Houston 34, Indianapolis 24

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, September 12, 2010 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, September 12, 2010
WHERE: Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas
TEMPERATURE: DOME
HEAD OFFICIAL: Ed Hochuli
ATTENDANCE: 70974

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Indianapolis 0 10 0 14 24
Houston 6 7 7 14 34

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indianapolis 0-1 0-0 0-1 L1
Houston 1-0 1-0 0-0 W1

Recap

Arian Foster rushed for 231 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Houston Texans to a 34-24 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at Reliant Stadium.

It was Houston's second victory against the Colts in 17 meetings.

After falling behind 13-0, the Colts pulled within 13-10 at halftime before Foster took over. Foster scored on runs of 1, 25 and 8 yards in the second half, the last of which sealed the victory with 1:56 left. Foster's 231 rushing yards are the most all-time against the Colts.

Peyton Manning threw for 433 yards and three touchdowns on 40-of-57 passing. Austin Collie led Colts receivers with 10 catches for 131 yards and a score, and Reggie Wayne and Dallas Clark also caught touchdown passes. Joseph Addai rushed for 44 yards on 10 carries.

Texans quarterback Matt Schaub completed 9 of 17 passes for 107 yards, throwing one touchdown and one interception. His touchdown pass was a 22-yard strike to Kevin Walter early in the second quarter.

Neil Rackers hit a pair of first-quarter field goals from 30 and 49 yards.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Indianapolis   Houston
Joseph Addai Player Arian Foster
10 Attempts 33
44 Yards 231
4.4 Avg Yards 7.0
0 Touchdowns 3
17 Long 42
Receiving
Indianapolis   Houston
Austin Collie Player Andre Johnson
11 Receptions 3
163 Yards 33
14.8 Avg Yards 11.0
1 Touchdowns 0
73 Long 21

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Indianapolis 463 44 419 3 1 1 2.0 0
Houston 355 257 98 4 2 0 2.0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Washington. The Texans have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Indianapolis will play their next game at home against N.Y. Giants. The Colts have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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