1:00 PM ET, December 28, 2008
Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
HOUSTON -- Faced with one last chance to make the playoffs, the Chicago Bears blew it.Andre Johnson had two touchdowns and the Houston Texans got a 31-24 win over the Bears on Sunday to knock Chicago out of the playoff picture.
• The Bears were eliminated from postseason contention as their three-game win streak came to an end.
• Houston's Andre Johnson recorded his seventh game this season with at least 10 receptions and 100 yards; he finished with 10 catches and 148 yards and two touchdowns.
• Matt Schaub finished with 328 passing yards for his fourth game with at least 300 yards this season.
• For the second straight year, the Texans tied a franchise record with eight victories in a season.
-- ESPN research
Manning started at strong safety in place of Mike Brown, who was placed on the injured reserve Friday. ... Moats' touchdown was his first since 2005 when he was with the Eagles. ... Brown's fumble recovery was the second of his career.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.2||6.3|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||05:57||Brandon Lloyd 4 Yd Pass From Kyle Orton (Robbie Gould Kick)||7||0|
|FG||03:30||Robbie Gould 37 Yd||10||0|
|TD||05:50||Andre Johnson 43 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Kris Brown Kick)||10||7|
|TD||01:54||Andre Johnson 3 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Kris Brown Kick)||10||14|
|TD||08:30||Ryan Moats 2 Yd Run (Kris Brown Kick)||10||21|
|TD||05:30||Greg Olsen 1 Yd Pass From Kyle Orton (Robbie Gould Kick)||17||21|
|FG||11:55||Kris Brown 22 Yd||17||24|
|TD||03:24||Steve Slaton 2 Yd Run (Kris Brown Kick)||17||31|
|TD||01:31||Kyle Orton 1 Yd Run (Robbie Gould Kick)||24||31|