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NFL Week 6 Game Capsule: Texans v. Colts

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Take a look inside the numbers as the Houston Texans get ready for their first AFC South game of the 2014 season. This one's under the lights of Thursday Night Football.

The last time the Texans hosted the Colts in Houston, Andre Johnson had himself a game to remember.
The last time the Texans hosted the Colts in Houston, Andre Johnson had himself a game to remember.
Bob Levey

Courtesy of NFL Communications, I give you these numbers, notes, and food for thought as your Houston Texans prepare to make their 2014 primetime debut in an AFC South squabble with the Indianapolis Colts.

COLTS

TEXANS

THURS. RECORD

11-1-1

2-3

SERIES LEADER

20-4

STREAKS

Past 3

COACHES VS. OPP.

Pagano: 3-1

O’Brien: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 20-13 vs. Ravens

L 20-17 (OT) at Cowboys

LAST GAME

12/15/13: Texans 3 at Colts 25. Indianapolis CB Darius Butler has 2 INTs & DE Cory Redding records safety. Colts RB Trent Richardson totals 102 scrimmage yards & TD reception.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/3/13: Colts 27, Texans 24. Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck throws for 271 yards & 3 TDs to WR T.Y. Hilton (10, 58, 9), who totals 121 yards on 7 catches (17.3 avg.)

BROADCAST

CBS/NFLN (7:25 PM CT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Rod Woodson, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 93 (Ind.), 92 (Hou.). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Ind.), 226 (Hou.).

PASSING

Luck: 147-216-1617-14-6-100.0

Fitzpatrick: 89-137-1056-5-6-82.3

RUSHING

Bradshaw: 49-250-5.1-0

Foster: 86-404-4.7-3

RECEIVING

Hilton: 31-381-12.3-0

A. Johnson: 27-320-11.9-0

OFFENSE

439.6

338.0

TAKE/GIVE

+1

+4

DEFENSE

342.2

385.4

SACKS

4 tied: 2

Watt: 2

INTs

3 tied: 2

5 tied: 1

PUNTING

McAfee: 49.3

Lechler: 47.5

KICKING

Vinatieri: 48 (18/18 PAT; 10/10 FG)

Bullock: 38 (11/11 PAT; 9/10 FG)

COLTS:

In past 9, QB ANDREW LUCK has completed 247 of 368 passes (67.1 pct.) for 2,646 yards with 22 TDs vs. 7 INTs for 100 rating. Luck aims for 4th in row with 300+ passing yards.

RB TRENT RICHARDSON had a TD catch in last meeting with Houston.

In only meeting (10/10/10 with NYG) RB AHMAD BRADSHAW had 89 scrimmage yards (67 rush, 22 rec.). Bradshaw leads NFL RBs with 4 TD catches in 2014.

Last week, WR REGGIE WAYNE (13,950) surpassed CRIS CARTER (13,899) for 9th-most receiving yards all-time. He needs 55 yards to surpass JAMES LOFTON (14,004) for 8th all-time. Wayne has a TD catch in 5 of past 7 vs. Texans.

TE DWAYNE ALLEN has TD catch in 5 of past 6 games.

LB D’QWELL JACKSON leads team with 38 tackles.

Last week, LB BJOERN WERNER had career-high 2 sacks.

CB VONTAE DAVIS has INT in 2 of past 3.

TEXANS:

In 2 career home starts vs. Ind., QB RYAN FITZPATRICK has completed 38 of 53 passes (71.7 pct.) for 377 yards with 4 TDs & 0 INTs for 116.6 rating.

In 6 career meetings, RB ARIAN FOSTER has 752 rush yards (125.3 per game) & 6 TDs, including career-high 231 yards & 3 TDs on 9/12/10. Since 2010, Foster leads AFC with 5,210 rush yards. He has rushed for 100+ yards in 3 of past 4.

For his career, WR ANDRE JOHNSON averages 6 catches per game, best in NFL history (min. 100 games). Last week, Johnson (954) surpassed HOFer ANDRE REED (951) for No. 11 all-time. He needs 19 receiving yards to become 15th player in history to reach 13,000.

WR DEANDRE HOPKINS has TD or 100+ receiving yards in 4 of past 5.

DE J.J. WATT has 5 sacks in past 5 vs. Colts. Since 2012, Watt leads NFL with 33 sacks.

LB BROOKS REED had sack in last meeting with the Colts.

CB JOHNATHAN JOSEPH had INT in last meeting with the Colts.

S KENDRICK LEWIS had an INT vs. Dallas, which was his first INT with the Texans.

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