Indianapolis Colts' Victory Over The Houston Texans 20-17

Krishna DhaniCorrespondent INovember 8, 2009

INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 08:  Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts passes the ball during the NFL game against the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 8, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Andy Lyons/Getty Images reports that the Indianpolis Colts beat the Houston Texans by three points 20-17.

The game was at Lucas Oil Stadium (Colts' stadium), where the Colts had struggled catching up to the Houston Texans as they were in the lead for most of fourth quarter.

The game started of with the Colts in the lead with ten points making it seem impossible for the Texans to come up and beat them.

In the second quarter the Texans fought vigorously to make a touchdown but couldn't. But they did make a field goal making the score 10-3 but then the Colts made a field goal, making it 13-3.

In the third quarter the Colts had just stayed the same, but that also gave a chance for the Texans to catch up as the Texans made a touchdown, boosting themselves to 13-10. With the Texans on the Colts tail they had to do something quick. 

In the fourth quarter the Texans did well scoring a touchdown quick boosting them up to 17-13 putting the Colts behind. Then the Colts had to come back and made a touchdowm for 20-17 as the final. Making the Colts 8-0 and Texans 5-4.

Colts' Passing:

In this game passing was a big deal for the Colts as Peyton Manning became the first NFL quarterback in history to pass over 40,000 yards in a decade (ten years). Peyton Manning threw three hundred eigth teen yards in the game, with one touchdown, and one interception.

Colts' Rushing:

Joseph Addai had fourteen carries, sixty three yards total game, and two touchdowns. His longest run was 13 yards. Dallas Clark got one carry, four yards total in rushing, and no touchdown in rushing. And of coarse his longest run was four yards.

Colts' Receiving:

Dallas Clark had four teen receptions, one hundred nineteen yards total game, no touchdowns, and his longest run was seventeen yards. Reggie Wayne had eigth receptions, sixty four yards total game, no touchdowns, and his longest run was fifteen yards.

Texans' Passing:

Matt Schaub got three hundred and eleven yards total game, one touchdown, and two interceptions.

Texans' Rushing:

Ryan Moats got sixteen carries, thirty eight yards total game, no touchdowns, and his longest run was seven yards. Matt Schaub also ran, he ran three times, total rushing yards were twenty one yards. And his longest run was nine teen yards.

Texans' Receiving:

Andre Johnson got ten receptions, one hundred three yards total, and no touchdowns. His longest run was twenty four yards. Kevin Walter got five receptions, sixty seven yards total, and no touchdowns. His longest run was nineteen yards.