8:30 PM ET, November 1, 2010
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN
INDIANAPOLIS -- Peyton Manning did some extra work Monday night.He threw a lead block. He ran for a first down, and he kept the Colts' makeshift offense chugging along as the Colts got past Houston 30-17.So just like that, the defending AFC champs are back on top of the AFC South.
• Peyton Manning improved to 7-0 in his career at home on Monday Night Football, while the Texans are 0-9 all-time on the road against the Colts.
• Jacob Tamme is the 27th player to catch his first career TD pass from Manning.
• In two games this season, Manning threw the ball 102 times against the Texans.
• Dwight Freeney, who had zero sacks in his last four games, had two Monday and has 15.5 sacks in his career against the Texans.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Former Colts coach Tony Dungy was inducted into the team's ring of honor at halftime. He received a standing ovation and hugged Indy president Bill Polian when highlights of their Super Bowl title were shown. ... Houston dropped to 2-16 against the Colts and is 0-9 at Indy. ... Texans left tackle Duane Brown gave up a sack in the first quarter to Freeney after returning from a four-game suspension for violating the league's banned substance policy. ... Hart will have an MRI on his injured ankle.
INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 01: Matt Schaub #8 of Houston Texans throws a pass during warm-ups before the NFL game...(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from Penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.9||4.9|
Comp - Att
Yards per pass
Sacks - Yards Lost
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-2||2-4|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||1|
|TD||06:59||Jacob Tamme 2 Yd Pass From Peyton Manning (Adam Vinatieri Kick)||0||7|
|TD||14:44||Kelvin Hayden 25 Yd Interception Return (Adam Vinatieri Kick)||0||14|
|FG||12:00||Neil Rackers 53 Yd||3||14|
|FG||00:53||Adam Vinatieri 48 Yd||3||17|
|TD||11:30||Reggie Wayne 15 Yd Pass From Peyton Manning (Adam Vinatieri Kick)||3||24|
|TD||07:40||Andre Johnson 28 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Neil Rackers Kick)||10||24|
|FG||01:18||Adam Vinatieri 23 Yd||10||27|
|TD||12:22||Arian Foster 6 Yd Run (Neil Rackers Kick)||17||27|
|FG||07:23||Adam Vinatieri 36 Yd||17||30|
NEXT-LEVEL: Among Matt Schaub's 70 incomplete passes through the Texans' first six games this season, only 13 of them were on balls that were underthrown (18.5 percent). Schaub underthrew his targets seven times (50 percent of incompletions) on Monday night including a second-quarter interception returned for a touchdown by Kelvin Hayden.
NEXT-LEVEL: Eighty-nine percent of Peyton Manning's pass attempts this season have come with at least five defensive backs on the field, by far the highest percentage in the league. Monday night was extreme even by those standards, as the Texans put five or more DBs on the field for EVERY ONE of Manning's pass attempts.
ESPN Stats & Information
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