New England Patriots 40,
Houston Texans 7


Houston
0
0
7
0
-- 7
New England
17
10
7
6
-- 40

First Quarter
NE--K.Faulk 11 run (S.Gostkowski kick), 6:54.
NE--FG S.Gostkowski 36, 8:22.
NE--K.Faulk 43 pass from T.Brady (S.Gostkowski kick), 11:29.
Second Quarter
NE--FG S.Gostkowski 32, 5:13.
NE--J.Gaffney 6 pass from T.Brady (S.Gostkowski kick), 13:49.
Third Quarter
Hou--R.Dayne 1 run (K.Brown kick), 5:11.
NE--E.Hobbs 93 kickoff return (S.Gostkowski kick), 5:23.
Fourth Quarter
NE--FG S.Gostkowski 31, 0:42.
NE--FG S.Gostkowski 21, 3:00.
A--68,756.

HOU
NE
FIRST DOWNS
13
15
Rushing
6
6
Passing
7
8
Penalty
0
1
3RD-DOWN EFFICIENCY
3-11
7-17
4TH-DOWN EFFICIENCY
0-1
1-2
TOTAL NET YARDS
198
230
Total Plays
54
66
Average Gain
3.7
3.5
NET YARDS RUSHING
105
105
Rushes
22
38
Average per Rush
4.8
2.8
NET YARDS PASSING
93
125
Completed - Attempted
16-28
19-27
Yards per Pass
2.9
4.5
Sacked - Yards Lost
4-34
1-4
Had Intercepted
4
0
PUNTS-AVERAGE
7-42.1
4-40.0
RETURN YARDAGE
167
209
Punt Returns - Yards
2-16
4-44
Kickoff Returns - Yards
8-151
2-102
Int. Returns - Yards
0-0
4-63
PENALTIES-YARDS
4-66
2-10
FUMBLES-LOST
1-0
0-0
TIME OF POSSESSION
24:07
35:53

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING --
HOU: R.Dayne 18-94, W.Lundy 3-11, J.Simmons 1-0.
NE: C.Dillon 20-61, H.Evans 8-24, K.Faulk 4-22, T.Brady 2-2, V.Testaverde 4-(-4).
PASSING --
HOU: D.Carr 16-28-4-127.
NE: T.Brady 16-23-0-109., M.Cassel 3-4-0-20.
RECEIVING --
HOU: A.Johnson 5-28, E.Moulds 4-26, W.Lundy 2-18, D.Anderson 1-27, O.Daniels 1-9, R.Dayne 1-7, K.Walter 1-6, M.Bruener 1-6.
NE: R.Caldwell 6-25, C.Dillon 5-20, D.Thomas 3-24, K.Faulk 2-46, J.Gaffney 1-6, T.Brown 1-4, H.Evans 1-4.


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