Week 17 Game Capsule: Texans v. Colts

Make sure you pack some of this for the trip, Antonio. - Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports

A look inside the history and numbers of Texans-Colts as they prepare for their regular season finale, with nothing but a little something called the No. 1 seed in the AFC Playoffs on the line.

Courtesy of NFL Communications, I give you these numbers, notes, and food for thought as your Houston Texans prepare to conclude their 2012 regular season in Indianapolis (where they've never won) against the Colts...

HOUSTON TEXANS (12-3) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (10-5)

SERIES

TEXANS

COLTS

SERIES LEADER

17-4

STREAKS

3 of past 5

8 of past 11

COACHES VS. OPP.

Kubiak: 4-9

Pagano: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 23-6 vs. Vikings

W 20-13 at Chiefs

LAST GAME

12/16/12: Colts 17 at Texans 29. Houston RB Arian Foster rushes for 165 yards & WR Andre Johnson adds 151 receiving yards & TD. Texans DE J.J. Watt has 3 sacks & FF.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/22/11: Colts 19, Texans 16. Indianapolis QB Dan Orlovsky throws 1-yard TD pass to WR Reggie Wayne with 19 seconds remaining in 4th quarter in comeback win.

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. Dial Global Radio: Tom McCarthy, Tony Boselli. SIRIUS: 128 (Hou.), 85 (Ind.). XM: 230 (Ind.).

STATS

PASSING

Schaub: 326-508-3,733-22-10-92.4

Luck (R): 325-599-4,183 (3C)-21-18-75.6

RUSHING

Foster: 335-1,328 (2C)-4.0-14 (1L)

Ballard (R): 184-736-4.0-1

RECEIVING

A. Johnson: 100 (3C)-1,457 (1C)-14.6-4

Wayne: 102 (2C)-1,315 (3C)-12.9-5

OFFENSE

373.4 (3C)

368.9

TAKE/GIVE

+14 (T3L)

-14

DEFENSE

327.1

375.7

SACKS

Watt: 20.5 (1L)

Mathis: 8

INTs

Jackson: 4 (T3C)

Butler: 4 (T3C)

PUNTING

Do. Jones: 47.1

McAfee: 48.4 (3L)

KICKING

S. Graham: 128 (2C) (44/44 PAT; 28/34 FG)

Vinatieri: 111 (33/33 PAT; 26/33 FG)

NOTES

TEXANS: Have most wins in single season in franchise history (12)…QB MATT SCHAUB (3,733) needs 267 passing yards to reach 4,000 for 3rd time in career (4,770 in ’09; 4,370 in ’10)…In 4 career meetings vs. Ind., RB ARIAN FOSTER averages 164 rush yards per game (656 total). Since ’10, Foster leads NFL in rush yards (4,168) & rush TDs (40)…WR ANDRE JOHNSON (806) reached 800 career catches in 2nd-fewest games (137) in NFL history last week, trailing only MARVIN HARRISON (131). Johnson (1,457) needs 43 rec. yards to reach 1,500 for 3rd time. Has 9 career games with at least 10 rec. & 150 yards, tied with TIM BROWN for 2nd-most in NFL history. HOFer JERRY RICE has most in league annals with 10 such games. In past 6, Johnson is averaging 143.3 rec. yards per game (860 total)…DE J.J. WATT (20.5) needs 2.5 sacks to surpass MICHAEL STRAHAN (22.5 in ’01) for most sacks in season. Tied career-high with 3 sacks in last game vs. Ind…LB WHITNEY MERCILUS is tied for 1st among AFC rookies with 6 sacks…

COLTS: Have 10-0 record vs. Texans at home. Have won 5 consecutive home games…4th team in NFL history to win 10 or more games following season with 2 or fewer victories…QB ANDREW LUCK (4,183) surpassed CAM NEWTON (4,051 in 2011) for most passing yards by rookie in NFL history last week. Has 7 game-winning drives in 4th quarter or OT, tied for most in single season of any QB since 1970. Luck’s 10 wins are most by rookie QB who was drafted No. 1 overall in SB era (since 1966)…RB VICK BALLARD ranks 2nd among AFC rookies with 736 rush yards…WR REGGIE WAYNE (13,023) needs 67 rec. yards to surpass HOFer STEVE LARGENT (13,089) for No. 13 on all-time list. Reached 100 rec. for 4th time in career, tied for 2nd-most such seasons in NFL history…LB ROBERT MATHIS has 8 sacks in 11 games in ’12. Needs 2 sacks to register at least 10 sacks for 5th time…CB DARIUS BUTLER posted 2nd INT-return TD of season last week. Has career-high 4 INTs in ’12. CB VONTAE DAVIS posted 1st INT as Colt last week.

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