Texans Clipped by Cardinals, 27-24

Automated Insights

The Texans were narrowly defeated by the Cardinals, 27-24, in Glendale.

Case Keenum lit up the Cardinals for three scores on 22 of 43 passing for 201 yards and one fumble. Carson Palmer ended up going 20 of 32 with 241 yards passing, two touchdowns, one pick and one fumble for the Cardinals.

Ben Tate gained 56 yards on 15 carries. Andre Johnson was a top performer, snagging five balls for 37 yards with two touchdowns.

The Houston defense allowed 97 yards rushing and 241 passing. They tackled Palmer for a sack.

Cardinals tight end Rob Housler had a big game, putting up 57 receiving yards and one touchdown. Wide receiver Andre Roberts also had a good game with 72 receiving yards and one touchdown.

The Texans are at home to take on the Raiders (3-6) next week while the Cardinals travel to Jacksonville to meet the Jaguars (1-8).


Texans Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
B 83 C. Keenum 22 43 201 3 0


Cardinals Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
C+ 78 C. Palmer 20 32 241 2 1


Texans Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
C+ 80 B. Tate RB 15 56 3.7 0
B 83 C. Keenum QB 2 13 6.5 0
- - D. Johnson RB 4 7 1.8 0


Cardinals Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
B 83 A. Ellington RB 11 55 5.0 0
D+ 69 R. Mendenhall RB 13 42 3.2 0
- - S. Taylor RB 2 6 3.0 0


Texans Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
B 83 D. Hopkins WR 6 69 11.5 0
A 93 A. Johnson WR 5 37 7.4 2
C 73 D. Posey WR 3 34 11.3 0


Cardinals Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
B+ 89 A. Roberts WR 5 72 14.4 1
A 94 R. Housler TE 4 57 14.3 1
C 72 M. Floyd WR 2 31 15.5 0