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Team 1 2 3 4
NE 7 0 14 13
HOU 10 7 7 7
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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 Tate rushed to the right for 8 yard gain (Randy Bullock made PAT)
NE 0 - HOU 7
4:10
FG
Randy Bullock kicked a 43-yard field goal
NE 0 - HOU 10
1:25
TD
Tom Brady passed to Rob Gronkowski to the left for 23 yard gain (Stephen Gostkowski made PAT)
NE 7 - HOU 10
2nd Quarter
1:47
TD
Ben Tate rushed to the left for 20 yard gain (Randy Bullock made PAT)
NE 7 - HOU 17
3rd Quarter
12:41
TD
James Develin rushed up the middle for 1 yard gain (Stephen Gostkowski made PAT)
NE 14 - HOU 17
8:06
TD
Tom Brady passed to Shane Vereen to the left for 9 yard gain (Stephen Gostkowski made PAT)
NE 21 - HOU 17
2:11
TD
Case Keenum rushed to the left for 5 yard gain (Randy Bullock made PAT)
NE 21 - HOU 24
4th Quarter
13:09
TD
LeGarrette Blount rushed to the left for 7 yard gain (Stephen Gostkowski made PAT)
NE 28 - HOU 24
11:35
TD
Ben Tate rushed to the left for 10 yard gain (Randy Bullock made PAT)
NE 28 - HOU 31
7:16
FG
Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 53-yard field goal
NE 31 - HOU 31
3:12
FG
Stephen Gostkowski 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 Brady 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 Keenum 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 Blount 12 44 3.7 8 1 0
Shane Vereen 10 38 3.8 14 0 0
James Develin 2 4 2.0 3 1 0
Brandon Bolden 3 2 0.7 1 0 0

Houston

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Ben Tate 22 102 4.6 20 3 0
Dennis Johnson 3 13 4.3 9 0 0
Case Keenum 3 6 2.0 5 1 0

Receiving

New England

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Rob Gronkowski 6 12 127 21.2 50 1 0
Julian Edelman 9 12 101 11.2 25 0 0
Danny Amendola 5 5 54 10.8 17 0 0
Shane Vereen 5 6 37 7.4 12 1 0
Brandon Bolden 1 1 18 18.0 18 0 0
Kenbrell Thompkins 1 3 16 16.0 16 0 0
James Develin 1 1 12 12.0 12 0 0
Josh Boyce 1 1 6 6.0 6 0 0

Houston

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Andre Johnson 8 9 121 15.1 29 0 0
DeAndre Hopkins 2 5 77 38.5 66 0 0
Garrett Graham 3 11 36 12.0 17 0 0
Keshawn Martin 1 1 27 27.0 27 0 0
Dennis Johnson 1 2 11 11.0 11 0 0

Kicking

New England

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

Houston

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

Punting

New England

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Ryan Allen 3 44.0 1 1

Houston

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Shane Lechler 3 44.7 1 0

Returns

New England

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Josh Boyce 6 149 24.8 41 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Julian Edelman 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 Martin 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 Carter 0 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0
Isaac Sopoaga 1 0 1.0 8 0 0 0 0
Stephen Gostkowski 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Rob Ninkovich 3 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Gregory 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Marquice Cole 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Aqib Talib 3 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Devin McCourty 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Spikes 4 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Dane Fletcher 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Nate Solder 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Sealver Siliga 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chandler Jones 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dont'a Hightower 5 2 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Nate Ebner 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jamie Collins 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Logan Ryan 3 0 0.0 0 2 1 2 0
Duron Harmon 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Jones 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Michael Buchanan 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Vellano 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

Houston

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Antonio Smith 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnathan Joseph 3 0 0.0 0 1 1 31 0
Joe Mays 6 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Elbert Mack 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Brice McCain 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Kareem Jackson 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Earl Mitchell 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Darryl Sharpton 6 3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
J.J. Watt 5 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Brooks Reed 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Harris 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Shiloh Keo 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Tarpinian 1 1 0.5 3 0 0 0 0
Josh Victorian 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Bryan Braman 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Whitney Mercilus 2 1 0.5 3 0 0 0 0
Eddie Pleasant 4 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0
DeAndre Hopkins 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
D.J. Swearinger 7 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Griffin 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Justin Tuggle 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0