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BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Indianapolis 27, Houston 20
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, December 20, 2020
Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Bill Vinovich
Attendance: 9992
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Houston 0103720
Indianapolis 14031027
1st Quarter
1Q 15:00 Houston
IND 30 8-R. Sanchez kicks 62 yards, 40-S. Phillips returns for 20 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 23 14:55 31-D. Johnson rush for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - HOU 31 14:23 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 35 13:47 31-D. Johnson rush for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - HOU 41 13:11 31-D. Johnson rush for 2 yards.
3 and 2 - HOU 43 12:30 4-D. Watson, sacked for 6 yards (99-D. Buckner).
4 and 8 - HOU 37 11:41 9-B. Anger punts 57 yards, 21-N. Hines returns for 13 yards.
1Q 11:28 Indianapolis
1 and 10 - IND 19 11:28 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 28-J. Taylor.
2 and 10 - IND 19 11:23 17-P. Rivers pass to 28-J. Taylor for 7 yards.
3 and 3 - IND 26 10:34 17-P. Rivers pass to 84-J. Doyle for 7 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 33 9:55 28-J. Taylor rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - IND 38 9:10 28-J. Taylor rush for 2 yards.
3 and 3 - IND 40 8:26 17-P. Rivers pass to 14-Z. Pascal for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 47 7:47 28-J. Taylor rush for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 35 7:11 21-N. Hines rush for 23 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 12 6:35 17-P. Rivers pass to 84-J. Doyle for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 3 - HOU 5 5:55 28-J. Taylor rush for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-R. Blankenship extra point is GOOD.
HOU 0    IND 7    Plays: 10    Possession: 5:39
1Q 5:49 Houston
IND 35 8-R. Sanchez kicks 60 yards, 40-S. Phillips returns for 18 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 23 5:43 4-D. Watson rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - HOU 24 5:23 31-D. Johnson rush for 5 yards.
3 and 4 - HOU 29 4:37 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 44 4:04 38-B. Howell rush for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - IND 49 3:31 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 17-C. Hansen.
3 and 3 - IND 49 3:25 4-D. Watson, sacked for 6 yards (99-D. Buckner), fumble by 4-D. Watson (forced fumble by 99-D. Buckner), RECOVERED by 50-J. Houston returned for no gain.
1Q 3:14 Indianapolis
1 and 10 - HOU 42 3:14 17-P. Rivers pass to 81-M. Alie-Cox for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - HOU 38 2:29 21-N. Hines rush for 1 yard.
3 and 5 - HOU 37 1:43 17-P. Rivers pass to 14-Z. Pascal for 26 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 11 0:57 17-P. Rivers pass to 14-Z. Pascal for 11 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
HOU 15 0:52 PENALTY on Houston, Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards, enforced between downs.
3-R. Blankenship extra point is GOOD.
HOU 0    IND 14    Plays: 5    Possession: 2:22
1Q 0:52 Houston
IND 40 8-R. Sanchez kicks 51 yards, 40-S. Phillips returns for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 0:49 31-D. Johnson rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - HOU 22 0:04 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 6 yards.
END QUARTER 1
2nd Quarter
Houston continued...
3 and 2 - HOU 28 15:00 4-D. Watson pass to 81-K. Warring for 9 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 37 14:26 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 16-K. Coutee.
2 and 10 - HOU 37 14:20 4-D. Watson pass to 85-P. Brown for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 48 13:52 38-B. Howell rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - HOU 49 13:10 4-D. Watson, sacked for 7 yards (96-D. Autry).
3 and 16 - HOU 42 12:27 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 11 yards.
4 and 5 - IND 47 11:51 9-B. Anger punts 38 yards, fair catch by 21-N. Hines.
2Q 11:43 Indianapolis
1 and 10 - IND 9 11:43 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - IND 16 11:06 28-J. Taylor rush for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 28 10:18 28-J. Taylor rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - IND 30 9:36 17-P. Rivers, sacked for 5 yards (94-C. Omenihu).
3 and 13 - IND 25 8:50 17-P. Rivers pass to 81-M. Alie-Cox for 10 yards.
4 and 3 - IND 35 8:04 8-R. Sanchez punts 44 yards, fair catch by 16-K. Coutee.
2Q 7:55 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 21 7:55 31-D. Johnson rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - HOU 22 7:15 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 2 yards, forced out of bounds.
3 and 7 - HOU 24 6:39 4-D. Watson pass to 17-C. Hansen for 17 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 41 6:13 4-D. Watson sacked for 5 yards (96-D. Autry, 94-T. Lewis).
2 and 15 - HOU 36 5:38 40-S. Phillips rush for 5 yards.
3 and 10 - HOU 41 4:56 PENALTY on Houston, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 41 - No play.
3 and 15 - HOU 36 4:40 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 26 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 38 3:56 4-D. Watson pass to 17-C. Hansen for 38 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
HOU 7    IND 14    Plays: 7    Possession: 4:09
2Q 3:46 Indianapolis
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 69 yards, 34-I. Rodgers returns for 19 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 15 3:41 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 30 3:06 28-J. Taylor rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - IND 32 2:28 17-P. Rivers pass to 21-N. Hines for 2 yards.
Two minute warning
3 and 6 - IND 34 2:00 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 80-T. Burton.
4 and 6 - IND 34 1:56 8-R. Sanchez punts 47 yards, downed by 46-L. Rhodes.
2Q 1:43 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 19 1:43 4-D. Watson rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - HOU 22 1:23 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 5 yards.
3 and 2 - HOU 27 0:59 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 12 yards.
Houston timeout at 0:54
1 and 10 - HOU 39 0:54 4-D. Watson sacked for 8 yards (96-D. Autry, 99-D. Buckner). PENALTY on Indianapolis, Defensive Offside, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 39 - No play.
1 and 5 - HOU 44 0:48 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 20 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - IND 36 0:42 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 14 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - IND 22 0:37 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 13-B. Cooks.
2 and 10 - IND 22 0:33 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 9 yards, forced out of bounds.
3 and 1 - IND 13 0:27 31-D. Johnson rush for 3 yards.
Houston timeout at 0:22
1 and 10 - IND 10 0:22 4-D. Watson pass incomplete.
2 and 10 - IND 10 0:16 PENALTY on Indianapolis, Encroachment, 5 yards, enforced at IND 10 - No play.
2 and 5 - IND 5 0:16 4-D. Watson pass incomplete.
3 and 5 - IND 5 0:11 4-D. Watson pass incomplete.
4 and 5 - IND 5 0:05 7-K. Fairbairn 23 yard field goal is GOOD.
END QUARTER 2
HOU 10    IND 14    Plays: 12    Possession: 1:38
3rd Quarter
3Q 15:00 Indianapolis
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - IND 25 15:00 17-P. Rivers pass to 11-M. Pittman Jr. for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 38 14:30 17-P. Rivers pass to 21-N. Hines for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - IND 47 13:42 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 14-Z. Pascal.
3 and 1 - IND 47 13:37 28-J. Taylor rush for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 45 13:04 28-J. Taylor rush for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - HOU 39 12:29 28-J. Taylor rush for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 28 11:53 21-N. Hines rush for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - HOU 19 11:15 21-N. Hines rush for -1 yard.
3 and 2 - HOU 20 10:41 28-J. Taylor rush for 3 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 17 10:04 7-J. Brissett pass incomplete to 13-T. Hilton.
2 and 10 - HOU 17 9:56 17-P. Rivers pass to 28-J. Taylor for no gain.
3 and 10 - HOU 17 9:11 17-P. Rivers pass to 28-J. Taylor for no gain.
4 and 10 - HOU 17 8:31 3-R. Blankenship 35 yard field goal is GOOD.
HOU 10    IND 17    Plays: 13    Possession: 6:29
3Q 8:27 Houston
IND 35 8-R. Sanchez kicks 59 yards, 40-S. Phillips returns for 26 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 32 8:21 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 4 yards, fumble by 31-D. Johnson (forced fumble by 37-K. Willis), ball out of bounds.
2 and 6 - HOU 36 7:50 31-D. Johnson rush for 13 yards. PENALTY on Houston, Illegal Formation, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 36 - No play.
2 and 11 - HOU 31 7:39 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 16-K. Coutee.
3 and 11 - HOU 31 7:35 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 31 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 38 6:52 38-B. Howell rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - IND 33 6:06 4-D. Watson rush for 6 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 27 5:25 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 3 - IND 20 4:54 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 2 yards.
3 and 1 - IND 18 4:04 4-D. Watson rush for 2 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 16 3:21 38-B. Howell rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - IND 14 2:39 4-D. Watson pass to 40-S. Phillips for 9 yards. Indianapolis challenged the ruling, and the play was REVERSED, forced out of bounds, 4-D. Watson pass to 40-S. Phillips for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
3 and 1 - IND 7 2:23 PENALTY on Houston, False Start, 4 yards, enforced at IND 7 - No play.
3 and 5 - IND 11 2:07 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for -2 yards.
4 and 7 - IND 13 1:22 7-K. Fairbairn 31 yard field goal is GOOD.
HOU 13    IND 17    Plays: 12    Possession: 7:05
3Q 1:19 Indianapolis
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - IND 25 1:19 17-P. Rivers pass to 14-Z. Pascal for 24 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 49 0:34 21-N. Hines rush for 11 yards.
END QUARTER 3
4th Quarter
Indianapolis continued...
1 and 10 - HOU 40 15:00 28-J. Taylor rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - HOU 36 14:23 28-J. Taylor rush for 1 yard.
3 and 5 - HOU 35 13:41 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 21-N. Hines.
4 and 5 - HOU 35 13:36 3-R. Blankenship 53 yard field goal is GOOD.
HOU 13    IND 20    Plays: 6    Possession: 2:43
4Q 13:31 Houston
IND 35 8-R. Sanchez kicks 66 yards, 40-S. Phillips returns for 21 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 13:26 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 14 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 34 12:40 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - HOU 39 12:04 40-S. Phillips rush for 4 yards.
3 and 1 - HOU 43 11:21 31-D. Johnson rush for no gain.
4 and 1 - HOU 43 10:35 4-D. Watson rush for 4 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 47 9:59 4-D. Watson pass to 81-K. Warring for 23 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 30 9:17 38-B. Howell rush for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - IND 23 8:44 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 6 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - IND 17 8:12 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - IND 9 7:30 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 9 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
HOU 20    IND 20    Plays: 10    Possession: 6:06
4Q 7:25 Indianapolis
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - IND 25 7:25 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 13-T. Hilton.
2 and 10 - IND 25 7:21 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 8 yards.
3 and 2 - IND 33 6:58 17-P. Rivers pass to 80-T. Burton for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 41 6:19 28-J. Taylor rush for 14 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 45 5:30 17-P. Rivers pass to 28-J. Taylor for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - HOU 40 4:49 28-J. Taylor rush for -2 yards.
3 and 7 - HOU 42 4:06 17-P. Rivers pass to 11-M. Pittman Jr. for 6 yards.
4 and 1 - HOU 36 3:21 7-J. Brissett rush for 2 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 34 2:38 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 13-T. Hilton. PENALTY on Indianapolis, Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards, enforced at HOU 34 - No play.
1 and 20 - HOU 44 2:34 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 11-M. Pittman Jr..
2 and 20 - HOU 44 2:29 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-T. Hilton for 41 yards.
Two minute warning
1 and 3 - HOU 3 2:00 28-J. Taylor rush for -2 yards.
Houston timeout at 1:53
2 and 5 - HOU 5 1:53 17-P. Rivers pass to 14-Z. Pascal for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-R. Blankenship extra point is GOOD.
HOU 20    IND 27    Plays: 12    Possession: 5:38
4Q 1:47 Houston
IND 35 8-R. Sanchez kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 1:47 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 88-J. Akins.
2 and 10 - HOU 25 1:44 4-D. Watson rush for 9 yards, ran out of bounds. PENALTY on Indianapolis, Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards, enforced at HOU 34.
1 and 10 - HOU 49 1:36 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 5 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 5 - IND 46 1:30 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 16 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - IND 30 1:26 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - IND 20 1:03 4-D. Watson, sacked for 6 yards (99-D. Buckner).
Houston timeout at 0:56
2 and 16 - IND 26 0:56 PENALTY on Houston, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at IND 26 - No play.
2 and 21 - IND 31 0:56 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 10 yards.
3 and 11 - IND 21 0:36 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 6 yards.
Houston timeout at 0:28
4 and 5 - IND 15 0:28 4-D. Watson pass to 16-K. Coutee for 13 yards, fumble by 16-K. Coutee (forced fumble by 53-D. Leonard), RECOVERED by 58-B. Okereke returned for no gain, touchback.
4Q 0:19 Indianapolis
1 and 10 - IND 20 0:19 17-P. Rivers kneels for -1 yard.
END OF GAME
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