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BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
New England 25, Houston 22
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, October 10, 2021
Where: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Scott Novak
Attendance: 68450
Final Scoring Summary
 
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New England 0961025
Houston 697022
1st Quarter
1Q 15:00 Houston
NE 35 7-J. Bailey kicks 68 yards, 19-A. Roberts returns for 24 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 21 14:55 2-M. Ingram II rush for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - HOU 29 14:20 2-M. Ingram II rush for 1 yard.
3 and 1 - HOU 30 13:43 2-M. Ingram II rush for 1 yard.
1 and 10 - HOU 31 13:00 2-M. Ingram II rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - HOU 33 12:20 10-D. Mills pass incomplete to 85-P. Brown.
3 and 8 - HOU 33 12:15 10-D. Mills pass incomplete to 13-B. Cooks. PENALTY on New England, Defensive Pass Interference, 10 yards, enforced at HOU 33 - No play.
1 and 10 - HOU 43 12:10 30-P. Lindsay rush for 11 yards, forced out of bounds. PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NE 47.
1 and 10 - HOU 43 11:40 2-M. Ingram II rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - HOU 44 11:00 10-D. Mills pass to 88-J. Akins for 8 yards.
3 and 1 - NE 48 10:21 10-D. Mills rush for 2 yards.
1 and 10 - NE 46 9:42 10-D. Mills pass incomplete to 13-B. Cooks.
2 and 10 - NE 46 9:36 30-P. Lindsay rush for 5 yards.
3 and 5 - NE 41 8:54 31-D. Johnson rush for 3 yards.
Houston timeout at 8:17
4 and 2 - NE 38 8:17 10-D. Mills pass to 31-D. Johnson for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - NE 30 7:40 2-M. Ingram II rush for no gain.
2 and 10 - NE 30 7:01 10-D. Mills pass to 31-D. Johnson for 10 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NE 20 6:20 2-M. Ingram II rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - NE 18 5:43 10-D. Mills pass to 15-C. Moore for 7 yards.
3 and 1 - NE 11 4:58 10-D. Mills pass to 83-A. Auclair for 11 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is NO GOOD.
NE 0    HOU 6    Plays: 18    Possession: 10:06
1Q 4:54 New England
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 62 yards, out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NE 40 4:54 37-D. Harris rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - NE 44 4:25 37-D. Harris rush for 4 yards.
3 and 2 - NE 48 3:43 10-M. Jones pass to 84-K. Bourne for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 37 3:05 84-K. Bourne rush for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 2:28 37-D. Harris rush for no gain.
2 and 10 - HOU 25 1:44 37-D. Harris rush for 7 yards.
3 and 3 - HOU 18 1:01 10-M. Jones pass to 15-N. Agholor for 11 yards.
1 and goal - HOU 7 0:25 37-D. Harris rush for no gain.
END QUARTER 1
2nd Quarter
New England continued...
2 and goal - HOU 7 15:00 10-M. Jones pass to 16-J. Meyers for 6 yards.
3 and goal - HOU 1 14:21 Direct snap to 37-D. Harris, 37-D. Harris rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
6-N. Folk extra point is NO GOOD.
NE 6    HOU 6    Plays: 10    Possession: 5:37
2Q 14:17 Houston
NE 35 7-J. Bailey kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 14:17 10-D. Mills pass to 31-D. Johnson for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 3 - HOU 32 13:48 30-P. Lindsay rush for 1 yard.
3 and 2 - HOU 33 13:09 10-D. Mills pass to 15-C. Moore for 67 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is NO GOOD.
NE 6    HOU 12    Plays: 3    Possession: 1:21
2Q 12:56 New England
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 61 yards, 80-G. Olszewski returns for 18 yards.
1 and 10 - NE 22 12:51 37-D. Harris rush for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 3 - NE 29 12:22 38-R. Stevenson rush for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - NE 33 11:47 10-M. Jones pass to 1-N. Harry for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - NE 42 11:07 38-R. Stevenson rush for -1 yard.
3 and 2 - NE 41 10:30 10-M. Jones pass to 16-J. Meyers for 17 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 42 9:53 10-M. Jones pass to 81-J. Smith for 23 yards. PENALTY on Houston, Unnecessary Roughness, 10 yards, enforced at HOU 19.
1 and goal - HOU 9 9:27 10-M. Jones pass to 81-J. Smith for 4 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and goal - HOU 5 8:54 37-D. Harris rush for 4 yards, fumble by 37-D. Harris (forced fumble by 39-T. Mitchell), RECOVERED by 93-J. Johnson returned for no gain, touchback.
2Q 8:48 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 20 8:48 2-M. Ingram II rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - HOU 23 8:13 2-M. Ingram II rush for 1 yard.
3 and 6 - HOU 24 7:27 10-D. Mills pass to 88-J. Akins for 9 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 33 6:59 30-P. Lindsay rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - HOU 35 6:15 30-P. Lindsay rush for 1 yard.
3 and 7 - HOU 36 5:32 10-D. Mills rush for 10 yards, ran out of bounds. PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at HOU 36 - No play.
3 and 17 - HOU 26 4:59 10-D. Mills pass to 31-D. Johnson for 16 yards, forced out of bounds.
Houston timeout at 4:19
4 and 1 - HOU 42 4:19 10-D. Mills pass to 13-B. Cooks for 6 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 48 3:40 10-D. Mills pass incomplete.
2 and 10 - HOU 48 3:34 PENALTY on Houston, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 48 - No play.
2 and 15 - HOU 43 3:34 10-D. Mills pass incomplete to 31-D. Johnson.
3 and 15 - HOU 43 3:29 10-D. Mills pass to 15-C. Moore for 13 yards.
4 and 2 - NE 44 2:50 10-D. Mills pass to 18-C. Conley for 40 yards.
Two minute warning
1 and goal - NE 4 2:00 10-D. Mills pass incomplete to 15-C. Moore. PENALTY on New England, Defensive Holding, 2 yards, enforced at NE 4 - No play.
1 and goal - NE 2 1:56 PENALTY on Houston, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at NE 2 - No play.
1 and goal - NE 7 1:56 10-D. Mills, sacked for 2 yards (9-M. Judon).
New England timeout at 1:51
2 and goal - NE 9 1:51 2-M. Ingram II rush for 3 yards.
New England timeout at 1:46
3 and goal - NE 6 1:46 10-D. Mills, sacked for 9 yards (9-M. Judon).
New England timeout at 1:40
4 and goal - NE 15 1:40 7-K. Fairbairn 33 yard field goal is GOOD.
NE 6    HOU 15    Plays: 15    Possession: 7:08
2Q 1:37 New England
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 62 yards, 80-G. Olszewski returns for 21 yards.
1 and 10 - NE 24 1:31 10-M. Jones pass to 85-H. Henry for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - NE 29 1:07 10-M. Jones pass to 84-K. Bourne for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NE 36 1:01 10-M. Jones pass incomplete to 85-H. Henry.
2 and 10 - NE 36 0:57 10-M. Jones pass incomplete to 16-J. Meyers. PENALTY on Houston, Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards, enforced at NE 36 - No play.
1 and 10 - NE 41 0:51 10-M. Jones pass incomplete to 85-H. Henry.
2 and 10 - NE 41 0:46 10-M. Jones pass to 85-H. Henry for 16 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 43 0:26 10-M. Jones pass to 16-J. Meyers for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - HOU 34 0:11 10-M. Jones, spikes Ball.
3 and 1 - HOU 34 0:10 10-M. Jones pass incomplete.
4 and 1 - HOU 34 0:06 6-N. Folk 52 yard field goal is GOOD.
NE 9    HOU 15    Plays: 9    Possession: 1:31
2Q 0:02 Houston
NE 35 7-J. Bailey kicks 26 yards, out of bounds.
END QUARTER 2
3rd Quarter
3Q 15:00 New England
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 64 yards, 80-G. Olszewski returns for 26 yards.
1 and 10 - NE 27 14:56 38-R. Stevenson rush for no gain.
2 and 10 - NE 27 14:19 10-M. Jones pass intended for 15-N. Agholor, INTERCEPTED by 1-L. Johnson Jr. at NE 44, returned for no gain.
3Q 14:13 Houston
1 and 10 - NE 44 14:13 2-M. Ingram II rush for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - NE 37 13:39 10-D. Mills, flea flicker to 18-C. Conley for 37 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
NE 9    HOU 22    Plays: 2    Possession: 0:42
3Q 13:31 New England
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - NE 25 13:31 38-R. Stevenson rush for -3 yards.
2 and 13 - NE 22 12:46 10-M. Jones pass to 25-B. Bolden for 3 yards.
3 and 10 - NE 25 12:03 10-M. Jones pass incomplete to 16-J. Meyers.
4 and 10 - NE 25 11:55 7-J. Bailey punts 58 yards, 19-A. Roberts returns for 11 yards, forced out of bounds.
3Q 11:43 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 28 11:43 10-D. Mills pass to 85-P. Brown for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - HOU 35 11:09 2-M. Ingram II rush for 1 yard.
3 and 2 - HOU 36 10:29 10-D. Mills pass incomplete to 13-B. Cooks.
4 and 2 - HOU 36 10:26 11-C. Johnston punts no gain, out of bounds.
3Q 10:22 New England
1 and 10 - HOU 36 10:22 37-D. Harris rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - HOU 33 9:49 37-D. Harris rush for -3 yards.
3 and 10 - HOU 36 9:13 10-M. Jones pass to 25-B. Bolden for 3 yards.
4 and 7 - HOU 33 8:29 6-N. Folk 52 yard field goal is GOOD.
NE 12    HOU 22    Plays: 4    Possession: 1:53
3Q 8:25 Houston
NE 35 7-J. Bailey kicks 64 yards, 19-A. Roberts returns for 22 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 23 8:21 10-D. Mills pass to 85-P. Brown for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 38 7:46 2-M. Ingram II rush for 13 yards. PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at HOU 39.
1 and 19 - HOU 29 7:15 10-D. Mills pass to 31-D. Johnson for 5 yards.
2 and 14 - HOU 34 6:38 10-D. Mills pass incomplete.
3 and 14 - HOU 34 6:32 10-D. Mills pass to 15-C. Moore for -5 yards.
4 and 19 - HOU 29 5:59 11-C. Johnston punts 45 yards, 80-G. Olszewski returns for 13 yards.
3Q 5:48 New England
1 and 10 - NE 39 5:48 10-M. Jones pass to 85-H. Henry for 21 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 40 5:14 38-R. Stevenson rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - HOU 36 4:35 10-M. Jones pass to 15-N. Agholor for 20 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 16 3:54 10-M. Jones pass to 15-N. Agholor for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - HOU 15 3:14 10-M. Jones pass to 25-B. Bolden for -3 yards.
3 and 12 - HOU 18 2:32 10-M. Jones pass to 84-K. Bourne for 4 yards.
4 and 8 - HOU 14 1:53 6-N. Folk 32 yard field goal is GOOD.
NE 15    HOU 22    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:55
3Q 1:50 Houston
NE 35 7-J. Bailey kicks 67 yards, 19-A. Roberts returns for 24 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 22 1:45 2-M. Ingram II rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - HOU 25 1:06 Direct snap to 2-M. Ingram II, 2-M. Ingram II rush for 4 yards.
3 and 3 - HOU 29 0:24 10-D. Mills pass to 15-C. Moore for 27 yards.
END QUARTER 3
4th Quarter
Houston continued...
1 and 10 - NE 44 15:00 Direct snap to 2-M. Ingram II, 2-M. Ingram II rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - NE 41 14:22 10-D. Mills pass incomplete to 18-C. Conley.
3 and 7 - NE 41 14:17 10-D. Mills pass to 13-B. Cooks for 3 yards.
Houston timeout at 13:29
4 and 4 - NE 38 13:29 7-K. Fairbairn 56 yard field goal is NO GOOD.
4Q 13:25 New England
1 and 10 - NE 46 13:25 37-D. Harris rush for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - HOU 47 12:43 10-M. Jones pass to 85-H. Henry for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 37 12:08 37-D. Harris rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - HOU 32 11:29 37-D. Harris rush for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 17 10:50 38-R. Stevenson rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - HOU 13 10:13 38-R. Stevenson rush for no gain.
3 and 6 - HOU 13 9:36 10-M. Jones pass to 85-H. Henry for 13 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
6-N. Folk extra point is GOOD.
NE 22    HOU 22    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:54
4Q 9:31 Houston
NE 35 7-J. Bailey kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 9:31 31-D. Johnson rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - HOU 27 8:51 10-D. Mills, sacked for 8 yards (58-J. Collins Sr.).
3 and 16 - HOU 19 8:09 10-D. Mills pass to 13-B. Cooks for 14 yards.
4 and 2 - HOU 33 7:23 11-C. Johnston punts 54 yards, fair catch by 80-G. Olszewski.
4Q 7:15 New England
1 and 10 - NE 13 7:15 10-M. Jones pass to 16-J. Meyers for 24 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NE 37 6:45 37-D. Harris rush for 8 yards. PENALTY on New England, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NE 41.
1 and 16 - NE 31 6:30 10-M. Jones, sacked for 5 yards (52-J. Greenard).
2 and 21 - NE 26 5:49 10-M. Jones pass to 25-B. Bolden for 3 yards, forced out of bounds.
3 and 18 - NE 29 5:18 10-M. Jones pass incomplete to 1-N. Harry. PENALTY on Houston, Roughing the Passer, 15 yards, enforced at NE 29 - No play.
1 and 10 - NE 44 5:11 38-R. Stevenson rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - NE 47 4:34 38-R. Stevenson rush for 1 yard.
3 and 6 - NE 48 3:58 10-M. Jones pass to 85-H. Henry for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 42 3:18 10-M. Jones pass incomplete to 1-N. Harry.
2 and 10 - HOU 42 3:14 25-B. Bolden rush for 24 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 18 2:32 38-R. Stevenson rush for 9 yards.
Houston timeout at 2:23
2 and 1 - HOU 9 2:23 10-M. Jones rush for 3 yards.
Two minute warning
1 and goal - HOU 6 2:00 38-R. Stevenson rush for 2 yards.
Houston timeout at 1:56
2 and goal - HOU 4 1:56 38-R. Stevenson rush for 4 yards, TOUCHDOWN (nullified). PENALTY on New England, Illegal Shift, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 4 - No play.
2 and goal - HOU 9 1:52 81-J. Smith rush for 5 yards.
New England timeout at 1:07
3 and goal - HOU 4 1:07 Direct snap to 25-B. Bolden, 25-B. Bolden rush for 1 yard.
New England timeout at 0:17
4 and goal - HOU 3 0:17 6-N. Folk 21 yard field goal is GOOD.
NE 25    HOU 22    Plays: 15    Possession: 6:58
4Q 0:15 Houston
NE 35 7-J. Bailey kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 0:15 10-D. Mills pass incomplete.
2 and 10 - HOU 25 0:08 10-D. Mills pass to 18-C. Conley for 8 yards, fumble by 13-B. Cooks, RECOVERED by 9-M. Judon returned for -6 yards. PENALTY on New England, Illegal Block Above the Waist, 0 yards, enforced at NE 47.
END OF GAME
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