Final

Texans 18

(2-1, 1-1 away)

Broncos 17

(2-1, 1-1 home)

9:00 PM ET, August 23, 2014

Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, CO 

1 2 3 4 T
HOU 0 7 3 818
DEN 3 14 0 017

Top Performers

Passing: P. Manning (DEN) - 243 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Thompson (DEN) - 4 CAR, 33 YDS

Receiving: E. Sanders (DEN) - 5 REC, 128 YDS, 2 TD

 

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Passing Leaders

HoustonCMP%YDSTDINT
R. Fitzpatrick63.12483178
C. Keenum58.443522
DenverCMP%YDSTDINT
P. Manning66.247273915
B. Osweiler40.05210

Rushing Leaders

HoustonCARYDSAVGTD
A. Foster26012464.88
A. Blue1695283.12
DenverCARYDSAVGTD
C. Anderson1798494.78
R. Hillman1064344.13

Receiving Leaders

HoustonRECYDSAVGTD
D. Hopkins76121015.96
A. Johnson8593611.03
DenverRECYDSAVGTD
D. Thomas111161914.611
E. Sanders101140413.99

Team Averages & NFL Ranks

TEAM OFFENSETEAMPER GAME AVERAGE
Total YardsHOU
 
 345
DEN
 
 403
Yards PassingHOU
 
 210
DEN
 
 291
Yards RushingHOU
 
 135
DEN
 
 112
TEAM DEFENSETEAMPER GAME AVERAGE
Yards AllowedHOU
 
 348
DEN
 
 305
Pass Yds AllowedHOU
 
 243
DEN
 
 225
Rush Yds AllowedHOU
 
 105
DEN
 
 80

Head to Head Matchups (Since 2001)

Denver leads 3-2
Dec 22, 2013HOU 13, DEN 37
Sep 23, 2012HOU 31, @DEN 25
Dec 26, 2010HOU 23, @DEN 24
Dec 13, 2007HOU 31, DEN 13
Nov 7, 2004HOU 13, @DEN 31

Research Notes

How might Wes Welker's concussion impact the Broncos other playmakers? And what might the fantasy implications be? Here are the 2014 projections for Broncos WR/TE according to ESPN Fantasy Football. This was entering Saturday night.
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* Over the last two seasons, only 5 players in the NFL averaged more targets per game than Wes Welker. Welker ranks tied for 8th in the NFL in total targets over that span despite missing three games.
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