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BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Indianapolis 26, Houston 20
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, December 6, 2020
Where: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Scott Novak
Attendance: 12316
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Indianapolis 14100226
Houston 10100020
1st Quarter
1Q 15:00 Houston
IND 35 3-R. Blankenship kicks 65 yards, 16-K. Coutee returns for 22 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 22 14:56 4-D. Watson pass to 25-D. Johnson for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - HOU 23 14:22 31-D. Johnson rush for 1 yard.
3 and 8 - HOU 24 13:38 4-D. Watson pass incomplete.
4 and 8 - HOU 24 13:31 9-B. Anger punts 52 yards, 21-N. Hines returns for 9 yards.
1Q 13:20 Indianapolis
1 and 10 - IND 33 13:20 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 18 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 49 12:47 28-J. Taylor rush for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 37 12:10 17-P. Rivers pass to 84-J. Doyle for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 11:31 28-J. Taylor rush for -2 yards.
2 and 12 - HOU 27 10:53 PENALTY on Indianapolis, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 27 - No play.
2 and 17 - HOU 32 10:33 17-P. Rivers pass to 11-M. Pittman Jr. for 11 yards.
3 and 6 - HOU 21 9:59 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 21 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-R. Blankenship extra point is GOOD.
IND 7    HOU 0    Plays: 6    Possession: 3:28
1Q 9:52 Houston
IND 35 3-R. Blankenship kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 9:52 4-D. Watson, sacked for 7 yards (99-D. Buckner).
2 and 17 - HOU 18 9:12 4-D. Watson rush for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
3 and 10 - HOU 25 8:42 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 64 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 11 7:56 4-D. Watson rush for 11 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
IND 7    HOU 7    Plays: 4    Possession: 2:01
1Q 7:51 Indianapolis
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - IND 25 7:51 17-P. Rivers pass to 20-J. Wilkins for -5 yards.
2 and 15 - IND 20 7:06 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 80-T. Burton.
3 and 15 - IND 20 7:00 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 1 yard, forced out of bounds.
4 and 14 - IND 21 6:32 6-R. Allen punts 47 yards, 16-K. Coutee returns for 8 yards.
1Q 6:21 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 40 6:21 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 49 5:57 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 13-B. Cooks. PENALTY on Indianapolis, Defensive Offside, 5 yards, enforced at IND 49 - No play.
2 and 5 - IND 44 5:54 31-D. Johnson rush for 7 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 37 5:28 31-D. Johnson rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - IND 34 4:50 4-D. Watson pass intended for 13-B. Cooks, INTERCEPTED by 31-T. Wilson at IND -2, returned for no gain. Official challenged the ruling, and the play was REVERSED, 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 13-B. Cooks.
3 and 7 - IND 34 4:41 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 13-B. Cooks.
4 and 7 - IND 34 4:37 7-K. Fairbairn 52 yard field goal is GOOD.
IND 7    HOU 10    Plays: 6    Possession: 1:44
1Q 4:33 Indianapolis
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 69 yards, 34-I. Rodgers returns for 32 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 28 4:28 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 16-A. Dulin.
2 and 10 - IND 28 4:24 17-P. Rivers pass to 81-M. Alie-Cox for 1 yard.
3 and 9 - IND 29 3:40 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 13-T. Hilton. Indianapolis challenged the ruling, and the play was REVERSED, 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 21 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - 50 3:23 17-P. Rivers pass to 21-N. Hines for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - HOU 45 2:47 21-N. Hines rush for -2 yards. PENALTY on Houston, Face Mask, 15 yards, enforced at HOU 45 - No play.
1 and 10 - HOU 30 2:36 17-P. Rivers pass to 14-Z. Pascal for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 19 2:05 21-N. Hines rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - HOU 18 1:23 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 13 yards.
1 and goal - HOU 5 0:46 21-N. Hines rush for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-R. Blankenship extra point is GOOD.
IND 14    HOU 10    Plays: 8    Possession: 3:52
1Q 0:41 Houston
IND 35 3-R. Blankenship kicks 56 yards, 16-K. Coutee returns for 17 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 26 0:37 4-D. Watson pass to 17-C. Hansen for 14 yards.
END QUARTER 1
2nd Quarter
Houston continued...
1 and 10 - HOU 40 15:00 25-D. Johnson rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - HOU 44 14:31 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 19 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 37 14:04 4-D. Watson, sacked for 4 yards (50-J. Houston).
2 and 14 - IND 41 13:16 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 7 yards.
3 and 7 - IND 34 12:39 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 17-C. Hansen.
4 and 7 - IND 34 12:36 7-K. Fairbairn 53 yard field goal is NO GOOD.
2Q 12:32 Indianapolis
1 and 10 - IND 43 12:32 20-J. Wilkins rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - IND 45 12:01 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 45 11:21 20-J. Wilkins rush for no gain.
2 and 10 - HOU 45 10:36 17-P. Rivers pass to 21-N. Hines for 9 yards.
Indianapolis timeout at 10:02
Houston timeout at 10:02
3 and 1 - HOU 36 10:02 12-D. Harris rush for -3 yards.
4 and 4 - HOU 39 9:24 17-P. Rivers pass to 28-J. Taylor for 39 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-R. Blankenship extra point is GOOD.
IND 21    HOU 10    Plays: 6    Possession: 3:15
2Q 9:17 Houston
IND 35 3-R. Blankenship kicks 60 yards, 16-K. Coutee returns for 20 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 9:10 31-D. Johnson rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - HOU 26 8:35 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 1 yard.
3 and 8 - HOU 27 7:49 4-D. Watson pass to 17-C. Hansen for 28 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 45 7:04 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 32 6:25 31-D. Johnson rush for 19 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 13 5:48 4-D. Watson pass to 25-D. Johnson for -2 yards.
2 and 12 - IND 15 5:20 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 31-D. Johnson.
3 and 12 - IND 15 5:12 4-D. Watson rush for 4 yards. PENALTY on Indianapolis, Defensive Holding, 5 yards, enforced at IND 11.
1 and goal - IND 6 4:44 31-D. Johnson rush for 6 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
IND 21    HOU 17    Plays: 9    Possession: 4:38
2Q 4:39 Indianapolis
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 67 yards, 34-I. Rodgers returns for 23 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 21 4:34 28-J. Taylor rush for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 32 3:49 17-P. Rivers pass to 80-T. Burton for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 43 3:12 21-N. Hines rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - IND 45 2:29 17-P. Rivers pass to 11-M. Pittman Jr. for 13 yards.
Two minute warning
1 and 10 - HOU 42 2:00 17-P. Rivers pass to 11-M. Pittman Jr. for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - HOU 40 1:30 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 16 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 24 1:25 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 13-T. Hilton.
2 and 10 - HOU 24 1:23 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 13-T. Hilton.
3 and 10 - HOU 24 1:20 17-P. Rivers pass to 28-J. Taylor for no gain. PENALTY on Indianapolis, Illegal Formation (declined).
Houston timeout at 1:15
4 and 10 - HOU 24 1:15 3-R. Blankenship 42 yard field goal is GOOD.
IND 24    HOU 17    Plays: 10    Possession: 3:24
2Q 1:12 Houston
IND 35 3-R. Blankenship kicks 67 yards, 16-K. Coutee returns for 28 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 26 1:07 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 3 - HOU 33 1:02 4-D. Watson pass to 25-D. Johnson for 1 yard.
3 and 2 - HOU 34 0:39 4-D. Watson pass to 17-C. Hansen for 15 yards. PENALTY on Indianapolis, Defensive Holding (declined).
1 and 10 - HOU 49 0:32 4-D. Watson pass to 25-D. Johnson for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 3 - IND 44 0:26 4-D. Watson pass to 17-C. Hansen for 28 yards.
Houston timeout at 0:17
1 and 10 - IND 16 0:17 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 16-K. Coutee.
2 and 10 - IND 16 0:12 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 81-K. Warring.
3 and 10 - IND 16 0:08 7-K. Fairbairn 34 yard field goal is GOOD.
IND 24    HOU 20    Plays: 8    Possession: 1:04
2Q 0:05 Indianapolis
IND 25 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - IND 25 0:05 7-J. Brissett kneels for -1 yard.
END QUARTER 2
3rd Quarter
3Q 15:00 Indianapolis
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 68 yards, 34-I. Rodgers returns for 22 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 19 14:55 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 29 14:22 21-N. Hines rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - IND 32 13:41 17-P. Rivers pass to 11-M. Pittman Jr. for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 40 13:01 17-P. Rivers pass to 81-M. Alie-Cox for 17 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 43 12:27 21-N. Hines rush for -1 yard.
2 and 11 - HOU 44 11:44 17-P. Rivers, sacked for 7 yards (99-J. Watt).
3 and 18 - IND 49 11:03 17-P. Rivers pass to 21-N. Hines for 8 yards.
4 and 10 - HOU 43 10:17 6-R. Allen punts 38 yards, downed by 16-A. Dulin.
3Q 10:08 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 5 10:08 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 16 9:40 31-D. Johnson rush for no gain.
2 and 10 - HOU 16 9:11 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 3 yards.
3 and 7 - HOU 19 8:32 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 88-J. Akins.
4 and 7 - HOU 19 8:27 9-B. Anger punts 54 yards, 21-N. Hines returns for 35 yards, forced out of bounds. PENALTY on Indianapolis, Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards, enforced at IND 40.
3Q 8:13 Indianapolis
1 and 10 - IND 30 8:13 17-P. Rivers pass to 28-J. Taylor for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - IND 35 7:28 17-P. Rivers pass to 81-M. Alie-Cox for 5 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 40 6:46 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 81-M. Alie-Cox.
2 and 10 - IND 40 6:42 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 13-T. Hilton.
3 and 10 - IND 40 6:37 17-P. Rivers, sacked for 10 yards (33-A. Moore Jr.).
4 and 20 - IND 30 6:03 6-R. Allen punts 48 yards, 16-K. Coutee returns for 6 yards.
3Q 5:53 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 28 5:53 31-D. Johnson rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - HOU 31 5:16 4-D. Watson rush for 2 yards, ran out of bounds.
3 and 5 - HOU 33 4:36 4-D. Watson pass to 25-D. Johnson for 9 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 42 3:53 31-D. Johnson rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - HOU 45 3:09 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 9 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 46 2:29 4-D. Watson rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - IND 43 1:46 31-D. Johnson rush for 1 yard.
3 and 6 - IND 42 1:02 4-D. Watson pass intended for 13-B. Cooks, INTERCEPTED by 23-K. Moore II at IND 34, returned for no gain. Official challenged the ruling, and the play was UPHELD.
3Q 0:54 Indianapolis
1 and 10 - IND 34 0:54 20-J. Wilkins rush for 5 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 5 - IND 39 0:23 20-J. Wilkins rush for 3 yards.
END QUARTER 3
4th Quarter
Indianapolis continued...
3 and 2 - IND 42 15:00 17-P. Rivers, sacked for 6 yards (54-J. Martin).
4 and 8 - IND 36 14:26 6-R. Allen punts 51 yards, 16-K. Coutee returns for 11 yards.
4Q 14:15 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 24 14:15 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 87-D. Fells.
2 and 10 - HOU 24 14:12 4-D. Watson pass to 17-C. Hansen for 16 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 40 13:34 4-D. Watson rush for 4 yards, ran out of bounds. PENALTY on Houston, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at HOU 40 - No play.
1 and 20 - HOU 30 13:07 4-D. Watson rush for 11 yards.
2 and 9 - HOU 41 12:26 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 5 yards, forced out of bounds.
3 and 4 - HOU 46 12:02 4-D. Watson, sacked for 9 yards (50-J. Houston), fumble by 4-D. Watson (forced fumble by 50-J. Houston), RECOVERED by 64-S. Kelemete returned for no gain.
4 and 21 - HOU 29 11:17 9-B. Anger punts 39 yards, out of bounds.
4Q 11:07 Indianapolis
1 and 10 - IND 32 11:07 28-J. Taylor rush for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - IND 38 10:41 28-J. Taylor rush for 3 yards.
3 and 1 - IND 41 10:03 7-J. Brissett rush for 1 yard.
1 and 10 - IND 43 9:25 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 81-M. Alie-Cox.
2 and 10 - IND 43 9:20 28-J. Taylor rush for 19 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 38 8:36 28-J. Taylor rush for 24 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 14 8:09 28-J. Taylor rush for -3 yards.
2 and 13 - HOU 17 7:30 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 80-T. Burton.
3 and 13 - HOU 17 7:25 17-P. Rivers pass to 11-M. Pittman Jr. for 12 yards.
4 and 1 - HOU 5 6:50 21-N. Hines rush for no gain.
4Q 6:45 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 5 6:45 4-D. Watson, sacked for 1 yard (99-D. Buckner).
2 and 11 - HOU 4 6:12 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 31-D. Johnson.
3 and 11 - HOU 4 6:08 4-D. Watson, sacked for 4 yards (50-J. Houston), SAFETY.
4Q 6:02 Indianapolis
HOU 20 9-B. Anger kicks 64 yards, 21-N. Hines returns for 72 yards, forced out of bounds. PENALTY on Indianapolis, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at IND 35.
1 and 10 - IND 25 5:51 28-J. Taylor rush for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - IND 33 5:12 28-J. Taylor rush for 3 yards. PENALTY on Houston, Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards, enforced at IND 36.
Indianapolis timeout at 4:41
1 and 10 - IND 41 4:41 28-J. Taylor rush for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - IND 47 3:59 28-J. Taylor rush for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 49 3:13 28-J. Taylor rush for no gain.
Houston timeout at 3:08
2 and 10 - HOU 49 3:08 20-J. Wilkins rush for -1 yard. PENALTY on Indianapolis, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at HOU 49 - No play.
2 and 20 - IND 41 3:02 20-J. Wilkins rush for 2 yards.
Houston timeout at 2:57
3 and 18 - IND 43 2:57 PENALTY on Indianapolis, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at IND 43 - No play.
3 and 23 - IND 38 2:57 17-P. Rivers pass to 20-J. Wilkins for 11 yards.
Houston timeout at 2:50
4 and 12 - IND 49 2:50 6-R. Allen punts 51 yards, touchback.
4Q 2:43 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 20 2:43 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 17-C. Hansen.
2 and 10 - HOU 20 2:39 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 9 yards.
3 and 1 - HOU 29 2:16 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 23 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - IND 48 2:11 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 18 yards.
Two minute warning
1 and 10 - IND 30 2:00 4-D. Watson pass to 25-D. Johnson for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - IND 22 1:44 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 16 yards.
Indianapolis timeout at 1:32
1 and goal - IND 6 1:32 25-D. Johnson rush for 4 yards.
Indianapolis timeout at 1:28
2 and goal - IND 2 1:28 4-D. Watson, aborted, fumble by 4-D. Watson, RECOVERED by 54-A. Walker returned for no gain.
4Q 1:22 Indianapolis
1 and 10 - IND 9 1:22 17-P. Rivers kneels for -1 yard.
2 and 11 - IND 8 0:39 17-P. Rivers kneels for -1 yard.
END OF GAME
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