New England 41, Houston 28

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1st Quarter

1Q 15:00 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 71 yards, 38-D. Manning returns for 94 yards (32-D. McCourty).
1 and 10 - NE 12 14:49 23-A. Foster rush for 3 yards (75-V. Wilfork, 50-R. Ninkovich).
2 and 7 - NE 9 14:09 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 86-J. Casey.
3 and 7 - NE 9 14:05 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 80-A. Johnson.
4 and 7 - NE 9 14:00 17-S. Graham 27 yard field goal is GOOD.
HOU 3    NE 0    Plays: 4    Possession: 1:00
1Q 13:57 New England
HOU 35 17-S. Graham kicks 60 yards, 32-D. McCourty returns for 14 yards (22-A. Ball).
1 and 10 - NE 19 13:51 39-D. Woodhead rush for no gain (99-J. Watt, 29-G. Quin).
2 and 10 - NE 19 13:23 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 8 yards (25-K. Jackson).
3 and 2 - NE 27 12:52 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 85-B. Lloyd.
4 and 2 - NE 27 12:48 14-Z. Mesko punts 61 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 5 yards (23-M. Cole).
1Q 12:38 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 17 12:38 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 10 yards (28-S. Gregory).
1 and 10 - HOU 27 12:09 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 11 yards (31-A. Talib).
1 and 10 - HOU 38 11:37 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 13 yards (95-C. Jones).
1 and 10 - NE 49 10:58 23-A. Foster rush for -1 yard (75-V. Wilfork, 55-B. Spikes).
3 and 11 - 50 10:17 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 80-A. Johnson.
3 and 11 - 50 10:13 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 5 yards (28-S. Gregory, 31-A. Talib).
4 and 6 - NE 45 9:35 5-D. Jones punts 33 yards, downed by 11-D. Posey.
1Q 9:27 New England
1 and 10 - NE 12 9:27 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 5 yards (53-B. James, 54-B. Ruud).
2 and 5 - NE 17 9:07 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 6 yards (38-D. Manning).
1 and 10 - NE 23 8:39 34-S. Vereen rush for -1 yard (98-C. Barwin).
2 and 11 - NE 22 8:16 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 87-R. Gronkowski.
3 and 11 - NE 22 8:10 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 11 yards (25-K. Jackson).
1 and 10 - NE 33 7:26 12-T. Brady sacked for -9 yards (99-J. Watt, 58-B. Reed).
2 and 19 - NE 24 6:50 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 11 yards (98-C. Barwin).
3 and 8 - NE 35 6:05 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
4 and 8 - NE 35 6:01 14-Z. Mesko punts 57 yards, 82-K. Martin returns for 12 yards (25-P. Chung, 18-M. Slater).
1Q 5:49 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 20 5:49 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 14 yards, forced out of bounds (31-A. Talib).
1 and 10 - HOU 34 5:27 23-A. Foster rush for 2 yards (32-D. McCourty).
2 and 8 - HOU 36 4:43 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 80-A. Johnson.
3 and 8 - HOU 36 4:40 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 23-A. Foster.
4 and 8 - HOU 36 4:36 5-D. Jones punts 29 yards, ball out of bounds.
1Q 4:29 New England
1 and 10 - NE 35 4:29 22-S. Ridley rush for 14 yards (53-B. James).
1 and 10 - NE 49 3:57 22-S. Ridley rush for -2 yards (53-B. James).
2 and 12 - NE 47 3:20 12-T. Brady pass to 22-S. Ridley for 13 yards (98-C. Barwin).
1 and 10 - HOU 40 2:38 12-T. Brady pass to 34-S. Vereen for 25 yards (38-D. Manning).
1 and 10 - HOU 15 1:55 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 14 yards (54-B. Ruud, 24-J. Joseph).
1 and goal - HOU 1 1:31 34-S. Vereen rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 3    NE 7    Plays: 6    Possession: 3:01
1Q 1:28 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 74 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 1:28 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 16 yards (31-A. Talib).
1 and 10 - HOU 36 0:50 23-A. Foster rush for -1 yard (50-R. Ninkovich, 51-J. Mayo).
2 and 11 - HOU 35 0:07 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 12 yards, forced out of bounds (37-A. Dennard).
END QUARTER 1

2nd Quarter

Houston continued...
1 and 10 - HOU 47 15:00 23-A. Foster rush for no gain (75-V. Wilfork, 54-D. Hightower).
2 and 10 - HOU 47 14:25 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
3 and 10 - HOU 47 14:20 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
4 and 10 - HOU 47 14:14 5-D. Jones punts 37 yards, fair catch by 83-W. Welker.
2Q 14:07 New England
1 and 10 - NE 16 14:07 22-S. Ridley rush for 2 yards (58-B. Reed, 92-E. Mitchell).
2 and 8 - NE 18 13:35 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
3 and 8 - NE 18 13:31 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 30 yards (29-G. Quin, 31-S. Keo).
1 and 10 - NE 48 13:06 34-S. Vereen rush for 22 yards (38-D. Manning, 53-B. James).
1 and 10 - HOU 30 12:21 34-S. Vereen rush for 8 yards (31-S. Keo, 98-C. Barwin).
2 and 2 - HOU 22 11:41 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
3 and 2 - HOU 22 11:36 34-S. Vereen rush for 6 yards (31-S. Keo).
1 and 10 - HOU 16 10:56 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 85-B. Lloyd. PENALTY on New England, Unsportsmanlike Conduct (enforced, 15 yards).
2 and 25 - HOU 31 10:53 12-T. Brady pass to 34-S. Vereen for 12 yards (31-S. Keo, 53-B. James).
3 and 13 - HOU 19 10:25 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 81-A. Hernandez.
4 and 13 - HOU 19 10:20 3-S. Gostkowski 37 yard field goal is GOOD.
HOU 3    NE 10    Plays: 11    Possession: 3:47
2Q 10:16 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 74 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 10:16 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 13 yards (31-A. Talib).
1 and 10 - HOU 33 9:41 23-A. Foster rush for 7 yards (31-A. Talib).
2 and 3 - HOU 40 9:02 23-A. Foster rush for -1 yard (50-R. Ninkovich). PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
2 and 13 - HOU 30 8:40 8-M. Schaub pass to 11-D. Posey for 24 yards, forced out of bounds (32-D. McCourty).
1 and 10 - NE 46 8:06 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
2 and 10 - NE 46 8:02 8-M. Schaub pass to 11-D. Posey for -2 yards (54-D. Hightower).
3 and 12 - NE 48 7:17 8-M. Schaub pass to 88-G. Graham for 5 yards (28-S. Gregory).
New England timeout at 6:42
4 and 7 - NE 43 6:42 5-D. Jones punts 43 yards, touchback.
2Q 6:34 New England
1 and 10 - NE 20 6:34 34-S. Vereen rush for -1 yard (99-J. Watt).
2 and 11 - NE 19 5:56 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
3 and 11 - NE 19 5:53 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 13 yards (26-B. Harris).
1 and 10 - NE 32 5:17 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 7 yards (22-A. Ball).
2 and 3 - NE 39 4:43 22-S. Ridley rush for 6 yards (93-J. Crick, 53-B. James).
1 and 10 - NE 45 4:06 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 47 yards, forced out of bounds (29-G. Quin).
1 and goal - HOU 8 3:43 12-T. Brady pass to 34-S. Vereen for 8 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 3    NE 17    Plays: 7    Possession: 2:56
2Q 3:38 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 62 yards, 38-D. Manning returns for 35 yards (3-S. Gostkowski). PENALTY on New England, Horse-collar Tackle (enforced, 15 yards).
1 and 10 - NE 47 3:30 23-A. Foster rush for 21 yards (32-D. McCourty).
1 and 10 - NE 26 2:59 23-A. Foster rush for 19 yards, forced out of bounds (32-D. McCourty).
1 and goal - NE 7 2:27 23-A. Foster rush for 2 yards (95-C. Jones, 28-S. Gregory).
Two minute warning
2 and goal - NE 5 2:00 23-A. Foster rush for 4 yards (31-A. Talib).
3 and goal - NE 1 1:20 23-A. Foster rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN. Official challenged the ruling, and the play was UPHELD.
17-S. Graham extra point is GOOD.
HOU 10    NE 17    Plays: 5    Possession: 2:23
2Q 1:15 New England
HOU 35 17-S. Graham kicks 57 yards, 32-D. McCourty returns for 18 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NE 26 1:09 34-S. Vereen rush for 4 yards (94-A. Smith).
2 and 6 - NE 30 0:40 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 81-A. Hernandez.
3 and 6 - NE 30 0:36 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 81-A. Hernandez.
4 and 6 - NE 30 0:31 14-Z. Mesko punts 32 yards, ball out of bounds.
2Q 0:24 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 38 0:24 8-M. Schaub pass to 86-J. Casey for 9 yards (51-J. Mayo).
Houston timeout at 0:18
2 and 1 - HOU 47 0:18 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 11 yards (28-S. Gregory, 27-T. Wilson).
Houston timeout at 0:11
1 and 10 - NE 42 0:11 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
2 and 10 - NE 42 0:07 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 5 yards (27-T. Wilson).
Houston timeout at 0:02
3 and 5 - NE 37 0:02 17-S. Graham 55 yard field goal is GOOD.
END QUARTER 2
HOU 13    NE 17    Plays: 5    Possession: 0:22
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3rd Quarter

3Q 15:00 New England
HOU 35 17-S. Graham kicks 53 yards, 18-M. Slater returns for 19 yards (27-Q. Demps, 35-E. Pleasant).
1 and 10 - NE 31 14:54 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 85-B. Lloyd.
2 and 10 - NE 31 14:50 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 6 yards (25-K. Jackson, 24-J. Joseph).
3 and 4 - NE 37 14:12 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 6 yards (29-G. Quin, 38-D. Manning).
1 and 10 - NE 43 13:34 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 5 yards (25-K. Jackson, 53-B. James).
2 and 5 - NE 48 12:52 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 40 yards (26-B. Harris).
1 and 10 - HOU 12 12:10 22-S. Ridley rush for 4 yards (53-B. James, 98-C. Barwin).
2 and 6 - HOU 8 11:34 22-S. Ridley rush for 8 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 13    NE 24    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:30
3Q 11:30 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 11:30 23-A. Foster rush for 6 yards (71-B. Deaderick).
2 and 4 - HOU 26 10:56 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for -1 yard (51-J. Mayo).
3 and 5 - HOU 25 10:02 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
4 and 5 - HOU 25 9:55 5-D. Jones punts 40 yards, 83-W. Welker returns for no gain (27-Q. Demps).
3Q 9:47 New England
1 and 10 - NE 35 9:47 12-T. Brady pass to 34-S. Vereen for 5 yards (54-B. Ruud).
2 and 5 - NE 40 9:09 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
3 and 5 - NE 40 9:05 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 34-S. Vereen.
4 and 5 - NE 40 8:57 14-Z. Mesko punts 50 yards, muffed catch by 82-K. Martin, ball out of bounds.
3Q 8:50 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 10 8:50 PENALTY on Houston, False Start (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 15 - HOU 5 8:50 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 28 yards (50-R. Ninkovich).
1 and 10 - HOU 33 8:10 23-A. Foster rush for 3 yards (75-V. Wilfork).
2 and 7 - HOU 36 7:35 8-M. Schaub, sacked for -9 yards (50-R. Ninkovich), FUMBLES (50-R. Ninkovich), RECOVERED by 8-M. Schaub returned for no gain (50-R. Ninkovich).
3 and 16 - HOU 27 7:00 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 22 yards (32-D. McCourty).
1 and 10 - HOU 49 6:29 23-A. Foster rush for 7 yards (28-S. Gregory).
2 and 3 - NE 44 5:54 8-M. Schaub pass to 86-J. Casey for 5 yards (51-J. Mayo).
1 and 10 - NE 39 5:26 23-A. Foster rush for 1 yard (55-B. Spikes).
2 and 9 - NE 38 4:50 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 1 yard, forced out of bounds (31-A. Talib).
3 and 8 - NE 37 4:20 8-M. Schaub pass intended for 86-J. Casey, INTERCEPTED by 50-R. Ninkovich returned for 6 yards (55-C. Myers).
3Q 4:14 New England
1 and 10 - NE 37 4:14 30-S. Routt rush for 9 yards (58-B. Reed).
2 and 1 - NE 46 3:36 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 14 yards (38-D. Manning).
1 and 10 - HOU 40 2:56 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 7 yards (24-J. Joseph).
2 and 3 - HOU 33 2:21 22-S. Ridley rush for 5 yards (99-J. Watt, 54-B. Ruud).
1 and 10 - HOU 28 1:57 22-S. Ridley rush for 23 yards (38-D. Manning, 29-G. Quin).
1 and goal - HOU 5 1:25 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 13    NE 31    Plays: 6    Possession: 2:53
3Q 1:21 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 69 yards, 38-D. Manning returns for 18 yards (23-M. Cole, 90-N. Koutouvides).
1 and 10 - HOU 14 1:15 8-M. Schaub pass to 88-G. Graham for 8 yards (54-D. Hightower).
2 and 2 - HOU 22 0:49 23-A. Foster rush for 1 yard (51-J. Mayo).
3 and 1 - HOU 23 0:15 23-A. Foster rush for no gain (74-K. Love, 51-J. Mayo).
END QUARTER 3

4th Quarter

Houston continued...
4 and 1 - HOU 23 15:00 23-A. Foster rush for 1 yard (31-A. Talib). New England challenged the ruling, and the play was UPHELD.
1 and 10 - HOU 24 14:18 8-M. Schaub rush for 1 yard (75-V. Wilfork).
2 and 9 - HOU 25 13:51 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 23-A. Foster.
3 and 9 - HOU 25 13:45 8-M. Schaub pass to 83-K. Walter for 8 yards (37-A. Dennard), FUMBLES (37-A. Dennard), ball out of bounds.
4 and 1 - HOU 33 13:19 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 11-D. Posey.
4Q 13:13 New England
1 and 10 - HOU 33 13:13 12-T. Brady pass to 34-S. Vereen for 33 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
HOU 13    NE 38    Plays: 1    Possession: 0:06
4Q 13:07 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 71 yards, 38-D. Manning returns for 69 yards (24-K. Arrington).
1 and 10 - NE 37 12:58 23-A. Foster rush for 7 yards (28-S. Gregory).
2 and 3 - NE 30 12:39 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 11-D. Posey.
3 and 3 - NE 30 12:36 23-A. Foster rush for 2 yards (94-J. Francis).
4 and 1 - NE 28 12:07 23-A. Foster rush for 3 yards (55-B. Spikes).
1 and 10 - NE 25 11:42 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 11-D. Posey. Houston challenged the ruling, and the play was REVERSED.
1 and 10 - NE 25 11:42 8-M. Schaub pass to 11-D. Posey for 25 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
17-S. Graham extra point is GOOD.
HOU 20    NE 38    Plays: 5    Possession: 1:32
4Q 11:35 New England
HOU 35 17-S. Graham kicks 74 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - NE 20 11:35 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 22-S. Ridley.
2 and 10 - NE 20 11:31 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 5 yards (24-J. Joseph).
3 and 5 - NE 25 10:50 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 21 yards (99-J. Watt). PENALTY on New England, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
3 and 15 - NE 15 10:17 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 85-B. Lloyd.
4 and 15 - NE 15 10:11 14-Z. Mesko punts 64 yards, downed by 18-M. Slater.
4Q 9:58 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 21 9:58 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 3 yards (55-B. Spikes).
2 and 7 - HOU 24 9:58 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 6 yards (55-B. Spikes).
3 and 1 - HOU 30 9:03 8-M. Schaub pass to 83-K. Walter for 7 yards (28-S. Gregory). PENALTY on New England, Unnecessary Roughness (enforced, 15 yards).
1 and 10 - NE 48 8:45 8-M. Schaub pass to 28-J. Forsett for 9 yards (28-S. Gregory).
2 and 1 - NE 39 8:17 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for -1 yard (51-J. Mayo).
3 and 2 - NE 40 7:43 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 24 yards (32-D. McCourty).
1 and 10 - NE 16 7:15 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 12 yards (28-S. Gregory, 55-B. Spikes).
1 and goal - NE 4 6:45 23-A. Foster rush for 2 yards (99-T. Scott).
2 and goal - NE 2 6:16 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 81-O. Daniels.
3 and goal - NE 2 6:13 8-M. Schaub rush for no gain (32-D. McCourty). PENALTY on New England, Defensive Offside (enforced, 1 yards) - No play.
3 and goal - NE 1 5:55 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for no gain (37-A. Dennard, 32-D. McCourty).
4 and goal - NE 1 5:15 8-M. Schaub pass to 23-A. Foster for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson, 2pt conversion SUCCEEDS.
HOU 28    NE 38    Plays: 11    Possession: 4:47
4Q 5:11 New England
HOU 35 5:11 17-S. Graham kicks onside 12 yards, 50-R. Ninkovich returns for no gain (59-W. Mercilus).
1 and 10 - HOU 47 5:08 22-S. Ridley rush for 6 yards (92-E. Mitchell, 53-B. James).
2 and 4 - HOU 41 4:24 22-S. Ridley rush for 2 yards (53-B. James, 59-W. Mercilus).
Houston timeout at 4:17
3 and 2 - HOU 39 4:17 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker. PENALTY on Houston, Defensive Holding (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - HOU 34 4:13 22-S. Ridley rush for 6 yards (92-E. Mitchell).
Houston timeout at 4:07
2 and 4 - HOU 28 4:07 22-S. Ridley rush for 2 yards (54-B. Ruud).
Houston timeout at 4:03
3 and 2 - HOU 26 4:03 12-T. Brady pass to 85-B. Lloyd for 8 yards (24-J. Joseph).
1 and 10 - HOU 18 3:22 22-S. Ridley rush for -2 yards (92-E. Mitchell, 98-C. Barwin).
2 and 12 - HOU 20 2:38 34-S. Vereen rush for 1 yard (53-B. James, 98-C. Barwin).
Two minute warning
3 and 11 - HOU 19 2:00 12-T. Brady kneels for -1 yard.
New England timeout at 1:18
4 and 12 - HOU 20 1:18 3-S. Gostkowski 38 yard field goal is GOOD.
HOU 28    NE 41    Plays: 9    Possession: 3:53
4Q 1:14 Houston
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 51 yards, 86-J. Casey returns for 14 yards (43-N. Ebner, 23-M. Cole).
1 and 10 - HOU 28 1:09 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 86-J. Casey.
2 and 10 - HOU 28 1:04 8-M. Schaub pass to 80-A. Johnson for 16 yards (31-A. Talib).
1 and 10 - HOU 44 0:41 8-M. Schaub pass to 86-J. Casey for 15 yards (24-K. Arrington).
1 and 10 - NE 41 0:21 8-M. Schaub pass incomplete to 18-L. Jean.
2 and 10 - NE 41 0:17 8-M. Schaub pass to 81-O. Daniels for 9 yards (27-T. Wilson).
END OF GAME

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