Texans Fall 23-22 Against Tennessee - Game Recap
Matt Hasselbeck passed for 2 TDs and 297 yards in leading Tennessee to a 23-22 win over Houston on Sunday at Reliant Stadium.
Tennessee won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 1.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 38.5.
Chris Johnson rushed for 61 yards, while Jamie Harper added 19 yards in the win. Nate Washington and Jared Cook added 92 and 63 receiving yards respectively.
Ben Tate rushed for 97 yards for Houston, while Derrick Ward added 50 yards. Jake Delhomme threw for 211 yards for the Texans, while receivers James Casey and Bryant Johnson had 91 and 45 yards respectively.
Tennessee lost the offensive yardage battle to Houston 387-361 yards in Sunday's game. Houston had more first downs as that total ended up 22-17.
Houston led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:38/25:22 split in that important category.