Colts - Texans by the Numbers

Records were broken, streaks kept alive, and the Colts put up some impressive stats as a team and individually. Check it all out by the numbers.

0: Number of times the Colts punted. Also the net turnover result for each team, with both losing the ball twice with one fumble and one interception each.

Sacks by the Texans. The first time this year a team has posted two in a game against the Colts. The Colts have now yielded just five in seven games, best in the NFL.

With his fumble recovery against the Texans, Montae Reagor's career recoveries -- but his first for a touchdown.

Special teams tackles by Gerome Sapp on kickoff coverage out of 7 kickoffs. He added four more tackles on defense while subbing for Bob Sanders -- who left the game with about 8 minutes left in the first half with an injury.

Number of touchdowns scored by Edgerrin James over the past two games -- after scoring just 2 in his first five games. Also the number of interceptions thrown by Peyton Manning this season, putting him on pace for 11, just one more than last season.

Net yards passing by Houston, lowest by an opponent in Colts history. Previous low was 13 yards net back in 1976 by the Buccaneers. Also the number of passes completed by Houston quarterback David Carr.

Edgerrin James' yards-per-carry versus the Texans, boosting his season average to 4.9 per carry. His career best for a season was 4.6 last year.

Number of sacks this season by Colts team leader Robert Mathis and a franchise record seven consecutive games with at least one sack.

Pass attempts by Houston, the least by an opponent in Colts history. Previous low was 11 by New England back in 1993. Also the total tackles by Cato June (8 solo, 1 assist) to add to his already team-leading total for the season.

11: Career interceptions by Nick Harper after adding one against the Texans. It's his second of the season.

Number of fumbles lost by Peyton Manning in 7+ seasons. His fumble against the Texans was the first time he's dropped the ball all season.

Team sack total after adding five against Houston. David Thornton's sack was just the second of the season by someone other than a defensive lineman. Robert Mathis, Dwight Freeney, Raheem Brock were each credited with one while Montae Reagor and Josh Thomas shared credit for one.

38: Kickoff return average for the Texans' Jerome Mathis, including an 89-yard touchdown return.

Passing yards for the Texans for the game, the 2nd-time this season the defense has held an opponent under 50 yards passing (49ers, 44).

50: Dominick Rhodes' rushing total, almost doubling his 57-yards from his other three game appearances combined.

Manning's pass completion percentage (21-27)

89: Team-leading receiving yards by Reggie Wayne against the Texans. His nine receptions also led the team.

Yards rushing by Domanick Davis despite 85 yards in the first half. He was held to just 13 yards on six carries in the second half, allowing the Colts to keep their streak alive of not allowing a 100-yard rusher this season.

Yards rushing by Edgerrin James, boosting his season total to 801, putting him on pace for 1,830 yards this season. Also the total net yards of offense for the entire Houston team.

Total net yards by the Colts

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