Houston vs Detroit Recap - Texans Win 34-31
Matt Schaub threw for 315 yards and 1 TD to lead the Texans over Detroit 34-31 on Thursday in Week 12 action at Ford Field.
Houston won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Arian Foster rushed for 102 yards, while Justin Forsett added 87 yards in the win. Andre Johnson and James Casey added 188 and 38 receiving yards respectively.
Joique Bell rushed for 47 yards for Detroit, while Mikel Leshoure added 32 yards. Matthew Stafford threw for 441 yards for the Lions, while receivers Calvin Johnson and Ryan Broyles had 140 and 126 yards respectively.
Houston lost the offensive yardage battle to Detroit 525-501 yards in Thursday's game. Detroit had more first downs as that total ended up 29-26.
Houston lost the time of possession battle 37:01/35:38, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Titans. The Lions will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indianapolis.