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Minnesota Vikings vs. Houston Texans Play By Play

First Quarter
Minnesota Vikings at 15:00
B.Walsh kicks 63 yards from MIN 35 to HST 2. K.Martin to HST 21 for 19 yards (M.Asiata).
Houston Texans at 14:54
1-10-HOU21(14:54) M.Schaub pass short right to A.Foster to HST 32 for 11 yards (C.Greenway).
1-10-HOU32(14:20) M.Schaub pass short middle to A.Johnson to HST 37 for 5 yards (J.Brinkley).
2-5-HOU37(13:46) M.Schaub pass deep middle to A.Johnson to MIN 44 for 19 yards (C.Cook).
1-10-MIN44(13:02) M.Schaub pass incomplete short left to D.Posey.
2-10-MIN44(12:54) A.Foster left guard to MIN 45 for -1 yards (C.Greenway).
3-11-MIN45
(12:13) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass incomplete short middle to O.Daniels. PENALTY on MIN-A.Jefferson, Defensive Pass Interference, 12 yards, enforced at MIN 45 - No Play.
1-10-MIN33(12:08) A.Foster left guard to MIN 31 for 2 yards (A.Jefferson).
2-8-MIN31(11:38) A.Foster right tackle to MIN 33 for -2 yards (K.Williams).
3-10-MIN33(10:59) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass incomplete short left to A.Johnson (A.Jefferson).
4-10-MIN33(10:55) S.Graham 51 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Weeks, Holder-D.Jones.
MIN 0   HOU 3,   Plays: 9   Yards: 46   Possession: 4:10.
 
Houston Texans at 10:50
S.Graham kicks 70 yards from HST 35 to MIN -5. M.Sherels to MIN 22 for 27 yards (R.Carmichael).
Minnesota Vikings at 10:50
1-10-MIN22
(10:50) PENALTY on MIN-K.Rudolph, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 22 - No Play.
1-15-MIN17(10:42) A.Peterson left tackle to MIN 37 for 20 yards (G.Quin).
1-10-MIN37(10:06) A.Peterson up the middle to MIN 35 for -2 yards (G.Quin).
2-12-MIN35(9:30) C.Ponder pass short right to K.Rudolph pushed ob at HST 38 for 27 yards (G.Quin).
1-10-HOU38(8:55) (Shotgun) C.Ponder scrambles up the middle to HST 37 for 1 yard (B.Reed).
2-9-HOU37(8:21) A.Peterson left guard to HST 34 for 3 yards (D.Sharpton).
3-6-HOU34(8:21) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass deep right to M.Jenkins pushed ob at HST 2 for 32 yards (B.Harris).
1-2-HOU2(7:01) A.Peterson up the middle to HST 3 for -1 yards (B.Reed).
2-3-HOU3(6:24) C.Ponder pass short left to K.Rudolph for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
B.Walsh extra point is GOOD, Center-C.Loeffler, Holder-C.Kluwe.
MIN 7   HOU 3,   Plays: 8   Yards: 78   Possession: 4:31.
 
Minnesota Vikings at 06:19
B.Walsh kicks 63 yards from MIN 35 to HST 2. K.Martin to HST 22 for 20 yards (M.Asiata; R.Blanton).
Houston Texans at 06:12
1-10-HOU22(6:12) B.Tate left tackle to HST 22 for no gain (F.Evans).
2-10-HOU22(5:38) M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to A.Johnson [J.Brinkley].
3-10-HOU22(5:32) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass short right to A.Johnson to HST 26 for 4 yards (A.Winfield).
4-6-HOU26
(4:58) D.Jones punts 50 yards to MIN 24, Center-J.Weeks. M.Sherels to MIN 26 for 2 yards (D.Posey). PENALTY on HST-D.Posey, Player Out of Bounds on Punt, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 26. (The punt hang time was 4.6 seconds.)
Minnesota Vikings at 04:44
1-10-MIN31(4:44) A.Peterson up the middle to MIN 33 for 2 yards (G.Quin).
2-8-MIN33(4:10) J.Wright left end pushed ob at MIN 41 for 8 yards (K.Jackson).
1-10-MIN41(3:39) C.Ponder up the middle to MIN 42 for 1 yard (A.Smith).
2-9-MIN42(3:07) C.Ponder pass incomplete short middle to A.Peterson [J.Watt].
3-9-MIN42
(3:01) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass short right to T.Gerhart to MIN 47 for 5 yards (G.Quin). PENALTY on MIN-M.Kalil, Personal Foul, 15 yards, enforced between downs.
4-19-MIN32(2:29) C.Kluwe punts 51 yards to HST 17, Center-C.Loeffler. K.Martin pushed ob at HST 28 for 11 yards (R.Ellison).
Houston Texans at 02:21
1-10-HOU28(2:21) A.Foster right end to HST 36 for 8 yards (A.Jefferson).
Minnesota Vikings at 02:20
4-19-MIN32(2:20) C.Kluwe punts 51 yards to HST 17, Center-C.Loeffler. K.Martin pushed ob at HST 28 for 11 yards (R.Ellison).
Houston Texans at 01:40
2-2-HOU36(1:40) M.Schaub pass short middle to A.Johnson to MIN 47 for 17 yards (A.Winfield).
1-10-MIN47(:59) A.Foster right tackle to HST 49 for -4 yards (E.Griffen).
2-14-HOU49(:24) M.Schaub pass short middle to O.Daniels to MIN 45 for 6 yards (H.Smith).
Second Quarter
Houston Texans continued...
3-8-MIN45(15:00) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass short left to O.Daniels to MIN 31 for 14 yards (A.Jefferson).
1-10-MIN31(14:26) M.Schaub pass short right to A.Foster to MIN 28 for 3 yards (C.Greenway).
2-7-MIN28(13:46) A.Foster right guard to MIN 23 for 5 yards (J.Brinkley). FUMBLES (J.Brinkley), RECOVERED by MIN-A.Jefferson at MIN 23. A.Jefferson to MIN 21 for -2 yards (G.Graham).
Minnesota Vikings at 13:36
1-10-MIN21(13:36) A.Peterson right end to MIN 20 for -1 yards (B.Reed).
2-11-MIN20(12:58) C.Ponder pass short left to J.Wright pushed ob at MIN 27 for 7 yards (K.Jackson).
3-4-MIN27(12:29) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass short right to M.Jenkins to MIN 36 for 9 yards (D.Manning; K.Jackson).
1-10-MIN36(11:46) A.Peterson right guard to MIN 43 for 7 yards (C.Barwin).
2-3-MIN43(11:08) A.Peterson up the middle to HST 46 for 11 yards (G.Quin).
1-10-HOU46(10:28) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass short middle to J.Simpson to HST 44 for 2 yards (J.Joseph).
2-8-HOU44(9:45) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass incomplete deep right to K.Rudolph [A.Smith].
3-8-HOU44(9:40) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass short right to J.Simpson to HST 36 for 8 yards (J.Joseph).
1-10-HOU36(9:04) A.Peterson up the middle to HST 38 for -2 yards (G.Quin).
2-12-HOU38(8:31) C.Ponder pass incomplete short right to J.Carlson.
3-12-HOU38(8:26) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass incomplete deep right to D.Aromashodu.
4-12-HOU38(8:20) B.Walsh 56 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-C.Loeffler, Holder-C.Kluwe.
MIN 10   HOU 3,   Plays: 12   Yards: 41   Possession: 5:21.
 
Minnesota Vikings at 08:15
B.Walsh kicks 74 yards from MIN 35 to HST -9. K.Martin, Touchback.
Houston Texans at 08:15
1-10-HOU20(8:15) M.Schaub pass short middle to A.Johnson to HST 39 for 19 yards (M.Raymond).
1-10-HOU39(7:36) M.Schaub pass short middle to J.Casey to HST 45 for 6 yards (C.Greenway).
2-4-HOU45(6:57) A.Foster left tackle to HST 48 for 3 yards (E.Henderson).
3-1-HOU48(6:21) M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to O.Daniels (H.Smith).
4-1-HOU48(6:13) D.Jones punts 46 yards to MIN 6, Center-J.Weeks. M.Sherels to MIN 7 for 1 yard (B.Braman). (The punt hang time was 4.1 seconds.)
Minnesota Vikings at 06:02
1-10-MIN7(6:02) A.Peterson up the middle to MIN 7 for no gain (B.Reed).
2-10-MIN7(5:18) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass incomplete short right to J.Simpson (J.Joseph).
3-10-MIN7(5:14) (Shotgun) C.Ponder scrambles up the middle to MIN 28 for 21 yards (D.Manning).
1-10-MIN28(4:34) A.Peterson right end to MIN 28 for no gain (B.Harris; B.James).
2-10-MIN28(3:59) A.Peterson right guard to MIN 31 for 3 yards (B.James).
3-7-MIN31(3:24) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass short right to J.Simpson to MIN 36 for 5 yards (T.Dobbins).
4-2-MIN36(2:43) C.Kluwe punts 49 yards to HST 15, Center-C.Loeffler. K.Martin to HST 20 for 5 yards (M.Sherels). (The punt hang time was 4.3 seconds.)
Houston Texans at 02:30
1-10-HOU20(2:30) M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to K.Walter.
2-10-HOU20(2:26) A.Foster left tackle to HST 21 for 1 yard (F.Evans).
3-9-HOU21(2:00) (Shotgun) M.Schaub sacked at HST 12 for -9 yards (A.Winfield).
4-18-HOU12(1:53) D.Jones punts 51 yards to MIN 37, Center-J.Weeks. M.Sherels to HST 44 for 19 yards (J.Casey). (The punt hang time was 5.0 seconds.)
Minnesota Vikings at 01:39
1-10-HOU44(1:39) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass deep left to J.Wright pushed ob at HST 23 for 21 yards (B.Harris).
1-10-HOU23(1:33) A.Peterson left guard to HST 23 for no gain (A.Smith).
2-10-HOU23(:52) C.Ponder pass incomplete deep left to K.Rudolph.
3-10-HOU23(:47) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass incomplete deep right to M.Jenkins (K.Jackson) [T.Dobbins].
4-10-HOU23(:41) B.Walsh 41 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-C.Loeffler, Holder-C.Kluwe.
MIN 13   HOU 3,   Plays: 5   Yards: 21   Possession: 1:02.
 
Minnesota Vikings at 00:37
B.Walsh kicks 66 yards from MIN 35 to HST -1. K.Martin to HST 23 for 24 yards (T.McKenzie).
Houston Texans at 00:31
1-10-HOU23(:31) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to D.Posey.
2-10-HOU23(:27) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass incomplete short middle to A.Foster (E.Griffen).
3-10-HOU23(:21) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass incomplete deep left to D.Posey (A.Winfield) [E.Griffen].
4-10-HOU23(:15) D.Jones punts 60 yards to MIN 17, Center-J.Weeks. M.Sherels to MIN 24 for 7 yards (B.Braman). (The punt hang time was 4.5 seconds.)
Minnesota Vikings at 00:04
1-10-MIN24(:04) C.Ponder kneels to MIN 23 for -1 yards.
Third Quarter
Houston Texans at 15:00
S.Graham kicks 65 yards from HST 35 to MIN 0. M.Sherels to MIN 27 for 27 yards (E.Pleasant).
Minnesota Vikings at 14:52
1-10-MIN27(14:52) A.Peterson up the middle to MIN 27 for no gain (B.James).
2-10-MIN27(14:19) A.Peterson up the middle to MIN 48 for 21 yards (J.Joseph).
1-10-MIN48(13:40) C.Ponder pass incomplete short right to K.Rudolph (B.James).
2-10-MIN48(13:33) C.Ponder pass incomplete short middle to J.Wright.
3-10-MIN48
(13:29) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass short middle to J.Wright to HST 37 for 15 yards (D.Manning). PENALTY on HST-W.Mercilus, Roughing the Passer, 15 yards, enforced at HST 37.
1-10-HOU22(12:58) C.Ponder pass short middle to A.Peterson to HST 18 for 4 yards (B.James).
2-6-HOU18(12:19) A.Peterson up the middle to HST 21 for -3 yards (J.Watt).
3-9-HOU21(11:39) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass incomplete short middle to J.Carlson.
4-9-HOU21(11:35) B.Walsh 39 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-C.Loeffler, Holder-C.Kluwe.
MIN 16   HOU 3,   Plays: 9   Yards: 52   Possession: 3:29.
 
Minnesota Vikings at 11:31

B.Walsh kicks 61 yards from MIN 35 to HST 4. K.Martin to MIN 46 for 50 yards (L.Dean). PENALTY on HST-J.Casey, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at HST 25.
Houston Texans at 11:21
1-10-HOU15(11:21) A.Foster right end pushed ob at HST 14 for -1 yards (A.Winfield).
2-11-HOU14(10:57) A.Foster left end pushed ob at HST 18 for 4 yards (J.Brinkley).
3-7-HOU18
(10:26) (Shotgun) PENALTY on HST-D.Brown, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at HST 18 - No Play.
3-12-HOU13(10:05) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to K.Walter.
4-12-HOU13(9:57) D.Jones punts 49 yards to MIN 38, Center-J.Weeks. M.Sherels to MIN 48 for 10 yards (J.Nading). (The punt hang time was 4.2 seconds.)
Minnesota Vikings at 09:44
1-10-MIN48(9:44) C.Ponder sacked at MIN 42 for -6 yards (J.Watt). FUMBLES (J.Watt) [J.Watt], RECOVERED by HST-B.James at MIN 45. B.James to MIN 45 for no gain (P.Loadholt).
Houston Texans at 09:37
1-10-MIN45(9:37) M.Schaub pass incomplete deep right to A.Johnson [E.Griffen].
2-10-MIN45
(9:31) M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to A.Foster. PENALTY on HST-D.Brown, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at MIN 45 - No Play.
2-20-HOU45(9:24) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass short left to G.Graham to MIN 43 for 12 yards (A.Jefferson).
3-8-MIN43(8:44) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass short middle to B.Tate to MIN 41 for 2 yards (E.Henderson).
4-6-MIN41(8:07) D.Jones punts 32 yards to MIN 9, Center-J.Weeks, fair catch by M.Sherels. (The punt hang time was 4.3 seconds.)
Minnesota Vikings at 07:58
1-10-MIN9(7:58) A.Peterson left guard to MIN 9 for no gain (E.Mitchell).
2-10-MIN9
(7:22) C.Ponder pass incomplete short right to J.Carlson. PENALTY on HST-B.James, Defensive Holding, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 9 - No Play.
1-10-MIN14(7:16) C.Ponder pass incomplete deep right to J.Wright.
2-10-MIN14(7:10) A.Peterson up the middle to MIN 13 for -1 yards (G.Quin).
3-11-MIN13(6:33) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass short left to J.Wright to MIN 18 for 5 yards (C.Barwin).
4-6-MIN18(5:52) C.Kluwe punts 43 yards to HST 39, Center-C.Loeffler, fair catch by K.Martin. (The punt hang time was 4.8 seconds.)
Houston Texans at 05:43
1-10-HOU39(5:43) B.Tate up the middle to HST 43 for 4 yards (A.Winfield).
2-6-HOU43(5:16) M.Schaub pass short left to A.Johnson to MIN 38 for 19 yards (H.Smith).
1-10-MIN38(4:46) B.Tate left end to MIN 25 for 13 yards (H.Smith).
1-10-MIN25(4:12) M.Schaub pass incomplete short left to O.Daniels.
2-10-MIN25(4:06) M.Schaub pass short left to A.Johnson to MIN 11 for 14 yards (H.Smith) [C.Greenway].
1-10-MIN11(3:22) M.Schaub sacked at MIN 13 for -2 yards (J.Allen).
2-12-MIN13(2:39) M.Schaub pass short middle to K.Walter to MIN 1 for 12 yards (H.Smith).
1-1-MIN1(1:56) M.Schaub pass incomplete short left to O.Daniels.
2-1-MIN1(1:51) B.Tate up the middle to MIN 1 for no gain (K.Williams).
3-1-MIN1(1:07) M.Schaub sacked at MIN 15 for -14 yards (F.Evans).
4-15-MIN15(:30) S.Graham 33 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Weeks, Holder-D.Jones.
MIN 16   HOU 6,   Plays: 11   Yards: 46   Possession: 5:17.
 
Houston Texans at 00:26
S.Graham kicks 72 yards from HST 35 to MIN -7. M.Sherels, Touchback.
Minnesota Vikings at 00:26
1-10-MIN20
(:26) PENALTY on MIN-M.Kalil, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 20 - No Play.
1-15-MIN15(:26) A.Peterson up the middle pushed ob at MIN 35 for 20 yards (G.Quin).
Fourth Quarter
Minnesota Vikings continued...
1-10-MIN35(15:00) C.Ponder pass incomplete short left to J.Wright.
2-10-MIN35(14:54) A.Peterson up the middle to MIN 32 for -3 yards (J.Watt).
3-13-MIN32(14:16) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass deep left to J.Simpson pushed ob at MIN 49 for 17 yards (S.Keo).
1-10-MIN49(13:48) A.Peterson right end pushed ob at HST 41 for 10 yards (D.Manning).
1-10-HOU41(13:15) A.Peterson up the middle to HST 40 for 1 yard (T.Dobbins).
2-9-HOU40(12:40) C.Ponder pass incomplete short left to J.Wright (K.Jackson).
3-9-HOU40(12:33) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass incomplete short right to T.Gerhart (T.Dobbins) [J.Watt].
4-9-HOU40(12:27) C.Kluwe punts 39 yards to HST 1, Center-C.Loeffler, downed by MIN-J.Robinson. (The punt hang time was 3.9 seconds.)
Houston Texans at 12:18
1-10-HOU1(12:18) M.Schaub pass short left to O.Daniels pushed ob at HST 8 for 7 yards (A.Jefferson).
2-3-HOU8(11:51) M.Schaub pass incomplete deep left to O.Daniels.
3-3-HOU8(11:45) M.Schaub pass short right to G.Graham to HST 10 for 2 yards (H.Smith).
4-1-HOU10(11:00) D.Jones punts 65 yards to MIN 25, Center-J.Weeks. M.Sherels to MIN 36 for 11 yards (R.Carmichael, J.Nading). (The punt hang time was 4.6 seconds.)
Minnesota Vikings at 10:45
1-10-MIN36(10:45) C.Ponder pass short right to K.Rudolph pushed ob at MIN 45 for 9 yards (J.Joseph).
2-1-MIN45(10:08) A.Peterson right end to MIN 44 for -1 yards (W.Mercilus; G.Quin).
3-2-MIN44(9:26) (Shotgun) C.Ponder scrambles right end to HST 27 for 29 yards (J.Joseph). Penalty on HST-S.Keo, Defensive Offside, declined.
1-10-HOU27(8:51) A.Peterson up the middle to HST 27 for no gain (A.Smith).
2-10-HOU27(8:10) T.Gerhart right end pushed ob at HST 21 for 6 yards (K.Jackson).
3-4-HOU21(7:34) (Shotgun) T.Gerhart up the middle to HST 17 for 4 yards (A.Smith).
1-10-HOU17(6:46) A.Peterson right tackle to HST 15 for 2 yards (C.Barwin; B.James).
2-8-HOU15(5:59) T.Gerhart up the middle to HST 13 for 2 yards (A.Smith).
3-6-HOU13
(5:18) (Shotgun) C.Ponder pass short right to J.Wright to HST 8 for 5 yards (D.Manning). PENALTY on HST-D.Manning, Face Mask (15 Yards), 5 yards, enforced at HST 8.
1-3-HOU3(4:49) T.Gerhart up the middle for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.

(Kick formation) PENALTY on HST-A.Smith, Neutral Zone Infraction, 0 yards, enforced at HST 2 - No Play.
B.Walsh extra point is GOOD, Center-C.Loeffler, Holder-C.Kluwe.
MIN 23   HOU 6,   Plays: 10   Yards: 64   Possession: 6:01.
 
Minnesota Vikings at 04:44
B.Walsh kicks 65 yards from MIN 35 to end zone, Touchback.
Houston Texans at 04:44
1-10-HOU20(4:44) J.Forsett left guard to HST 24 for 4 yards (C.Greenway; E.Henderson).
2-6-HOU24(4:16) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to D.Posey (K.Williams).
3-6-HOU24
(4:13) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to D.Posey. PENALTY on MIN-H.Smith, Roughing the Passer, 15 yards, enforced at HST 24 - No Play.
1-10-HOU39(4:06) (Shotgun) M.Schaub pass short right to D.Posey to HST 45 for 6 yards (K.Williams).
2-4-HOU45
(4:06) (Shotgun) PENALTY on HST-D.Brown, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at HST 45 - No Play.
2-9-HOU40(3:33) (Shotgun) T.Yates pass incomplete deep right to D.Posey.
3-9-HOU32(3:23) (Shotgun) T.Yates FUMBLES (Aborted) at HST 40, and recovers at HST 32. T.Yates sacked at HST 36 for -4 yards (H.Smith). FUMBLES (H.Smith) [H.Smith], RECOVERED by MIN-E.Griffen at HST 41. E.Griffen to HST 36 for 5 yards (D.Newton).
Minnesota Vikings at 03:14
1-10-HOU36(3:14) T.Gerhart up the middle to HST 32 for 4 yards (T.Dobbins).
2-6-HOU32(3:06) T.Gerhart up the middle to HST 29 for 3 yards (T.Dobbins).
3-3-HOU29(3:01) T.Gerhart up the middle to HST 23 for 6 yards (B.Ruud; T.Dobbins).
1-10-HOU23(2:18) T.Gerhart left guard to HST 20 for 3 yards (D.Sharpton).
2-7-HOU20(2:00) M.Asiata left guard to HST 19 for 1 yard (J.Crick).
3-6-HOU19(1:15) C.Ponder kneels to HST 20 for -1 yards.
4-7-HOU20(:24) C.Ponder kneels to HST 22 for -2 yards.
Houston Texans at 00:21
1-10-HOU22(:21) T.Yates kneels to HST 20 for -2 yards.
                      
 

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