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NFL Week 15 Game Capsule: Texans v. Colts

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Take a look inside the numbers before the Houston Texans travel to their personal house of horrors in Indianapolis to take on the Colts in Week 15 of the 2014 NFL season.

Whitney's comin' for you, Andrew.
Whitney's comin' for you, Andrew.
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Courtesy of NFL Communications, I give you these numbers, notes, and food for thought as your Houston Texans prepare to travel to Indianapolis for their second tilt with the Colts in 2014.

TEXANS

COLTS

SERIES LEADER

21-4

STREAKS

Past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

O’Brien: 0-1

Pagano: 4-1

LAST WEEK

W 27-13 at Jaguars

W 25-24 at Browns

LAST GAME

10/9/14: Colts 33 at Texans 28. Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck throws for 370 yards & 3 TDs. Colts WR T.Y. Hilton has 9 catches for career-high 223 yards (24.8 avg.) & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

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

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 137 (Hou.), 113 (Ind.). XM: 230 (Ind.). 

PASSING

Fitzpatrick: 194-306-2453-17-8-95.9

Luck: 337-544-4305 (1L)-36 (T1L)-13-98.8

RUSHING

Foster: 204-1028 (3C)-5.0-8 (T2C)

Richardson: 142-475-3.3-3

RECEIVING

Hopkins: 64-1090-17.0-6

Hilton: 78-1295 (3L)-16.6-7

OFFENSE

350.2

432.4 (1L)

TAKE/GIVE

+12 (1C)

-4

DEFENSE

373.0

355.8

SACKS

Watt: 14.5 (3L)

Walden: 6

INTs

Rolle: 3

Adams: 5 (T2L)

PUNTING

Lechler: 46.9

McAfee: 47.3 (2C)

KICKING

Bullock: 104 (35/35 PAT; 23/28 FG)

Vinatieri: 125 (T2L) (44/44 PAT; 27/27 FG)

TEXANS:

In his past 6 games, QB RYAN FITZPATRICK has 1,397 pass yards with 12 TDs versus 2 INTs for 107.0 rating. He completed 15 of 23 (65.2%) for 212 yards, 1 TD, and 0  INTs for a 109.3 rating in last meeting.

Last week, RB ARIAN FOSTER rushed for 127 yards, a TD, and now has 32 career 100-yard games, surpassing PRIEST HOLMES (31) for the most ever by undrafted player. Foster has 11 TDs in his past 7 games (7 rush, 4 rec.) and now aims for his 8th game in a row with a TD. Since 2010, Arian leads the AFC in rushing yards (5,834) and rushing TDs (50).

WR ANDRE JOHNSON (996 receptions) needs 5 catches to surpass HINES WARD (1,000) for No. 9 all-time. Johnson has 13,398 career receiving yards, eclipsing TORRY HOLT (13,382) for No. 12 all-time. For his career, 'Dre averages 6 receptions per game, the best in NFL history (minimum of 100 games).

In his past 7 games, WR DEANDRE HOPKINS has 39 catches for 724 yards (18.6 avg.) and 3 TDs.

DE J.J. WATT is the first player with 3 offensive TDs (3 receiving) and 2 TDs on takeaways (INT, FR) in a season since BILL GOLDING in 1948. Since entering the NFL in 2011, Watt leads the league with 51 sacks, includling 3 last week vs. Jacsonville.

COLTS:

Since entering the NFL in 2012, QB ANDREW LUCK has 12,501 pass yards, eclipsing PEYTON MANNING (12,287) for most of any SB-era QB in his first 3 seasons. Luck has a 4-1 career record vs. Houston, passing for 1,198 yards with 12 TDs and only 2 INTs for a 93.2 rating.

RB TRENT RICHARDSON (1,988) needs 12 rushing yards to reach 2,000 for his career. He did have a rushing TD in the Colts' last meeting with the Texans.

In his past 10 games, WR T.Y. HILTON has 62 catches for 1,109 yards with 7 TDs, including 6 100-yard games. Hilton now aims for his fourth game in a row with a TD catch. He ranks 2nd in NFL with 1,295 receiving yards & needs 5 to join WRs MARVIN HARRISON and REGGIE WAYNE as the only Colts with a 1,300+ yard rec. season. Hilton had a career-high 223 yards on 9 catches (24.8 avg.) with a TD in Indianapolis' last meeting with the Texans.

WR REGGIE WAYNE has a TD catch in 2 of past 3 games against the Texans.

Rookie WR DONTE MONCRIEF (taken in Round 3, No. 90 overall in the 2014 NFL Draft) aims for his fourth game in a row with 3+ catches.

LB D’QWELL JACKSON leads the team with 110 tackles and has a career-high 4 sacks.

S MIKE ADAMS leads the team with career-high 5 INTs, including 1 vs. Cleveland.

CB JOSH GORDY posted his 1st INT of the season last week.

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