yards (38-D. Manning). PENALTY on New England, Offensive Pass Interference (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
3 and 16 - NE 27 3:36 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 39-D. Woodhead.
4 and 16 - NE 27 3:33 14-Z. Mesko punts 40 yards, ball out of bounds.
2Q 3:26 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 34 3:26 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 23 yards (32-D. McCourty).
1 and 10 - NE 43 2:42 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 23-A. Foster.
New England timeout at 2:38
2 and 10 - NE 43 2:38 23-A. Foster rush for no gain (51-J. Mayo).
Two minute warning
3 and 10 - NE 43 2:00 PENALTY on New England, Neutral Zone Infraction (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
3 and 5 - NE 38 2:00 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 80-A. Johnson.
New England timeout at 1:55
4 and 5 - NE 38 1:55 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 83-K. Walter.
2Q 1:52 New England
1 and 10 - NE 38 1:52 34-S. Vereen rush for 1 yard (98-C. Barwin, 51-D. Sharpton).
2 and 9 - NE 39 1:24 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 6 yards (24-J. Joseph).
3 and 3 - NE 45 0:55 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 81-A. Hernandez.
4 and 3 - NE 45 0:50 14-Z. Mesko punts 55 yards, touchback.
2Q 0:41 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 20 0:41 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 11 yards (51-J. Mayo).
1 and 10 - HOU 31 0:21 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 80-A. Johnson.
2 and 10 - HOU 31 0:16 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 18-L. Jean.
3 and 10 - HOU 31 0:10 23-A. Foster rush for 9 yards (23-M. Cole, 27-T. Wilson).
END QUARTER 2
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3rd Quarter

3Q 15:00 New England
HOU 35 17-S. Graham kicks 71 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - NE 20 15:00 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
2 and 10 - NE 20 14:56 34-S. Vereen rush for 9 yards (42-J. Demps, 24-J. Joseph).
3 and 1 - NE 29 14:21 22-S. Ridley rush for 4 yards (98-C. Barwin).
1 and 10 - NE 33 13:54 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 81-A. Hernandez.
2 and 10 - NE 33 13:50 34-S. Vereen rush for 2 yards (59-W. Mercilus).
3 and 8 - NE 35 13:18 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 19-D. Stallworth.
4 and 8 - NE 35 13:13 14-Z. Mesko punts 48 yards, 26-D. Martin returns for 1 yard (23-M. Cole). PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding (enforced, 9 yards).
3Q 13:03 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 9 13:03 23-A. Foster rush for 3 yards (50-R. Ninkovich, 71-B. Deaderick).
2 and 7 - HOU 12 12:23 23-A. Foster rush for -2 yards (71-B. Deaderick).
3 and 9 - HOU 10 11:41 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 8 yards (37-A. Dennard).
4 and 1 - HOU 18 11:03 5-D. Jones punts 59 yards, 83-W. Welker returns for 3 yards (50-B. Braman).
3Q 10:54 New England
1 and 10 - NE 26 10:54 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 34-S. Vereen.
2 and 10 - NE 26 10:49 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 11 yards (38-D. Manning).
1 and 10 - NE 37 10:07 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
2 and 10 - NE 37 10:04 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
3 and 10 - NE 37 10:00 12-T. Brady pass to 19-D. Stallworth for 63 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 0    NE 28    Plays: 5    Possession: 1:05
3Q 9:49 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 65 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 12 yards (24-K. Arrington).
1 and 10 - HOU 12 9:41 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 16 yards (24-K. Arrington). PENALTY on New England, Illegal Use of Hands (declined).
1 and 10 - HOU 28 9:09 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 5 yards (28-S. Gregory).
2 and 5 - HOU 33 8:28 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 80-A. Johnson. PENALTY on New England, Defensive Pass Interference (enforced, 15 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - HOU 48 8:23 44-B. Tate rush for 23 yards (37-A. Dennard).
1 and 10 - NE 29 7:49 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 18-L. Jean. PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Pass Interference (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
1 and 20 - NE 39 7:42 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 13 - NE 32 7:12 8-M. Schaub pass to 86-J. Casey for 30 yards (32-D. McCourty).
1 and goal - NE 2 6:42 PENALTY on New England, Defensive 12 On-field (enforced, 1 yards) - No play.
1 and goal - NE 1 6:21 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 66-A. Gardner.
2 and goal - NE 1 6:15 23-A. Foster rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
17-S. Graham extra point is GOOD.
HOU 7    NE 28    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:37
3Q 6:12 New England
HOU 35 17-S. Graham kicks 70 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - NE 20 6:12 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
2 and 10 - NE 20 6:07 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 7 yards (24-J. Joseph).
3 and 3 - NE 27 5:29 12-T. Brady, sacked for -7 yards (59-W. Mercilus).
4 and 10 - NE 20 5:00 14-Z. Mesko punts 51 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 10 yards (59-M. Rivera). PENALTY on Houston, Illegal Block Above the Waist (enforced, 10 yards).
3Q 4:50 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 19 4:50 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 8 yards (28-S. Gregory).
2 and 2 - HOU 27 4:23 8-M. Schaub pass to 44-B. Tate for -1 yard (54-D. Hightower).
3 and 3 - HOU 26 3:42 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 82-K. Martin.
4 and 3 - HOU 26 3:37 5-D. Jones punts 57 yards, 83-W. Welker returns for 11 yards (51-D. Sharpton).
3Q 3:28 New England
1 and 10 - NE 28 3:28 22-S. Ridley rush for 2 yards (53-B. James).
2 and 8 - NE 30 2:51 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 47-M. Hoomanawanui. PENALTY on Houston, Illegal Contact (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - NE 35 2:46 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 9 yards (53-B. James, 98-C. Barwin).
2 and 1 - NE 44 2:18 22-S. Ridley rush for 4 yards (29-G. Quin, 53-B. James).
1 and 10 - NE 48 1:54 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 14 yards (24-J. Joseph).
1 and 10 - HOU 38 1:26 22-S. Ridley rush for 5 yards (53-B. James, 92-E. Mitchell).
2 and 5 - HOU 33 1:01 22-S. Ridley rush for no gain (93-J. Crick, 99-J. Watt).
3 and 5 - HOU 33 0:19 12-T. Brady rush for 6 yards (38-D. Manning).
END QUARTER 3

4th Quarter

New England continued...
1 and 10 - HOU 27 15:00 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 18 yards (29-G. Quin). PENALTY on New England, Offensive Holding (offsetting). PENALTY on Houston, Defensive Holding (offsetting).
1 and 10 - HOU 27 14:29 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
2 and 10 - HOU 27 14:26 12-T. Brady pass to 39-D. Woodhead for 16 yards (99-J. Watt), FUMBLES (99-J. Watt), RECOVERED by 85-B. Lloyd returned for no gain, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 7    NE 35    Plays: 10    Possession: 4:13
4Q 14:15 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 73 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 14:15 44-B. Tate rush for 10 yards (25-P. Chung, 54-D. Hightower).
1 and 10 - HOU 30 13:48 44-B. Tate rush for 8 yards (51-J. Mayo).
2 and 2 - HOU 38 13:14 44-B. Tate rush for 1 yard (54-D. Hightower).
3 and 1 - HOU 39 12:35 44-B. Tate rush for no gain (71-B. Deaderick, 50-R. Ninkovich).
4 and 1 - HOU 39 11:55 5-D. Jones punts 29 yards, ball out of bounds.
4Q 11:47 New England
1 and 10 - NE 32 11:47 22-S. Ridley rush for 6 yards (54-B. Ruud).
2 and 4 - NE 38 11:23 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 8 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NE 46 10:53 22-S. Ridley rush for 4 yards (52-T. Dobbins).
2 and 6 - 50 10:31 22-S. Ridley rush for 9 yards, forced out of bounds (54-B. Ruud).
1 and 10 - HOU 41 10:09 34-S. Vereen rush for 11 yards (38-D. Manning).
1 and 10 - HOU 30 9:41 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 3 yards (24-J. Joseph).
2 and 7 - HOU 27 9:08 34-S. Vereen rush for 7 yards (93-J. Crick, 54-B. Ruud).
1 and 10 - HOU 20 8:36 22-S. Ridley rush for 4 yards (93-J. Crick, 54-B. Ruud).
2 and 6 - HOU 16 8:01 22-S. Ridley rush for 2 yards (94-A. Smith, 93-J. Crick).
3 and 4 - HOU 14 7:28 22-S. Ridley rush for 14 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 7    NE 42    Plays: 10    Possession: 4:24
4Q 7:23 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 71 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 7:23 44-B. Tate rush for 5 yards (25-P. Chung). PENALTY on New England, Face Mask (enforced, 15 yards).
1 and 10 - HOU 40 7:04 44-B. Tate rush for -2 yards (51-J. Mayo).
2 and 12 - HOU 38 6:34 13-T. Yates pass to 82-K. Martin for -4 yards (32-D. McCourty).
3 and 16 - HOU 34 5:51 28-J. Forsett rush for 5 yards (95-C. Jones, 71-B. Deaderick).
4 and 11 - HOU 39 5:16 5-D. Jones punts 51 yards, fair catch by 83-W. Welker.
4Q 5:09 New England
1 and 10 - NE 10 5:09 38-B. Bolden rush for 5 yards (51-D. Sharpton, 92-E. Mitchell).
2 and 5 - NE 15 4:31 38-B. Bolden rush for 6 yards (92-E. Mitchell, 50-B. Braman).
1 and 10 - NE 21 3:54 38-B. Bolden rush for 15 yards. PENALTY on New England, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
1 and 20 - NE 11 3:47 34-S. Vereen rush for 2 yards (26-B. Harris, 95-S. Cody).
2 and 18 - NE 13 3:10 15-R. Mallett pass intended for 80-V. Shiancoe, INTERCEPTED by 31-S. Keo returned for 1 yard (18-M. Slater).
4Q 3:01 Houston
1 and 10 - NE 25 3:01 28-J. Forsett rush for 4 yards (99-T. Scott, 59-M. Rivera).
2 and 6 - NE 21 2:27 13-T. Yates pass incomplete to 11-D. Posey.
3 and 6 - NE 21 2:23 13-T. Yates pass to 11-D. Posey for 19 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and goal - NE 2 2:14 13-T. Yates pass incomplete to 82-K. Martin.
2 and goal - NE 2 2:09 44-B. Tate rush for 1 yard, forced out of bounds (23-M. Cole).
Houston timeout at 2:04
3 and goal - NE 1 2:04 13-T. Yates rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
17-S. Graham extra point is GOOD.
Two minute warning
HOU 14    NE 42    Plays: 6    Possession: 1:01
4Q 2:00 New England
HOU 35 17-S. Graham kicks 63 yards, 83-W. Welker returns for 7 yards (31-S. Keo).
1 and 10 - NE 9 1:57 15-R. Mallett kneels for -1 yard.
2 and 11 - NE 8 1:18 15-R. Mallett kneels for -1 yard.
3 and 12 - NE 7 0:40 15-R. Mallett kneels for -1 yard.
END OF GAME

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Denver 
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Baltimore 
Washington 
28
31
Kansas City 
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7
30
San Diego 
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34
24
Tennessee 
Indianapolis 
23
27
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17
10
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21
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30
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23
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12
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20
19
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27
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