New England Patriots vs. Houston Texans Play By Play

First Quarter
New England Patriots at 15:00
S.Gostkowski kicks 71 yards from NE 35 to HOU -6. K.Martin to HOU 44 for 50 yards (S.Gostkowski; N.Ebner).
Houston Texans at 14:51
1-10-HOU44(14:51) (Shotgun) B.Tate left tackle to 50 for 6 yards (L.Ryan, D.Hightower).
2-4-50(14:16) B.Tate left guard to NE 46 for 4 yards (D.Hightower; Chr. Jones).
1-10-NE46(13:42) D.Johnson right tackle to NE 47 for -1 yards (D.Hightower).
2-11-NE47(13:05) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short right to G.Graham pushed ob at NE 39 for 8 yards (D.Harmon).
3-3-NE39(12:29) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete short right to D.Johnson.
4-3-NE39(12:23) S.Lechler punts 32 yards to NE 7, Center-J.Weeks, fair catch by J.Edelman. (The Punt Hang time was 4.37 seconds.)
New England Patriots at 12:14
1-10-NE7(12:14) T.Brady pass short left to J.Edelman to NE 10 for 3 yards (D.Swearinger).
2-7-NE10(11:45) B.Bolden up the middle to NE 11 for 1 yard (J.Mays, B.Reed).
3-6-NE11(11:05) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete deep right to K.Thompkins.
4-6-NE11(10:59) R.Allen punts 47 yards to HOU 42, Center-D.Aiken. K.Martin to HOU 48 for 6 yards (D.Fletcher). (The Punt Hang time was 4.15 seconds.)
Houston Texans at 10:48
1-10-HOU48(10:48) B.Tate left tackle to 50 for 2 yards (B.Spikes).
2-8-50(10:13) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass deep left to A.Johnson pushed ob at NE 21 for 29 yards (D.McCourty).
1-10-NE21(9:39) C.Keenum pass short left to A.Johnson to NE 8 for 13 yards (D.Harmon).
1-8-NE8(8:53) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete short right to G.Graham.
2-8-NE8(8:48) (Shotgun) B.Tate right tackle for 8 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
R.Bullock extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Weeks, Holder-S.Lechler.
NE 0   HOU 7,   Plays: 5   Yards: 52   Possession: 2:04.
 
Houston Texans at 08:44
R.Bullock kicks 62 yards from HOU 35 to NE 3. J.Boyce to NE 24 for 21 yards (R.Griffin).
New England Patriots at 08:37
1-10-NE24(8:37) T.Brady pass incomplete short right to J.Edelman.
2-10-NE24(8:31) B.Bolden left tackle to NE 25 for 1 yard (J.Watt).
3-9-NE25(7:55) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass deep middle to J.Edelman to NE 42 for 17 yards (E.Pleasant).
1-10-NE42(7:24) L.Blount left tackle to NE 49 for 7 yards (D.Sharpton, K.Jackson).
2-3-NE49(6:39) B.Bolden right tackle to NE 49 for no gain (W.Mercilus).
3-3-NE49(5:42) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right intended for R.Gronkowski INTERCEPTED by J.Joseph at HOU 38. J.Joseph to NE 31 for 31 yards (N.Solder).
Houston Texans at 05:42
1-10-NE31
(5:42) C.Keenum pass incomplete short left to A.Johnson (A.Talib) [R.Ninkovich]. PENALTY on HOU-G.Graham, Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards, enforced at NE 31 - No Play.
1-20-NE41(5:35) (Shotgun) B.Tate up the middle to NE 36 for 5 yards (B.Spikes).
2-15-NE36(4:57) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete short middle to G.Graham.
3-15-NE36(4:52) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short right to G.Graham to NE 25 for 11 yards (J.Collins, D.Fletcher).
4-4-NE25(4:14) R.Bullock 43 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Weeks, Holder-S.Lechler.
NE 0   HOU 10,   Plays: 4   Yards: 6   Possession: 1:32.
 
Houston Texans at 04:10
R.Bullock kicks 61 yards from HOU 35 to NE 4. J.Boyce to NE 45 for 41 yards (B.McCain, J.Victorian).
New England Patriots at 03:58
1-10-NE45(3:58) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to R.Gronkowski to HOU 49 for 6 yards (D.Swearinger).
2-4-HOU49(3:32) S.Vereen right tackle to HOU 41 for 8 yards (J.Joseph).
1-10-HOU41(2:54) T.Brady pass short middle to K.Thompkins to HOU 25 for 16 yards (J.Mays).
1-10-HOU25(2:19) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short right to K.Thompkins.
2-10-HOU25(2:14) S.Vereen right guard to HOU 23 for 2 yards (D.Swearinger).
3-8-HOU23(1:33) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass deep left to R.Gronkowski for 23 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
S.Gostkowski extra point is GOOD, Center-D.Aiken, Holder-R.Allen.
NE 7   HOU 10,   Plays: 6   Yards: 55   Possession: 2:45.
 
New England Patriots at 01:25
S.Gostkowski kicks 73 yards from NE 35 to HOU -8. K.Martin, Touchback.
Houston Texans at 01:25
1-10-HOU20(1:25) B.Tate left guard to HOU 23 for 3 yards (S.Siliga).
2-7-HOU23(:51) C.Keenum pass short right to A.Johnson to HOU 31 for 8 yards (D.Hightower, S.Gregory) [R.Ninkovich].
1-10-HOU31(:14) B.Tate left guard to HOU 35 for 4 yards (S.Gregory; S.Siliga).
Second Quarter
Houston Texans continued...
2-6-HOU35(15:00) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete short middle to G.Graham (B.Spikes) [R.Ninkovich].
3-6-HOU35(14:55) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short middle to D.Hopkins to HOU 46 for 11 yards (A.Talib) [J.Collins].
1-10-HOU46(14:19) B.Tate left guard to 50 for 4 yards (S.Gregory).
2-6-50(13:42) (Shotgun) B.Tate right guard to NE 49 for 1 yard (Cha.Jones).
3-5-NE49(13:03) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short left to K.Martin pushed ob at NE 22 for 27 yards (D.McCourty).
1-10-NE22(12:27) (Shotgun) C.Keenum sacked at NE 30 for -8 yards (I.Sopoaga).
2-18-NE30(12:27) (Shotgun) B.Tate up the middle to NE 27 for 3 yards (D.Hightower).
3-15-NE27(11:05) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short right intended for D.Hopkins INTERCEPTED by L.Ryan (A.Carter) [A.Carter] at NE 18. L.Ryan to NE 20 for 2 yards (D.Hopkins).
New England Patriots at 10:56
1-10-NE20(10:56) T.Brady pass short left to J.Edelman pushed ob at NE 27 for 7 yards (K.Jackson).
2-3-NE27(10:19) L.Blount right guard to NE 35 for 8 yards (E.Pleasant).
1-10-NE35(9:44) L.Blount right guard to NE 43 for 8 yards (E.Mitchell).
2-2-NE43(8:58) L.Blount left guard to NE 44 for 1 yard (J.Watt).
3-1-NE44(8:24) J.Develin up the middle to NE 47 for 3 yards (W.Mercilus).
1-10-NE47(7:48) T.Brady pass incomplete deep left to J.Edelman.
2-10-NE47(7:39) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to S.Vereen to NE 49 for 2 yards (J.Mays).
3-8-NE49
(6:56) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short middle to R.Gronkowski. PENALTY on HOU-B.Reed, Roughing the Passer, 15 yards, enforced at NE 49 - No Play.
1-10-HOU36(6:51) L.Blount up the middle to HOU 33 for 3 yards (D.Sharpton).
2-7-HOU33(6:20) S.Vereen up the middle to HOU 31 for 2 yards (A.Smith).
3-5-HOU31(5:40) (Shotgun) T.Brady sacked at HOU 37 for -6 yards (sack split by W.Mercilus and J.Tarpinian).
4-11-HOU37(4:56) S.Gostkowski 55 yard field goal is No Good, Wide Right, Center-D.Aiken, Holder-R.Allen.
Houston Texans at 04:50
1-10-HOU45(4:50) (Shotgun) B.Tate left tackle to HOU 46 for 1 yard (J.Vellano).
2-9-HOU46(4:12) C.Keenum pass short middle to D.Johnson to NE 43 for 11 yards (D.Hightower).
1-10-NE43(3:36) (Shotgun) D.Johnson left tackle to NE 38 for 5 yards (R.Ninkovich).
2-5-NE38(2:54) D.Johnson left guard to NE 29 for 9 yards (L.Ryan).
1-10-NE29(2:09) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short right to A.Johnson to NE 20 for 9 yards (R.Ninkovich).
2-1-NE20(2:00) C.Keenum pass incomplete short right to G.Graham (A.Talib).
3-1-NE20(1:52) B.Tate left tackle for 20 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
R.Bullock extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Weeks, Holder-S.Lechler.
NE 7   HOU 17,   Plays: 7   Yards: 55   Possession: 3:03.
 
Houston Texans at 01:47
R.Bullock kicks 70 yards from HOU 35 to NE -5. J.Boyce to NE 15 for 20 yards (B.Braman).
New England Patriots at 01:40
1-10-NE15(1:40) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to D.Amendola to NE 22 for 7 yards (B.McCain).
2-3-NE22(1:21) (No Huddle, Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right to J.Boyce to NE 28 for 6 yards (J.Joseph).
1-10-NE28(1:00) (No Huddle, Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right to R.Gronkowski pushed ob at NE 43 for 15 yards (S.Keo). HOU-W.Mercilus was injured during the play. His return is Probable.
1-10-NE43(:53) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right to S.Vereen to NE 49 for 6 yards (D.Swearinger).
2-4-NE49(:46) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short right to R.Gronkowski [J.Watt].
3-4-NE49(:42) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short middle to R.Gronkowski (E.Pleasant).
4-4-NE49(:37) R.Allen punts 51 yards to end zone, Center-D.Aiken, Touchback. (The Punt Hang time was 4.2 seconds.)
Houston Texans at 00:28
1-10-HOU20(:28) C.Keenum kneels to HOU 19 for -1 yards.
Third Quarter
Houston Texans at 15:00
R.Bullock kicks 65 yards from HOU 35 to NE 0. J.Boyce to NE 22 for 22 yards (E.Mack).
New England Patriots at 14:54
1-10-NE22(14:54) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short middle to D.Amendola to NE 38 for 16 yards (D.Sharpton).
1-10-NE38(14:23) S.Vereen left end to NE 37 for -1 yards (A.Smith).
2-11-NE37(13:43) T.Brady pass deep left to R.Gronkowski pushed ob at HOU 13 for 50 yards (D.Sharpton).
1-10-HOU13(13:15) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to S.Vereen pushed ob at HOU 1 for 12 yards (D.Swearinger).
1-1-HOU1(12:49) J.Develin up the middle for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
S.Gostkowski extra point is GOOD, Center-D.Aiken, Holder-R.Allen.
NE 14   HOU 17,   Plays: 5   Yards: 78   Possession: 2:19.
 
New England Patriots at 12:41
S.Gostkowski kicks 73 yards from NE 35 to HOU -8. K.Martin, Touchback.
Houston Texans at 12:41
1-10-HOU20(12:41) C.Keenum pass incomplete short right.
2-10-HOU20(12:35) B.Tate left guard to HOU 29 for 9 yards (B.Spikes).
3-1-HOU29(11:59) (Shotgun) B.Tate left guard to HOU 29 for no gain (J.Vellano).
4-1-HOU29(11:24) S.Lechler punts 55 yards to NE 16, Center-J.Weeks. J.Edelman to NE 27 for 11 yards (J.Tuggle). (The Punt Hang time was 4.9 seconds.)
New England Patriots at 11:10
1-10-NE27(11:10) S.Vereen right tackle to NE 30 for 3 yards (J.Mays).
2-7-NE30(10:31) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short middle to J.Edelman to NE 39 for 9 yards (J.Watt).
1-10-NE39(10:07) T.Brady pass short middle to D.Amendola to HOU 44 for 17 yards (S.Keo).
1-10-HOU44(9:24) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass deep left to J.Edelman ran ob at HOU 19 for 25 yards [J.Watt].
1-10-HOU19(8:59) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short middle to J.Edelman.
2-10-HOU19(8:54) T.Brady pass short left to J.Edelman to HOU 9 for 10 yards (S.Keo).
1-9-HOU9(8:11) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to S.Vereen for 9 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
S.Gostkowski extra point is GOOD, Center-D.Aiken, Holder-R.Allen.
NE 21   HOU 17,   Plays: 7   Yards: 73   Possession: 3:04.
 
New England Patriots at 08:06
S.Gostkowski kicks 67 yards from NE 35 to HOU -2. K.Martin to HOU 19 for 21 yards (M.Buchanan).
Houston Texans at 08:00
1-10-HOU19(8:00) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short middle to A.Johnson to HOU 47 for 28 yards (R.Ninkovich).
1-10-HOU47(7:19) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short left to A.Johnson ran ob at NE 44 for 9 yards.
2-1-NE44(7:19) (Shotgun) B.Tate left guard to NE 42 for 2 yards (B.Spikes).
1-10-NE42(6:10) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short middle to G.Graham to NE 25 for 17 yards (D.McCourty).
1-10-NE25(5:31) (Shotgun) B.Tate left guard to NE 18 for 7 yards (L.Ryan).
2-3-NE18(4:50) (Shotgun) B.Tate left tackle to NE 16 for 2 yards (Chr. Jones; Cha.Jones).
3-1-NE16(4:16) C.Keenum up the middle to NE 14 for 2 yards (D.Hightower).
1-10-NE14(3:39) (Shotgun) B.Tate up the middle to NE 5 for 9 yards (D.McCourty).
2-1-NE5(2:55) (Shotgun) B.Tate up the middle to NE 5 for no gain (R.Ninkovich; Cha.Jones).
3-1-NE5(2:16) (Shotgun) C.Keenum left end for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
R.Bullock extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Weeks, Holder-S.Lechler.
NE 21   HOU 24,   Plays: 10   Yards: 81   Possession: 5:55.
 
Houston Texans at 02:11
R.Bullock kicks 69 yards from HOU 35 to NE -4. J.Boyce to NE 19 for 23 yards (E.Mack).
New England Patriots at 02:03
1-10-NE19(2:03) S.Vereen left guard to NE 33 for 14 yards (D.Sharpton).
1-10-NE33(1:29) T.Brady pass short middle to J.Develin to NE 45 for 12 yards (D.Sharpton; D.Swearinger).
1-10-NE45(:46) L.Blount right guard to NE 49 for 4 yards (D.Swearinger).
2-6-NE49(:09) T.Brady pass short left to R.Gronkowski to HOU 35 for 16 yards (S.Keo).
Fourth Quarter
New England Patriots continued...
1-10-HOU35(15:00) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short right to B.Bolden pushed ob at HOU 17 for 18 yards (J.Joseph).
1-10-HOU17(14:34) S.Vereen left guard to HOU 15 for 2 yards (J.Mays).
2-8-HOU15(13:51) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short left to S.Vereen (D.Sharpton).
3-8-HOU15(13:45) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short middle to J.Edelman to HOU 7 for 8 yards (B.McCain).
1-7-HOU7(13:14) L.Blount left guard for 7 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
S.Gostkowski extra point is GOOD, Center-D.Aiken, Holder-R.Allen.
NE 28   HOU 24,   Plays: 9   Yards: 81   Possession: 4:02.
 
New England Patriots at 13:09
S.Gostkowski kicks 65 yards from NE 35 to end zone, Touchback.
Houston Texans at 13:09
1-10-HOU20(13:09) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass deep left to D.Hopkins to NE 14 for 66 yards (D.McCourty).
1-10-NE14(12:19) B.Tate left guard to NE 10 for 4 yards (Chr. Jones).
2-6-NE10(11:39) B.Tate left guard for 10 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
R.Bullock extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Weeks, Holder-S.Lechler.
NE 28   HOU 31,   Plays: 3   Yards: 80   Possession: 1:34.
 
Houston Texans at 11:35
R.Bullock kicks 62 yards from HOU 35 to NE 3. J.Boyce to NE 25 for 22 yards (B.Harris).
New England Patriots at 11:28
1-10-NE25(11:28) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short left to D.Amendola to NE 32 for 7 yards (B.McCain).
2-3-NE32(10:48) T.Brady pass short left to J.Edelman to NE 42 for 10 yards (D.Sharpton; J.Mays).
1-10-NE42(10:09) L.Blount left guard to NE 45 for 3 yards (J.Watt).
2-7-NE45(9:33) S.Vereen left guard to HOU 44 for 11 yards (E.Pleasant).
1-10-HOU44(8:54) T.Brady pass short right to J.Edelman to HOU 32 for 12 yards (S.Keo).
1-10-HOU32(8:14) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short right to R.Gronkowski (J.Watt).
2-10-HOU32(8:10) S.Vereen up the middle to HOU 35 for -3 yards (D.Swearinger, D.Sharpton).
3-13-HOU35(7:26) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete deep middle to R.Gronkowski (E.Pleasant) [J.Watt].
4-13-HOU35(7:21) S.Gostkowski 53 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-D.Aiken, Holder-R.Allen.
NE 31   HOU 31,   Plays: 9   Yards: 40   Possession: 4:19.
 
New England Patriots at 07:16
S.Gostkowski kicks 73 yards from NE 35 to HOU -8. K.Martin, Touchback.
Houston Texans at 07:16
1-10-HOU20(7:16) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete short right to G.Graham (D.Hightower).
2-10-HOU20(7:06) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete short middle to A.Johnson.
3-10-HOU20(6:59) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete short middle to G.Graham.
4-10-HOU20(6:54) S.Lechler punts 47 yards to NE 33, Center-J.Weeks, out of bounds. (The Punt Hang time was 4.7 seconds.)
New England Patriots at 06:44
1-10-NE33(6:44) T.Brady pass short left to D.Amendola to NE 40 for 7 yards (K.Jackson).
2-3-NE40(6:11) S.Vereen right guard to NE 40 for no gain (J.Mays).
3-3-NE40(5:30) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short middle to R.Gronkowski to HOU 43 for 17 yards (E.Pleasant).
1-10-HOU43(4:46) L.Blount left guard to HOU 43 for no gain (E.Mitchell).
2-10-HOU43(4:05) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass short middle to S.Vereen to HOU 35 for 8 yards (D.Sharpton).
3-2-HOU35(3:20) (Shotgun) T.Brady pass incomplete short right to R.Gronkowski (B.Harris).
4-2-HOU35(3:15) S.Gostkowski 53 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-D.Aiken, Holder-R.Allen.
NE 34   HOU 31,   Plays: 7   Yards: 32   Possession: 3:32.
 
New England Patriots at 03:12
S.Gostkowski kicks 65 yards from NE 35 to end zone, Touchback.
Houston Texans at 03:12
1-10-HOU20(3:12) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short right to A.Johnson pushed ob at HOU 30 for 10 yards (A.Talib) [J.Vellano].
1-10-HOU30(3:04) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass short right to A.Johnson pushed ob at HOU 45 for 15 yards (A.Talib).
1-10-HOU45(2:52) (Shotgun) B.Tate left tackle to HOU 43 for -2 yards (B.Spikes; Cha.Jones).
2-12-HOU43(2:18) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete short right to D.Hopkins (L.Ryan).
3-12-HOU43(2:13) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete short left to G.Graham.
4-12-HOU43(2:06) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete short middle (A.Carter) [Chr. Jones].
New England Patriots at 01:58
1-10-HOU42(1:58) L.Blount left guard to HOU 40 for 2 yards (J.Tarpinian, E.Mitchell).
2-8-HOU40(1:53) L.Blount right tackle to HOU 40 for no gain (B.Reed).
3-8-HOU40(1:08) L.Blount up the middle to HOU 39 for 1 yard (J.Watt).
4-7-HOU39(:22) R.Allen punts 34 yards to HOU 5, Center-D.Aiken, downed by NE-D.Aiken. (The Punt Hang time was 4.1 seconds.)
Houston Texans at 00:07
1-10-HOU5(:07) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete deep middle to G.Graham.
2-10-HOU5(:01) (Shotgun) C.Keenum pass incomplete deep right to D.Hopkins (M.Cole).
                      
 

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