Texans Fall 24-23 Against Denver - Game Recap
Tim Tebow was good for 308 yards through the air on Sunday as the Broncos got past the Texans by a score of 24-23 at INVESCO Field at Mile High.
Denver was an underdog by 1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Correll Buckhalter rushed for 42 yards, while Lance Ball added 38 yards in the win. Brandon Lloyd and Jabar Gaffney added 111 and 90 receiving yards respectively.
Arian Foster rushed for 91 yards for Houston, while Derrick Ward added 3 yards. Matt Schaub threw for 310 yards for the Texans, while receivers Jacoby Jones and Owen Daniels had 115 and 73 yards respectively.
Houston was outgained by Denver 431-401 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-21 by the Broncos.
The time of possession battle favored Denver as their offense was on the field for 31:50, longer than the 28:10 of their opponents.
Next game, Denver takes its act home to face San Diego looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Jacksonville.