1:00 PM ET, December 27, 2009
Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL
MIAMI -- When it mattered most, the Houston Texans performed like a playoff team -- which they might yet be.The Miami Dolphins played like a team going nowhere, which is likely the case.With both teams seeking to stay alive in the AFC playoff race, the Texans scored on their first five possessions Sunday and survived Miami's comeback to win 27-20.
• The Texans are 5-0 all time against the Dolphins.
• Matt Schaub completed his first eight passes and threw for two TDs.
• Andre Johnson joined Marvin Harrison as the only receivers to have 1,500 yards in consecutive seasons. Johnson's nine TD catches are a career high.
• Chad Henne had 36 completions (55 attempts), the most in a game by a Dolphins QB since Dan Marino in 1997.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Dolphins G Justin Smiley left the game in the fourth quarter with a knee injury. ... Houston S Dominique Barber (hamstring) left in the second half. ... Johnson joined Marvin Harrison in 2001-02 as the only players with consecutive 1,500-yard receiving seasons. ... Houston set a team mark for road victories in a season with five.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||6.3||4.9|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-3||2-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|FG||11:53||Kris Brown 49 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 6 plays, 45 yds, 3:13
|TD||2:10||Andre Johnson 10 Yard Pass From Matt Schaub (Kris Brown Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 80 yds, 5:22
|TD||12:54||Jacoby Jones 44 Yard Pass From Matt Schaub (Kris Brown Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 94 yds, 2:55
|TD||11:49||Arian Foster 17 Yard Run (Kris Brown Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 28 yds, 0:41
|FG||4:29||Kris Brown 22 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 12 plays, 60 yds, 5:51
|FG||0:12||Dan Carpenter 27 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 18 plays, 61 yds, 4:18
|TD||10:14||Lex Hilliard 2 Yard Run (Dan Carpenter Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 12 plays, 79 yds, 4:50
|TD||9:31||Lex Hilliard 10 Yard Pass From Chad Henne (Dan Carpenter Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 74 yds, 2:35
|FG||2:35||Dan Carpenter 38 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 11 plays, 58 yds, 2:09