1:00 PM ET, December 7, 2008
Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI
Schaub returns to lead winning drive, capped by Brown's 40-yard FG
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Matt Schaub certainly didn't look like a guy whose knee wasn't healthy enough for him to play just six days ago.Schaub returned from a four-game absence to throw for a career-high 414 yards in the Houston Texans' 24-21 victory over the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday. He also led a final drive to set up Kris Brown's 40-yard field goal on the last play of the game.
• The Texans won their third consecutive and sixth in nine games since an 0-4 start.
• The Packers have eight losses this season, five of them by four points or fewer.
• Matt Schaub, returning from an injury, had a career-high 414 pass yards and tied a career high with 42 pass attempts.
-- ESPN research
McCarthy said RT Mark Tauscher sustained a "significant" knee injury. ... The Packers were 1-for-10 on third-down conversions. ... Houston punter Matt Turk turned a potential blocked punt into an 18-yard gain and a first down in the third quarter. "I was running for my life, I tell you," Turk said. "That's when I run fastest: when someone is chasing me."
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||7.4||7.4|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||13:30||Kevin Walter 58 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Kris Brown Kick)||7||0|
|TD||05:07||Donald Lee 20 Yd Pass From Aaron Rodgers (Mason Crosby Kick)||7||7|
|FG||01:50||Kris Brown 30 Yd||10||7|
|FG||11:53||Kris Brown 41 Yd||13||7|
|TD||14:56||Ryan Grant 6 Yd Run (Mason Crosby Kick)||13||14|
|TD||10:05||Andre Johnson 11 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Matt Schaub Pass To Andre Johnson For Two-Point Conversion)||21||14|
|TD||05:56||Jordy Nelson 9 Yd Pass From Aaron Rodgers (Mason Crosby Kick)||21||21|
|FG||00:00||Kris Brown 40 Yd||24||21|