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Texans-Colts Final Score: Savage Relieves Injured Fitzpatrick; Colts Clinch Divison In 17-10 Victory Over Texans

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The Houston Texans saw their third quarterback of the season take snaps. Rookie Tom Savage makes a very gutsy debut during the Texans' 17-10 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

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Thirteen losses in a row. The streak continues for another year as the Houston Texans stuck around for as long as possible but were ultimately unable to score more than three offensive points against the Indianapolis Colts' stingy defense in Indianapolis.

Safety Kendrick Lewis scored the Texans' lone touchdown thanks to an Andrew Luck interception early in the first quarter. The play epitomized the superb work by the defense today, which held the league's leading offense to just 17 points. J.J. Watt had another stellar performance, sacking Andrew Luck twice and knocking down a pass.

Ryan Fitzpatrick was injured in the second quarter and relieved by rookie Tom Savage. Before exiting, Fitzpatrick was just 3/6 for 30 yards. Savage took over and finished the game with 112 yards on 8/14 passing. Third down efficiency dogged the offense, as it has for much of the season, as the Colts forced seven Shane Lechler punts.

I haven't actually watched the game (save for the last two minutes) so I can't give much insight, but discuss the loss here on Battle Red Blog. Were there any positives to draw Tom Savage's performance? How good was the defense to stifle the Colts the way they did? Have at it.

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