Jacksonville 31, Houston 24

Sunday, November 14, 2010 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, November 14, 2010
WHERE: EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
TEMPERATURE: 70°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Gene Steratore
ATTENDANCE: 62340

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Houston 3 0 14 7 24
Jacksonville 3 14 0 14 31

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 4-5 2-3 2-2 L3
Jacksonville 5-4 3-2 2-2 W2

Recap

David Garrard's desperation pass for Mike Sims-Walker on the last play of the game deflected to Mike Thomas, who pulled it in for a 50-yard touchdown to lift the Jacksonville Jaguars to a 31-24 home victory over the Houston Texans on Sunday.

Houston's Glover Quin seemed to have broken up Garrard's heave to the end zone, but he batted it right to Thomas, who caught it at the 1-yard line and walked into the end zone.

The Jaguars' winning drive started at their own 34 with 8 seconds left after Houston tight end Joel Dreessen fumbled to cost the Texans a chance to win it with a field goal attempt.

Maurice Jones-Drew rushed for 100 yards on 24 carries and scored touchdowns of 3 and 9 yards in the first half for the Jaguars (5-4).

Garrard went 24 of 31 for 342 yards and threw a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns. He also hooked up with backup tight end Zach Miller for a 52-yard touchdown pass with 6:57 left.

Thomas finished with eight catches for 149 yards.

Houston's Matt Schaub threw for 314 yards on 22 of 32 passing with two touchdowns and no interceptions. Andre Johnson caught nine passes for 146 yards and a touchdown and Kevin Walter had six catches for 90 yards and a score.

Arian Foster added 56 rushing yards on 15 carries and scored a 1-yard touchdown for the Texans (4-5).

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Houston   Jacksonville
Arian Foster Player Maurice Jones-Drew
15 Attempts 24
56 Yards 100
3.7 Avg Yards 4.2
1 Touchdowns 2
14 Long 15
Receiving
Houston   Jacksonville
Andre Johnson Player Mike Thomas
9 Receptions 8
146 Yards 149
16.2 Avg Yards 18.6
1 Touchdowns 1
60 Long 50

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Houston 395 81 314 3 1 0 2.0 1
Jacksonville 491 165 326 4 1 0 0.0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Jacksonville will play their next game at home against Cleveland . The Jaguars have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against N.Y. Jets. The Texans have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .444 after a loss.
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