Houston vs New York Recap - Texans Win 23-17
|Houston vs New York Recap - Texans Win 23-17|
Houston got a 152-yard performance from Arian Foster as a key part of its 23-17 victory over the Jets on Monday at MetLife Stadium.
Houston won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 40.5.
Matt Schaub completed 14 of 28 pass attempts for 209 yards and 1 TD for the Texans in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Jets defense.
Shonn Greene rushed for 26 yards for New York, while Tim Tebow added 19 yards. Mark Sanchez threw for 230 yards for the Jets, while receivers Jeremy Kerley and Jeff Cumberland had 94 and 51 yards respectively.
New York was outgained by Houston 378-286 yards in Monday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-15 by the Texans.
New York lost the time of possession battle 35:16/24:44, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Green Bay looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Indianapolis.