Denver Defeats Houston 37-13 - Recap
|Denver Defeats Houston 37-13 - Recap|
Peyton Manning scorched the Texans defense for 4 TDs as Denver defeated Houston 37-13 on Sunday at Reliant Stadium.
The Broncos were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 53.5.
Knowshon Moreno rushed for 76 yards, while Montee Ball added 32 yards in the win. Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas added 131 and 123 receiving yards respectively.
Deji Karim rushed for 30 yards for Houston, while Dennis Johnson added 29 yards. Matt Schaub threw for 176 yards for the Texans, while receivers Ryan Griffin and Andre Johnson had 66 and 63 yards respectively.
Houston was outgained by Denver 511-240 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-14 by the Broncos.
Denver lost the time of possession battle 31:07/28:53, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raiders. The Texans will aim to get back on the winning track at Tennessee.