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Minnesota Vikings 23 at Houston Texans 6

Sunday, December 23, 2012
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Minnesota Vikings (10-6-0)763723
Houston Texans (12-4-0)30306

Game Info
Stadium Reliant Stadium
Start Time (ET) 1:03pm
Roof retractable roof
Surface grass
Duration 2:51
Attendance 71,688
Weather 73 degrees
Vegas Line Houston Texans -7.5
Over/Under 43.5 (under)
Officials
Referee John Parry
Umpire Dan Ferrell
Head Linesman Derick Bowers
Field Judge Scott Edwards
Back Judge Carl Paganelli
Back Judge Perry Paganelli
Side Judge Ronald Torbert
Line Judge Rusty Baynes

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

Minnesota Vikings
Deep Left (2/3, 38 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Kyle Rudolph 1 0 0 0
Jerome Simpson 1 1 17 0
Jarius Wright 1 1 21 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (1/5, 32 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Devin Aromashodu 1 0 0
Michael Jenkins 2 1 32 0
Kyle Rudolph 1 0 0 0
Jarius Wright 1 0 0 0
Short Left (3/5, 15 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Kyle Rudolph 1 1 3 1
Jarius Wright 4 2 12 0
Short Middle (3/6, 21 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
John Carlson 1 0 0 0
Adrian Peterson 2 1 4 0
Jerome Simpson 1 1 2 0
Jarius Wright 2 1 15 0
Short Right (7/11, 68 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
John Carlson 1 0 0 0
Toby Gerhart 2 1 5 0
Michael Jenkins 1 1 9 0
Kyle Rudolph 3 2 36 0
Jerome Simpson 3 2 13 0
Jarius Wright 1 1 5 0
Houston Texans
Deep Left (0/2, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Owen Daniels 1 0 0 0
DeVier Posey 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (1/1, 19 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Andre Johnson 1 1 19 0
Deep Right (0/2, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Andre Johnson 1 0 0 0
DeVier Posey 1 0 0 0
Short Left (5/9, 66 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Owen Daniels 4 2 21 0
Garrett Graham 1 1 12 0
Andre Johnson 3 2 33 0
DeVier Posey 1 0 0 0
Short Middle (7/8, 67 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
James Casey 1 1 6 0
Owen Daniels 1 1 6 0
Arian Foster 1 0 0 0
Andre Johnson 3 3 41 0
Ben Tate 1 1 2 0
Kevin Walter 1 1 12 0
Short Right (5/11, 26 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Owen Daniels 1 0 0 0
Arian Foster 2 2 14 0
Garrett Graham 1 1 2 0
Andre Johnson 2 1 4 0
DeVier Posey 3 1 6 0
Kevin Walter 2 0 0 0

Rushing

Minnesota Vikings
LE (1 rush, 8 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jarius Wright 1 8 0
LT (1 rush, 20 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 1 20 0
LG (5 rushes, 7 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Matt Asiata 1 1 0
Toby Gerhart 1 3 0
Adrian Peterson 3 3 0
MD (23 rushes, 88 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Toby Gerhart 6 22 1
Adrian Peterson 14 43 0
Christian Ponder 3 23 0
RG (2 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 2 10 0
RT (1 rush, 2 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 1 2 0
RE (6 rushes, 43 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Toby Gerhart 1 6 0
Adrian Peterson 4 8 0
Christian Ponder 1 29 0
Houston Texans
LE (2 rushes, 17 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Arian Foster 1 4 0
Ben Tate 1 13 0
LT (3 rushes, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Arian Foster 2 4 0
Ben Tate 1 0 0
LG (3 rushes, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Justin Forsett 1 4 0
Arian Foster 2 1 0
MD (2 rushes, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ben Tate 2 4 0
RG (1 rush, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Arian Foster 1 5 0
RT (2 rushes, -6 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Arian Foster 2 -6 0
RE (2 rushes, 7 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Arian Foster 2 7 0

Pass Tackles

Minnesota Vikings
Deep LeftDeep Middle
Player
Chris Cook 1
Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Houston Texans
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Player
Brandon Harris 1
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

Minnesota Vikings Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 10:50 MIN 22 8 4:31 78 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 4:44 MIN 31 5 2:23 1 Punt View Drive »
3 2 13:36 MIN 21 12 5:21 41 Field Goal View Drive »
4 2 6:02 MIN 7 6 3:32 29 Punt View Drive »
5 2 1:39 HTX 44 5 1:02 21 Field Goal View Drive »
6 2 0:04 MIN 24 1 0:04 -1 End of Half View Drive »
7 3 15:00 MIN 27 9 3:29 52 Field Goal View Drive »
8 3 9:44 MIN 48 1 0:07 -3 Fumble View Drive »
9 3 7:58 MIN 9 4 2:15 9 Punt View Drive »
10 3 0:26 MIN 20 8 3:08 40 Punt View Drive »
11 4 10:45 MIN 36 10 6:01 64 Touchdown View Drive »
12 4 3:14 HTX 36 7 2:53 14 Downs View Drive »

Houston Texans Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 HTX 21 9 4:10 46 Field Goal View Drive »
2 1 6:19 HTX 22 3 1:35 4 Punt View Drive »
3 1 2:21 HTX 28 7 3:45 49 Fumble View Drive »
4 2 8:15 HTX 20 4 2:13 28 Punt View Drive »
5 2 2:30 HTX 20 3 0:51 -8 Punt View Drive »
6 2 0:37 HTX 23 3 0:33 0 Punt View Drive »
7 3 11:31 HTX 15 3 1:47 -2 Punt View Drive »
8 3 9:37 MIN 45 3 1:39 4 Punt View Drive »
9 3 5:43 HTX 39 11 5:17 46 Field Goal View Drive »
10 4 12:18 HTX 1 3 1:33 9 Punt View Drive »
11 4 4:44 HTX 20 5 1:30 20 Fumble View Drive »
12 4 0:21 HTX 22 1 0:21 -2 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN HTX EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 MIN 35 Blair Walsh kicks off 63 yards, returned by Keshawn Martin for 19 yards (tackle by Matt Asiata) 0 0 0 0.34 72.0
1 14:54 1 10 HTX 21 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Arian Foster for 11 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 0 0 0.34 1.07 73.8
1 14:20 1 10 HTX 32 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to Andre Johnson for 5 yards (tackle by Jasper Brinkley) 0 0 1.07 1.2 74.0
1 13:46 2 5 HTX 37 Matt Schaub pass complete deep middle to Andre Johnson for 19 yards (tackle by Chris Cook) 0 0 1.2 2.65 77.3
1 13:02 1 10 MIN 44 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short left intended for DeVier Posey 0 0 2.65 2.11 76.0
1 12:54 2 10 MIN 44 Arian Foster left guard for -1 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 0 0 2.11 1.29 74.1
1 12:13 3 11 MIN 45 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short middle intended for Owen Daniels. Penalty on A.J. Jefferson: Defensive Pass Interference, 12 yards (no play) 0 0 1.29 3.38 78.9
1 12:08 1 10 MIN 33 Arian Foster left guard for 2 yards (tackle by A.J. Jefferson) 0 0 3.38 3.11 78.2
1 11:38 2 8 MIN 31 Arian Foster right tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Kevin Williams) 0 0 3.11 2.15 76.0
1 10:59 3 10 MIN 33 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short left intended for Andre Johnson (defended by A.J. Jefferson) 0 0 2.15 1.15 73.5
1 10:55 4 10 MIN 33 Shayne Graham 51 yard field goal good 0 3 1.15 3 77.9
1 10:50 HTX 35 Shayne Graham kicks off 70 yards, returned by Marcus Sherels for 27 yards (tackle by Roc Carmichael) 0 3 0 0.41 76.9
1 10:50 1 10 MIN 22 Penalty on Kyle Rudolph: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 3 0.41 -0.12 78.2
1 10:42 1 15 MIN 17 Adrian Peterson left tackle for 20 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 0 3 -0.12 1.4 74.5
1 10:06 1 10 MIN 37 Adrian Peterson up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 0 3 1.4 0.59 76.4
1 9:30 2 12 MIN 35 Christian Ponder pass complete short right to Kyle Rudolph for 27 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 0 3 0.59 3.05 70.1
1 8:55 1 10 HTX 38 Christian Ponder up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Brooks Reed) 0 3 3.05 2.64 71.1
1 8:21 2 9 HTX 37 Adrian Peterson left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Darryl Sharpton) 0 3 2.64 2.34 71.8
1 8:21 3 6 HTX 34 Christian Ponder pass complete deep right to Michael Jenkins for 32 yards (tackle by Brandon Harris) 0 3 2.34 6.74 59.1
1 7:01 1 2 HTX 2 Adrian Peterson up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Brooks Reed) 0 3 6.74 5.53 62.4
1 6:24 2 3 HTX 3 Christian Ponder pass complete short left to Kyle Rudolph for 3 yards, touchdown 6 3 5.53 7 60.8
1 6:24 Blair Walsh kicks extra point good 7 3 0 0 57.7
1 6:19 MIN 35 Blair Walsh kicks off 63 yards, returned by Keshawn Martin for 20 yards (tackle by Matt Asiata) 7 3 0 0.41 59.0
1 6:12 1 10 HTX 22 Ben Tate left tackle for no gain (tackle by Fred Evans) 7 3 0.41 -0.13 57.2
1 5:38 2 10 HTX 22 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for Andre Johnson 7 3 -0.13 -0.82 54.9
1 5:32 3 10 HTX 22 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Andre Johnson for 4 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 7 3 -0.82 -1.63 52.2
1 4:58 4 6 HTX 26 Donnie Jones punts 50 yards, returned by Marcus Sherels for 2 yards (tackle by DeVier Posey). Penalty on DeVier Posey: Player Out of Bounds on Punt, 5 yards 7 3 -1.63 -1 54.0
1 4:44 1 10 MIN 31 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 7 3 1 0.73 54.8
1 4:10 2 8 MIN 33 Jarius Wright left end for 8 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson) 7 3 0.73 1.66 51.6
1 3:39 1 10 MIN 41 Christian Ponder up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Antonio Smith) 7 3 1.66 1.26 52.7
1 3:07 2 9 MIN 42 Christian Ponder pass incomplete short middle intended for Adrian Peterson 7 3 1.26 0.56 54.8
1 3:01 3 9 MIN 42 Christian Ponder pass complete short right to Toby Gerhart for 5 yards (tackle by Glover Quin). Penalty on Matt Kalil: Personal Foul, 15 yards 7 3 0.56 -1.24 60.6
1 2:29 4 19 MIN 32 Chris Kluwe punts 51 yards, returned by Keshawn Martin for 11 yards (tackle by Rhett Ellison) 7 3 -1.24 -0.81 59.1
1 2:21 1 10 HTX 28 Arian Foster right end for 8 yards (tackle by A.J. Jefferson) 7 3 0.81 1.34 60.7
1 1:40 2 2 HTX 36 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to Andre Johnson for 17 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 7 3 1.34 2.46 64.1
1 0:59 1 10 MIN 47 Arian Foster right tackle for -4 yards (tackle by Everson Griffen) 7 3 2.46 1.37 60.4
1 0:24 2 14 HTX 49 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to Owen Daniels for 6 yards (tackle by Harrison Smith) 7 3 1.37 1.49 60.7
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN HTX EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 8 MIN 45 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Owen Daniels for 14 yards (tackle by A.J. Jefferson) 7 3 1.49 3.51 67.0
2 14:26 1 10 MIN 31 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Arian Foster for 3 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 7 3 3.51 3.37 66.5
2 13:46 2 7 MIN 28 Arian Foster right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Jasper Brinkley). Arian Foster fumbles (forced by Jasper Brinkley), recovered by A.J. Jefferson at MIN-23 (tackle by Garrett Graham) 7 3 3.37 -0.34 53.9
2 13:36 1 10 MIN 21 Adrian Peterson right end for -1 yards (tackle by Brooks Reed) 7 3 0.34 -0.34 56.2
2 12:58 2 11 MIN 20 Christian Ponder pass complete short left to Jarius Wright for 7 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson) 7 3 -0.34 -0.1 55.1
2 12:29 3 4 MIN 27 Christian Ponder pass complete short right to Michael Jenkins for 9 yards (tackle by Danieal Manning and Kareem Jackson) 7 3 -0.1 1.33 49.9
2 11:46 1 10 MIN 36 Adrian Peterson right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Connor Barwin) 7 3 1.33 1.74 48.2
2 11:08 2 3 MIN 43 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 7 3 1.74 2.52 45.1
2 10:28 1 10 HTX 46 Christian Ponder pass complete short middle to Jerome Simpson for 2 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph) 7 3 2.52 2.25 45.7
2 9:45 2 8 HTX 44 Christian Ponder pass incomplete deep right intended for Kyle Rudolph 7 3 2.25 1.55 47.9
2 9:40 3 8 HTX 44 Christian Ponder pass complete short right to Jerome Simpson for 8 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph) 7 3 1.55 3.18 42.0
2 9:04 1 10 HTX 36 Adrian Peterson up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 7 3 3.18 2.37 44.6
2 8:31 2 12 HTX 38 Christian Ponder pass incomplete short right intended for John Carlson 7 3 2.37 1.69 46.8
2 8:26 3 12 HTX 38 Christian Ponder pass incomplete deep right intended for Devin Aromashodu 7 3 1.69 0.72 50.3
2 8:20 4 12 HTX 38 Blair Walsh 56 yard field goal good 10 3 0.72 3 41.9
2 8:15 MIN 35 Blair Walsh kicks off 74 yards, touchback 10 3 0 0.28 42.8
2 8:15 1 10 HTX 20 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to Andre Johnson for 19 yards (tackle by Mistral Raymond) 10 3 0.28 1.53 47.4
2 7:36 1 10 HTX 39 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to James Casey for 6 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 10 3 1.53 1.8 48.1
2 6:57 2 4 HTX 45 Arian Foster left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Erin Henderson) 10 3 1.8 1.49 46.6
2 6:21 3 1 HTX 48 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for Owen Daniels (defended by Harrison Smith) 10 3 1.49 -0.19 40.0
2 6:13 4 1 HTX 48 Donnie Jones punts 46 yards, returned by Marcus Sherels for 1 yard (tackle by Bryan Braman) 10 3 -0.19 0.38 42.1
2 6:02 1 10 MIN 7 Adrian Peterson up the middle for no gain (tackle by Brooks Reed) 10 3 -0.38 -0.78 43.5
2 5:18 2 10 MIN 7 Christian Ponder pass incomplete short right intended for Jerome Simpson (defended by Johnathan Joseph) 10 3 -0.78 -1.42 45.5
2 5:14 3 10 MIN 7 Christian Ponder up the middle for 21 yards (tackle by Danieal Manning) 10 3 -1.42 0.81 37.1
2 4:34 1 10 MIN 28 Adrian Peterson right end for no gain (tackle by Brandon Harris and Bradie James) 10 3 0.81 0.26 38.7
2 3:59 2 10 MIN 28 Adrian Peterson right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Bradie James) 10 3 0.26 -0.03 39.4
2 3:24 3 7 MIN 31 Christian Ponder pass complete short right to Jerome Simpson for 5 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 10 3 -0.03 -0.98 42.7
2 2:43 4 2 MIN 36 Chris Kluwe punts 49 yards, returned by Keshawn Martin for 5 yards (tackle by Marcus Sherels) 10 3 -0.98 -0.28 39.6
2 2:30 1 10 HTX 20 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for Kevin Walter 10 3 0.28 -0.27 37.3
2 2:26 2 10 HTX 20 Arian Foster left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Fred Evans) 10 3 -0.27 -0.82 35.2
2 2:00 3 9 HTX 21 Matt Schaub sacked by Antoine Winfield for -9 yards 10 3 -0.82 -2.49 28.8
2 2:00 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 10 3 0 0
2 1:53 4 18 HTX 12 Donnie Jones punts 51 yards, returned by Marcus Sherels for 19 yards (tackle by James Casey) 10 3 -2.49 -2.65 28.2
2 1:39 1 10 HTX 44 Christian Ponder pass complete deep left to Jarius Wright for 21 yards (tackle by Brandon Harris) 10 3 2.65 4.04 23.4
2 1:33 1 10 HTX 23 Adrian Peterson left guard for no gain (tackle by Antonio Smith) 10 3 4.04 3.5 25.1
2 0:52 2 10 HTX 23 Christian Ponder pass incomplete deep left intended for Kyle Rudolph 10 3 3.5 2.81 26.9
2 0:47 3 10 HTX 23 Christian Ponder pass incomplete deep right intended for Michael Jenkins (defended by Kareem Jackson) 10 3 2.81 1.93 29.9
2 0:41 4 10 HTX 23 Blair Walsh 41 yard field goal good 13 3 1.93 3 26.1
2 0:37 MIN 35 Blair Walsh kicks off 66 yards, returned by Keshawn Martin for 24 yards (tackle by Tyrone McKenzie) 13 3 0 0.48 27.7
2 0:31 1 10 HTX 23 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for DeVier Posey 13 3 0.48 -0.07 25.7
2 0:27 2 10 HTX 23 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short middle intended for Arian Foster (defended by Everson Griffen) 13 3 -0.07 -0.76 23.4
2 0:21 Timeout #1 by Houston Texans 13 3 0 0
2 0:21 3 10 HTX 23 Matt Schaub pass incomplete deep left intended for DeVier Posey (defended by Antoine Winfield) 13 3 -0.76 -1.83 20.1
2 0:15 4 10 HTX 23 Donnie Jones punts 60 yards, returned by Marcus Sherels for 7 yards (tackle by Bryan Braman) 13 3 -1.83 -0.54 24.0
2 0:04 1 10 MIN 24 Christian Ponder kneels for -1 yards 13 3 0.54 -0.14 25.6
End of Half133-0.140
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN HTX EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 HTX 35 Shayne Graham kicks off 65 yards, returned by Marcus Sherels for 27 yards (tackle by Eddie Pleasant) 13 3 0 0.74 23.1
3 14:52 1 10 MIN 27 Adrian Peterson up the middle for no gain (tackle by Bradie James) 13 3 0.74 0.2 24.8
3 14:19 2 10 MIN 27 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 21 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph) 13 3 0.2 2.13 18.4
3 13:40 1 10 MIN 48 Christian Ponder pass incomplete short right intended for Kyle Rudolph (defended by Bradie James) 13 3 2.13 1.58 19.5
3 13:33 2 10 MIN 48 Christian Ponder pass incomplete short middle intended for Jarius Wright 13 3 1.58 0.89 21.5
3 13:29 3 10 MIN 48 Christian Ponder pass complete short middle to Jarius Wright for 15 yards (tackle by Danieal Manning). Penalty on Whitney Mercilus: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards 13 3 0.89 4.11 12.8
3 12:58 1 10 HTX 22 Christian Ponder pass complete short middle to Adrian Peterson for 4 yards (tackle by Bradie James) 13 3 4.11 4.13 12.4
3 12:19 2 6 HTX 18 Adrian Peterson up the middle for -3 yards (tackle by J.J. Watt) 13 3 4.13 3.01 14.6
3 11:39 3 9 HTX 21 Christian Ponder pass incomplete short middle intended for John Carlson 13 3 3.01 2.06 16.5
3 11:35 4 9 HTX 21 Blair Walsh 39 yard field goal good 16 3 2.06 3 14.0
3 11:31 MIN 35 Blair Walsh kicks off 61 yards, returned by Keshawn Martin for 50 yards (tackle by Larry Dean). Penalty on James Casey: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 16 3 0 -0.22 13.4
3 11:21 1 10 HTX 15 Arian Foster right end for -1 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 16 3 -0.22 -0.82 11.9
3 10:57 2 11 HTX 14 Arian Foster left end for 4 yards (tackle by Jasper Brinkley) 16 3 -0.82 -1 11.2
3 10:26 3 7 HTX 18 Penalty on Duane Brown: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 16 3 -1 -1.64 9.6
3 10:05 3 12 HTX 13 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for Kevin Walter 16 3 -1.64 -2.49 7.8
3 9:57 4 12 HTX 13 Donnie Jones punts 49 yards, returned by Marcus Sherels for 10 yards (tackle by Jesse Nading) 16 3 -2.49 -2.13 8.3
3 9:44 1 10 MIN 48 Christian Ponder sacked by J.J. Watt for -6 yards. Christian Ponder fumbles (forced by J.J. Watt), recovered by Bradie James at MIN-45 (tackle by Phil Loadholt) 16 3 2.13 -2.59 19.9
3 9:37 1 10 MIN 45 Matt Schaub pass incomplete deep right intended for Andre Johnson 16 3 2.59 2.04 18.1
3 9:31 2 10 MIN 45 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for Arian Foster. Penalty on Duane Brown: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 16 3 2.04 0.69 14.2
3 9:24 2 20 HTX 45 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Garrett Graham for 12 yards (tackle by A.J. Jefferson) 16 3 0.69 1.62 16.6
3 8:44 3 8 MIN 43 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to Ben Tate for 2 yards (tackle by Erin Henderson) 16 3 1.62 0.53 13.1
3 8:07 4 6 MIN 41 Donnie Jones punts 32 yards, fair catch by Marcus Sherels 16 3 0.53 0.38 12.2
3 7:58 1 10 MIN 9 Adrian Peterson left guard for no gain (tackle by Earl Mitchell) 16 3 -0.38 -0.78 13.1
3 7:22 2 10 MIN 9 Christian Ponder pass incomplete short right intended for John Carlson. Penalty on Bradie James: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 16 3 -0.78 -0.28 11.4
3 7:16 1 10 MIN 14 Christian Ponder pass incomplete deep right intended for Jarius Wright 16 3 -0.28 -0.75 12.4
3 7:10 2 10 MIN 14 Adrian Peterson up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 16 3 -0.75 -1.53 14.4
3 6:33 3 11 MIN 13 Christian Ponder pass complete short left to Jarius Wright for 5 yards (tackle by Connor Barwin) 16 3 -1.53 -2.24 15.9
3 5:52 4 6 MIN 18 Chris Kluwe punts 43 yards, fair catch by Keshawn Martin 16 3 -2.24 -1.53 13.2
3 5:43 1 10 HTX 39 Ben Tate up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 16 3 1.53 1.53 13.1
3 5:16 2 6 HTX 43 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Andre Johnson for 19 yards (tackle by Harrison Smith) 16 3 1.53 3.05 17.2
3 4:46 1 10 MIN 38 Ben Tate left end for 13 yards (tackle by Harrison Smith) 16 3 3.05 3.91 19.6
3 4:12 1 10 MIN 25 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short left intended for Owen Daniels 16 3 3.91 3.36 17.1
3 4:06 2 10 MIN 25 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Andre Johnson for 14 yards (tackle by Harrison Smith) 16 3 3.36 4.84 22.4
3 3:22 1 10 MIN 11 Matt Schaub sacked by Jared Allen for -2 yards 16 3 4.84 3.83 17.8
3 2:39 2 12 MIN 13 Matt Schaub pass complete short middle to Kevin Walter for 12 yards (tackle by Harrison Smith) 16 3 3.83 6.97 30.1
3 1:56 1 1 MIN 1 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short left intended for Owen Daniels 16 3 6.97 5.91 24.4
3 1:51 2 1 MIN 1 Ben Tate up the middle for no gain (tackle by Kevin Williams) 16 3 5.91 5.17 21.2
3 1:07 3 1 MIN 1 Matt Schaub sacked by Fred Evans for -14 yards 16 3 5.17 2.44 11.1
3 0:30 4 15 MIN 15 Shayne Graham 33 yard field goal good 16 6 2.44 3 12.0
3 0:26 HTX 35 Shayne Graham kicks off 72 yards, touchback 16 6 0 0.28 11.1
3 0:26 1 10 MIN 20 Penalty on Matt Kalil: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 16 6 0.28 -0.31 12.8
3 0:26 1 15 MIN 15 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 20 yards (tackle by Glover Quin) 16 6 -0.31 1.27 8.6
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail MIN HTX EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 MIN 35 Christian Ponder pass incomplete short left intended for Jarius Wright 16 6 1.27 0.72 9.5
4 14:54 2 10 MIN 35 Adrian Peterson up the middle for -3 yards (tackle by J.J. Watt) 16 6 0.72 -0.36 12.4
4 14:16 3 13 MIN 32 Christian Ponder pass complete deep left to Jerome Simpson for 17 yards (tackle by Shiloh Keo) 16 6 -0.36 2.19 5.7
4 13:48 1 10 MIN 49 Adrian Peterson right end for 10 yards (tackle by Danieal Manning) 16 6 2.19 2.85 4.3
4 13:15 1 10 HTX 41 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 16 6 2.85 2.44 4.4
4 12:40 2 9 HTX 40 Christian Ponder pass incomplete short left intended for Jarius Wright (defended by Kareem Jackson) 16 6 2.44 1.75 5.1
4 12:33 3 9 HTX 40 Christian Ponder pass incomplete short right intended for Toby Gerhart (defended by Tim Dobbins) 16 6 1.75 0.59 7.2
4 12:27 4 9 HTX 40 Chris Kluwe punts 39 yards 16 6 0.59 0.38 7.6
4 12:18 1 10 HTX 1 Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Owen Daniels for 7 yards (tackle by A.J. Jefferson) 16 6 -0.38 -0.27 7.6
4 11:51 2 3 HTX 8 Matt Schaub pass incomplete deep left intended for Owen Daniels 16 6 -0.27 -0.6 6.4
4 11:45 3 3 HTX 8 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to Garrett Graham for 2 yards (tackle by Harrison Smith) 16 6 -0.6 -2.49 3.3
4 11:00 4 1 HTX 10 Donnie Jones punts 65 yards, returned by Marcus Sherels for 11 yards (tackle by Roc Carmichael) 16 6 -2.49 -1.33 4.3
4 10:45 1 10 MIN 36 Christian Ponder pass complete short right to Kyle Rudolph for 9 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph) 16 6 1.33 2.01 3.1
4 10:08 2 1 MIN 45 Adrian Peterson right end for -1 yards (tackle by Whitney Mercilus and Glover Quin) 16 6 2.01 1.16 3.7
4 9:26 3 2 MIN 44 Christian Ponder right end for 29 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph). Penalty on Shiloh Keo: Defensive Offside (Declined) 16 6 1.16 3.78 0.9
4 8:51 1 10 HTX 27 Adrian Peterson up the middle for no gain (tackle by Antonio Smith) 16 6 3.78 3.23 1.0
4 8:10 2 10 HTX 27 Toby Gerhart right end for 6 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson) 16 6 3.23 3.34 0.7
4 7:34 3 4 HTX 21 Toby Gerhart up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Antonio Smith) 16 6 3.34 4.44 0.2
4 6:46 1 10 HTX 17 Adrian Peterson right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Connor Barwin and Bradie James) 16 6 4.44 4.15 0.2
4 5:59 2 8 HTX 15 Toby Gerhart up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Antonio Smith) 16 6 4.15 3.68 0.1
4 5:18 3 6 HTX 13 Christian Ponder pass complete short right to Jarius Wright for 5 yards (tackle by Danieal Manning). Penalty on Danieal Manning: Face Mask (15 Yards), 5 yards 16 6 3.68 6.51 0.0
4 4:49 1 3 HTX 3 Toby Gerhart up the middle for 3 yards, touchdown 22 6 6.51 7 0.0
4 4:49 Penalty on Antonio Smith: Neutral Zone Infraction (no play) 22 6 0 0 0.0
4 4:49 Blair Walsh kicks extra point good 23 6 0 0 0.0
4 4:44 MIN 35 Blair Walsh kicks off 65 yards, touchback 23 6 0 0.28 0.0
4 4:44 1 10 HTX 20 Justin Forsett left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and Erin Henderson) 23 6 0.28 0.27 0.0
4 4:16 2 6 HTX 24 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for DeVier Posey (defended by Kevin Williams) 23 6 0.27 -0.43 0.0
4 4:13 3 6 HTX 24 Matt Schaub pass incomplete short right intended for DeVier Posey. Penalty on Harrison Smith: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards (no play) 23 6 -0.43 1.53 0.0
4 4:06 1 10 HTX 39 Matt Schaub pass complete short right to DeVier Posey for 6 yards (tackle by Kevin Williams) 23 6 1.53 1.8 0.0
4 4:06 2 4 HTX 45 Penalty on Duane Brown: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 23 6 1.8 1.12 0.0
4 3:33 2 9 HTX 40 T.J. Yates pass incomplete deep right intended for DeVier Posey 23 6 1.12 0.43 0.0
4 3:23 3 9 HTX 40 T.J. Yates for no gain. T.J. Yates fumbles (forced by Harrison Smith), recovered by Everson Griffen at HOU-41 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Derek Newton) 23 6 0.43 -3.18 0.0
4 3:14 1 10 HTX 36 Toby Gerhart up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 23 6 3.18 3.18 0.0
4 3:06 Timeout #1 by Houston Texans 23 6 0 0
4 3:06 2 6 HTX 32 Toby Gerhart up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 23 6 3.18 2.87 0.0
4 3:01 Timeout #2 by Houston Texans 23 6 0 0
4 3:01 3 3 HTX 29 Toby Gerhart up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Barrett Ruud and Tim Dobbins) 23 6 2.87 4.04 0.0
4 2:18 1 10 HTX 23 Toby Gerhart left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Darryl Sharpton) 23 6 4.04 3.9 0.0
4 2:00 2 7 HTX 20 Matt Asiata left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jared Crick) 23 6 3.9 3.34 0.0
4 1:15 3 6 HTX 19 Christian Ponder kneels for -1 yards 23 6 3.34 2.12 0.0
4 0:24 4 7 HTX 20 Christian Ponder kneels for -2 yards 23 6 2.12 -0.41 0.0
4 0:21 1 10 HTX 22 T.J. Yates kneels for -2 yards 23 6 0.41 -0.4 0.0
End of Regulation236-0.40
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).