The Colts play 60 minutes. After the Texans raced out to a 17-0 lead in the first 20 minutes and went into the half up 20-7 they were held without another point until a garbage time score in the final 20 seconds down 15. Meanwhile the Colts O (and Clint Session) put up 4 2nd half TDs.
The Colts gained 114 yards on the ground averaging over 5 yards a carry. Peyton Manning converted over 75% of his passes with 3 TDs and 2 INTs (one when his arm was hit on the throw, another in a desperation drive at the end of the 1st half).
On D the Colts made a dramatic turnaround. After allowing back to back TDs in the first, the Colts held the Texans to back to back FGs on their next two drives. The Texans were stopped on their next 5 drives with 3 turnovers and 2 punts. The Texans only 2nd half points came in the final minute, after the game had been put out of reach.
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Week 12 Game Ball
Peyton Manning, 27-35, 244 yards, 3 TDs, 2 INTs (88 votes)
Pierre Garçon, 5 for 63 on 5 targets, sick TD, no flags (155 votes)
Clint Session, 6 tackles, INT, TD (360 votes)
Robert Mathis, Sack, FF (65 votes)
668 total votes