Final

Patriots 27

(10-6, 2-6 away)

Texans 34

(9-7, 4-4 home)

Coverage: CBS

1:00 PM ET, January 3, 2010

NRG Stadium, Houston, TX 

1 2 3 4 T
NE 7 6 7 727
HOU 7 6 0 2134

Top Performers

Passing: M. Schaub (HOU) - 303 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: A. Foster (HOU) - 20 CAR, 119 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Edelman (NE) - 10 REC, 103 YDS

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNEHOU
houTD11:19Joel Dreessen 25 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Kris Brown Kick) 07
neTD00:50Fred Taylor 4 Yd Run (Stephen Gostkowski Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERNEHOU
neFG09:51Stephen Gostkowski 51 Yd 107
houTD04:41Bernard Pollard Recovered Fumble In End Zone (Pat Failed) 1013
neFG00:46Stephen Gostkowski 43 Yd 1313
THIRD QUARTERNEHOU
neTD07:43Darius Butler 91 Yd Interception Return (Stephen Gostkowski Kick) 2013
FOURTH QUARTERNEHOU
neTD14:04Fred Taylor 11 Yd Run (Stephen Gostkowski Kick) 2713
houTD09:41Jacoby Jones 8 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Kris Brown Kick) 2720
houTD04:43Arian Foster 1 Yd Run (Kris Brown Kick) 2727
houTD01:54Arian Foster 3 Yd Run (Kris Brown Kick) 2734

Team Stat Comparison

 
NE
HOU
1st Downs2129
Passing 1st downs
1418
Rushing 1st downs
49
1st downs from Penalties
32
3rd down efficiency
4-103-7
4th down efficiency
0-10-1
Total Plays5967
Total Yards317439
Yards per play5.46.6
Total Drives911
Passing243295
Comp - Att
25-3824-39
Yards per pass
6.47.6
Interceptions thrown
11
Sacks - Yards Lost
2-141-8
Rushing74144
Rushing Attempts
1927
Yards per rush
3.95.3
Red Zone (Made-Att)2-23-6
Penalties4-555-35
Turnovers21
Fumbles lost
10
Interceptions thrown
11
Defensive / Special Teams TDs11
Possession28:2631:34
New England Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBRRTG
T. Brady17/261867.2011-447.370.4
B. Hoyer8/12715.9001-1046.182.3
Team25/382436.4012-14----
Houston Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKSQBRRTG
M. Schaub24/393037.8211-858.292.1
Team24/392957.6211-8----
New England Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
F. Taylor7334.7212
B. Green-Ellis4225.5012
B. Hoyer11010.0010
S. Morris791.306
Team19743.9212
Houston Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
A. Foster201196.0224
R. Moats4174.3015
A. Johnson177.007
M. Schaub210.503
Team271445.3224
New England Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLGTGTS
J. Edelman1010310.302515
R. Moss57515.00416
B. Watson33210.70146
S. Morris3134.3093
C. Baker11313.00131
W. Welker11212.00122
S. Aiken294.5065
Team2525710.304138
Houston Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLGTGTS
J. Dreessen68113.51257
A. Johnson66510.80229
J. Jones56513.01176
K. Walter23015.00173
A. Foster3268.70104
V. Leach12626.00263
A. Davis11010.00102
R. Moats000.0001
D. Anderson000.0002
C. Brown000.0001
Team2430312.622638
New England Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
F. Taylor110
Team110
Houston Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
R. Moats100
A. Johnson100
B. Pollard001
Team201
New England Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
D. Butler1911
Team1911
Houston Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
B. Pollard1150
Team1150
New England Defensive
 TACKLESMISC
 TOTSOLOSACKSTFLPDQB HTSTD
J. Sanders11900000
B. Meriweather10600000
D. Burgess9811030
J. Mayo8400000
G. Guyton5100000
J. Wilhite4300000
S. Springs3300000
J. Seau2200000
P. Chung2200000
D. Butler2200101
R. Ninkovich2201100
B. McGowan2200000
T. Banta-Cain2000100
P. Woods1100000
M. Wright1101000
M. Pryor1100000
F. Taylor1100000
S. Gostkowski1100000
K. Arrington1100000
J. Green1100000
E. Alexander1000000
Team705113331
Houston Defensive
 TACKLESMISC
 TOTSOLOSACKSTFLPDQB HTSTD
D. Ryans7601000
G. Quin7600200
D. Robinson7601000
B. Pollard6500101
Z. Diles6400000
B. Cushing5401010
C. Barwin3311010
A. Okoye3200000
B. Russell3100000
M. Williams2211020
J. Reeves2200000
A. Davis2100000
A. Smith2100020
J. Busing2000000
J. Casey1100000
B. McCain1100100
K. Bentley1100000
N. Ferguson1100000
J. Zgonina1100000
T. Bulman1000000
Team634825461
New England Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
D. Butler37023.3260
M. Slater26231.0350
I. Stanback12222.0220
Team615425.7350
Houston Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
A. Davis514128.2360
Team514128.2360
New England Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
Team000.000
Houston Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
J. Jones13131.0310
Team13131.0310
New England Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
S. Gostkowski2/2100.0513/39
Team2/2100.0513/39
Houston Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
K. Brown0/20.0--4/54
Team0/20.0--4/54
New England Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
C. Hanson310936.30240
Team310936.30240
Houston Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
M. Turk28040.00145
Team28040.00145
Attendance: 71,029