Final

Texans 18

(2-1, 1-1 away)

Broncos 17

(2-1, 1-1 home)

9:00 PM ET, August 23, 2014

Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, CO 

1 2 3 4 T
HOU 0 7 3 818
DEN 3 14 0 017

Top Performers

Passing: P. Manning (DEN) - 243 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Thompson (DEN) - 4 CAR, 33 YDS

Receiving: E. Sanders (DEN) - 5 REC, 128 YDS, 2 TD

 

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Passing Leaders

HoustonCMP%YDSTDINT
R. Fitzpatrick63.12483178
R. Mallett54.740022
DenverCMP%YDSTDINT
P. Manning67.141433711
B. Osweiler25.01300

Rushing Leaders

HoustonCARYDSAVGTD
A. Foster23011274.98
A. Blue1444833.41
DenverCARYDSAVGTD
C. Anderson1486794.64
R. Hillman913784.23

Receiving Leaders

HoustonRECYDSAVGTD
D. Hopkins69116716.96
A. Johnson6973710.72
DenverRECYDSAVGTD
D. Thomas96138914.511
E. Sanders89126114.27

Team Averages & NFL Ranks

TEAM OFFENSETEAMPER GAME AVERAGE
Total YardsHOU
 
 346
DEN
 
 401
Yards PassingHOU
 
 209
DEN
 
 289
Yards RushingHOU
 
 137
DEN
 
 111
TEAM DEFENSETEAMPER GAME AVERAGE
Yards AllowedHOU
 
 366
DEN
 
 309
Pass Yds AllowedHOU
 
 257
DEN
 
 238
Rush Yds AllowedHOU
 
 109
DEN
 
 72

Head to Head Matchups (Since 2001)

Denver leads 3-2
Dec 22, 2013HOU 13, DEN 37
Sep 23, 2012HOU 31, @DEN 25
Dec 26, 2010HOU 23, @DEN 24
Dec 13, 2007HOU 31, DEN 13
Nov 7, 2004HOU 13, @DEN 31

Research Notes

How might Wes Welker's concussion impact the Broncos other playmakers? And what might the fantasy implications be? Here are the 2014 projections for Broncos WR/TE according to ESPN Fantasy Football. This was entering Saturday night.
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* Over the last two seasons, only 5 players in the NFL averaged more targets per game than Wes Welker. Welker ranks tied for 8th in the NFL in total targets over that span despite missing three games.
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