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Jabaal Sheard, Colts’ D step up, snuff out Texans’ comeback | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Play 60. Minutes. Not 59 and change. Not 45 minutes, and certainly not 30. When the scoreboard clock struck triple-zeroes Sunday at Houston’s NRG Stadium, there was Jabaal Sheard and Barkevious Mingo and the Indianapolis Colts defense still standing.

Take it away: Sheard's strip sack seals Colts win at Houston | Sports | heraldbulletin.com
One more play. That's been the Colts' mantra for weeks. Make one more play in any of a handful of losses, and the outcome is totally different.

Refocused: Indianapolis Colts 20, Houston Texans 14 | NFL Analysis | Pro Football Focus
All of the PFF-exclusive takeaways from Week 9 in the NFL, and the Colts 20-14 victory over the Texans.

5 Things Learned: Colts Finish In Houston, Snap Five-Game Road Losing Streak | 1070 the Fan

Some anxious moments were again there for the Colts (3-6) on Sunday, but they finished off a 20-14 victory over the Houston Texans (3-5).

Five Things Learned: Colts-Texans (Week 9)
Intro: What were the main takeaways from Sunday’s 2017 Week 9 victory over the Houston Texans? Here are Five Things Learned, presented by McDonalds.

Colts make just enough plays (finally) to hold off the Texans
First defensive back Nate Hairston, then outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard stepped up to make game-winning plays for the Colts

Colts vs. Texans: Scores, updates and highlights
The Indianapolis Colts visit the Houston Texans in Week 9

Colts: Only the NFL drug test could slow down T.Y. Hilton vs. Texans
T.Y. Hilton was the Colts' offense -- 175 yards, 2 TDs -- but he credited five teammates in a two-minute news conference

Colts’ notebook: T.Y. Hilton breaks out vs. Texans | FOX59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – In case there was any doubt, Jack Doyle was yelling at T.Y. Hilton. Hey, man, get up! It was that type of play, and that type of Sunday afternoon for the Indianapolis Colts’ uncharacteristically quiet wideout.

Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton plays possum with Texans' secondary - Houston Chronicle

T.Y. Hilton continues his dominance over the Texans with 175 yards in Colts' victory - Indianapolis Colts Blog- ESPN
The Colts wideout ran roughshod over the Texans' secondary yet again, catching two TD passes and helping Indianapolis halt a three-game skid.

Pagano on Vontae Davis: “Coach’s decision” – ProFootballTalk
As expected, Colts coach Chuck Pagano received various questions from the media following Sunday's win over the Texans regarding the absence of cornerback Vontae Davis.

Colts' surging defense to be tested by Ben Roethlisberger - Indianapolis Colts Blog- ESPN
Ben Roethlisberger has posted epic numbers in three previous games against the Colts, a streak the defense is looking to end.