Houston Texans (2-12) Try to Derail Denver Broncos (11-3)

Automated InsightsDecember 22, 2013

The Houston Texans attempt to break their 12-game losing streak and will enjoy home field advantage when they take on the Denver Broncos. Kickoff is set for 1:00 PM ET and the game can be seen on CBS. Houston has a 2-12 overall record and 1-6 home record. Denver has the upper hand as a 10.5 point favorite and has an 11-3 overall record with 4-2 away record.

Last week, the Texans were hammered 25-3 by the Colts. Joe Mays recorded 13 tackles. The Broncos are fresh off a 27-20 defeat versus the Chargers. Peyton Manning scored twice on top of going 27 for 41 for 289 yards and one pick.

The Broncos' pass defense gives up an average of 284.1 yards per game, 28th in the league, and might provide Houston with increased production in the passing game.


Broncos Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
A+ 100+ P. Manning 393 580 4,811 47 10


Texans Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
C 75.9 M. Schaub 179 287 1,905 9 10
C+ 77.7 C. Keenum 137 253 1,760 9 6
F 43.0 T. Yates 15 22 113 0 2


Broncos Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
A- 90.9 K. Moreno RB 224 939 4.2 10
C 72.2 M. Ball RB 106 455 4.3 4
C 72.0 R. Hillman RB 40 182 4.5 1


Texans Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
C+ 78.8 B. Tate RB 181 771 4.3 4
A 96.2 A. Foster RB 121 542 4.5 1
C 75.5 D. Johnson RB 37 154 4.2 0


Broncos Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 98.1 D. Thomas WR 78 1,194 15.3 11
A- 91.5 E. Decker WR 73 1,130 15.5 8
A- 91.0 W. Welker WR 73 778 10.7 10


Texans Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A 96.4 A. Johnson WR 99 1,295 13.1 5
B- 81.9 D. Hopkins WR 47 759 16.1 2
B+ 88.6 G. Graham TE 49 545 11.1 5