34 -
Team 1 2 3 4
NE 7 0 14 13
HOU 10 7 7 7
31
2-10

Game Story

Tom Brady was glad to escape Houston with a win. He would have been much happier if his New England Patriots didn't have to overcome another first-half deficit to do it. Brady threw for 371 yards and two scores, and Stephen Gostkowski made two long field goals in the fourth quarter Sunday as the...

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
8:44
TD
Ben TateDFP
rushed to the right for 8 yard gain (
Randy BullockDFP
made PAT)
NE 0 - HOU 7
4:10
FG
Randy BullockDFP
kicked a 43-yard field goal
NE 0 - HOU 10
1:25
TD
Tom BradyDFP
passed to
Rob GronkowskiDFP
to the left for 23 yard gain (
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
made PAT)
NE 7 - HOU 10
2nd Quarter
1:47
TD
Ben TateDFP
rushed to the left for 20 yard gain (
Randy BullockDFP
made PAT)
NE 7 - HOU 17
3rd Quarter
12:41
TD
James DevelinDFP
rushed up the middle for 1 yard gain (
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
made PAT)
NE 14 - HOU 17
8:06
TD
Tom BradyDFP
passed to
Shane VereenDFP
to the left for 9 yard gain (
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
made PAT)
NE 21 - HOU 17
2:11
TD
Case KeenumDFP
rushed to the left for 5 yard gain (
Randy BullockDFP
made PAT)
NE 21 - HOU 24
4th Quarter
13:09
TD
LeGarrette BlountDFP
rushed to the left for 7 yard gain (
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
made PAT)
NE 28 - HOU 24
11:35
TD
Ben TateDFP
rushed to the left for 10 yard gain (
Randy BullockDFP
made PAT)
NE 28 - HOU 31
7:16
FG
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
kicked a 53-yard field goal
NE 31 - HOU 31
3:12
FG
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
kicked a 53-yard field goal
NE 34 - HOU 31

Game Leaders

Passing

New England

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FL
Tom BradyDFP
29 41 371 70.7 9.0 1 6 2 1 104.8 0

Houston

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FL
Case KeenumDFP
15 30 272 50.0 9.1 1 8 0 1 67.6 0

Rushing

New England

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FL
LeGarrette BlountDFP
12 44 3.7 8 1 0
Shane VereenDFP
10 38 3.8 14 0 0
James DevelinDFP
2 4 2.0 3 1 0
Brandon BoldenDFP
3 2 0.7 1 0 0

Houston

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FL
Ben TateDFP
22 102 4.6 20 3 0
Dennis JohnsonDFP
3 13 4.3 9 0 0
Case KeenumDFP
3 6 2.0 5 1 0

Receiving

New England

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FL
Rob GronkowskiDFP
6 12 127 21.2 50 1 0
Julian EdelmanDFP
9 12 101 11.2 25 0 0
Danny AmendolaDFP
5 5 54 10.8 17 0 0
Shane VereenDFP
5 6 37 7.4 12 1 0
Brandon BoldenDFP
1 1 18 18.0 18 0 0
Kenbrell ThompkinsDFP
1 3 16 16.0 16 0 0
James DevelinDFP
1 1 12 12.0 12 0 0
Josh BoyceDFP
1 1 6 6.0 6 0 0

Houston

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FL
Andre JohnsonDFP
8 9 121 15.1 29 0 0
DeAndre HopkinsDFP
2 5 77 38.5 66 0 0
Garrett GrahamDFP
3 11 36 12.0 17 0 0
Keshawn MartinDFP
1 1 27 27.0 27 0 0
Dennis JohnsonDFP
1 2 11 11.0 11 0 0

Kicking

New England

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
4 4 2 3 53 66.7 10

Houston

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Randy BullockDFP
4 4 1 1 43 100.0 7

Punting

New England

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg Long In20 TB
Ryan AllenDFP
3 44.0 51 1 1

Houston

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg Long In20 TB
Shane LechlerDFP
3 44.7 55 1 0

Returns

New England

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Josh BoyceDFP
6 149 24.8 41 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Julian EdelmanDFP
0 0 N/A 0 0 1 11 11.0 11 0

Houston

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Keshawn MartinDFP
2 71 35.5 50 0 1 6 6.0 6 0

Defense

New England

DEFENSE
Defense Total Solo Ast Sack PD Int Yds IntTD
Dont'a HightowerDFP
7 5 2 0.0 1 0 0 0
Devin McCourtyDFP
5 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Brandon SpikesDFP
5 4 1 0.0 1 0 0 0
Rob NinkovichDFP
4 3 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Chandler JonesDFP
4 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0
Steve GregoryDFP
3 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Aqib TalibDFP
3 3 0 0.0 1 0 0 0
Logan RyanDFP
3 3 0 0.0 2 1 2 0
Chris JonesDFP
3 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dane FletcherDFP
2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Sealver SiligaDFP
2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Duron HarmonDFP
2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Joe VellanoDFP
2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Isaac SopoagaDFP
1 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nate SolderDFP
1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nate EbnerDFP
1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jamie CollinsDFP
1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Michael BuchananDFP
1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Andre CarterDFP
0 0 0 0.0 2 0 0 0
Marquice ColeDFP
0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0

Houston

DEFENSE
Defense Total Solo Ast Sack PD Int Yds IntTD
Darryl SharptonDFP
9 6 3 0.0 1 0 0 0
D.J. SwearingerDFP
8 7 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Joe MaysDFP
7 6 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
J.J. WattDFP
5 5 0 0.0 1 0 0 0
Shiloh KeoDFP
5 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Brice McCainDFP
4 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Eddie PleasantDFP
4 4 0 0.0 2 0 0 0
Johnathan JosephDFP
3 3 0 0.0 1 1 31 0
Kareem JacksonDFP
3 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Earl MitchellDFP
3 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Whitney MercilusDFP
3 2 1 0.5 0 0 0 0
Antonio SmithDFP
2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Elbert MackDFP
2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Brooks ReedDFP
2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jeff TarpinianDFP
2 1 1 0.5 0 0 0 0
Brandon HarrisDFP
1 1 0 0.0 1 0 0 0
Josh VictorianDFP
1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Bryan BramanDFP
1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
DeAndre HopkinsDFP
1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Ryan GriffinDFP
1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Justin TuggleDFP
1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0