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 FumL
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 FumL
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 FumL
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 FumL
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 FumL
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 FumL
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 In20 TB
Ryan AllenDFP
3 44.0 1 1

Houston

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Shane LechlerDFP
3 44.7 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 Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Andre CarterDFP
0 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0
Isaac SopoagaDFP
1 0 1.0 8 0 0 0 0
Stephen GostkowskiDFP
0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Rob NinkovichDFP
3 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Steve GregoryDFP
1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Marquice ColeDFP
0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Aqib TalibDFP
3 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Devin McCourtyDFP
5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon SpikesDFP
4 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Dane FletcherDFP
1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Nate SolderDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Sealver SiligaDFP
1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chandler JonesDFP
1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dont'a HightowerDFP
5 2 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Nate EbnerDFP
0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jamie CollinsDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Logan RyanDFP
3 0 0.0 0 2 1 2 0
Duron HarmonDFP
2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris JonesDFP
1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Michael BuchananDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe VellanoDFP
2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

Houston

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