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Texans-Patriots play by play

First quarter

HST wins toss, elects to Receive, and NE elects to defend the South goal.
Kickoff3-S.Gostkowski kicks 71 yards from NE 35 to HST -6. 38-D.Manning to NE 12 for 94 yards (32-D.McCourty).
Houston Texans at 15:00, (1st play from scrimmage 14:49)
1-10NE 1223-A.Foster left guard to NE 9 for 3 yards
2-7NE 98-M.Schaub pass incomplete short middle to 86-J.Casey
3-7NE 98-M.Schaub pass incomplete short middle to 80-A.Johnson
4-7NE 917-S.Graham 27 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-46-J.Weeks, Holder-5-D.Jones
Kickoff17-S.Graham kicks 60 yards from HST 35 to NE 5. 32-D.McCourty to NE 19 for 14 yards (22-A.Ball).
New England Patriots at 13:57, (1st play from scrimmage 13:51)
1-10NE 19NE 12-Brady 23rd career postseason game, new franchise record . 39-D.Woodhead left guard to NE 19 for no gain
2-10NE 1912-T.Brady pass short middle to 83-W.Welker to NE 27 for 8 yards
3-2NE 2712-T.Brady pass incomplete short right to 85-B.Lloyd
4-2NE 2714-Z.Mesko punts 61 yards to HST 12, Center-48-D.Aiken. 82-K.Martin to HST 17 for 5 yards
Houston Texans at 12:38
1-10HST 178-M.Schaub pass short middle to 81-O.Daniels to HST 27 for 10 yards
1-10HST 278-M.Schaub pass short right to 80-A.Johnson to HST 38 for 11 yards
1-10HST 388-M.Schaub pass short left to 23-A.Foster to NE 49 for 13 yards
1-10NE 4923-A.Foster up the middle to 50 for -1 yards
2-11508-M.Schaub pass incomplete short left to 80-A.Johnson
3-11508-M.Schaub pass short middle to 81-O.Daniels to NE 45 for 5 yards
4-6NE 455-D.Jones punts 33 yards to NE 12, Center-46-J.Weeks, downed by HST-11-D.Posey
New England Patriots at 9:27
1-10NE 1212-T.Brady pass short middle to 81-A.Hernandez to NE 17 for 5 yards
2-5NE 1712-T.Brady pass short right to 81-A.Hernandez to NE 23 for 6 yards
1-10NE 2334-S.Vereen left end pushed ob at NE 22 for -1 yards
2-11NE 2212-T.Brady pass incomplete deep right to 87-R.Gronkowski . NE-87-R.Gronkowski was injured during the play
3-11NE 2212-T.Brady pass short right to 83-W.Welker to NE 33 for 11 yards
1-10NE 3312-T.Brady sacked at NE 24 for -9 yards
2-19NE 2412-T.Brady pass short right to 83-W.Welker to NE 35 for 11 yards
3-8NE 3512-T.Brady pass incomplete short middle to 83-W.Welker
4-8NE 3514-Z.Mesko punts 57 yards to HST 8, Center-48-D.Aiken. 82-K.Martin to HST 20 for 12 yards
Houston Texans at 5:49
1-10HST 208-M.Schaub pass short right to 80-A.Johnson pushed ob at HST 34 for 14 yards
1-10HST 3423-A.Foster right tackle to HST 36 for 2 yards
2-8HST 368-M.Schaub pass incomplete short left to 80-A.Johnson
3-8HST 368-M.Schaub pass incomplete short middle to 23-A.Foster
4-8HST 365-D.Jones punts 29 yards to NE 35, Center-46-J.Weeks, out of bounds
New England Patriots at 4:29
1-10NE 3522-S.Ridley right guard to NE 49 for 14 yards
1-10NE 4922-S.Ridley left guard to NE 47 for -2 yards
2-12NE 4712-T.Brady pass short right to 22-S.Ridley to HST 40 for 13 yards
1-10HST 4012-T.Brady pass short right to 34-S.Vereen to HST 15 for 25 yards
1-10HST 1512-T.Brady pass short left to 81-A.Hernandez to HST 1 for 14 yards
1-1HST 134-S.Vereen left tackle for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN
Kickoff3-S.Gostkowski kicks 74 yards from NE 35 to HST -9. 38-D.Manning, Touchback.
Houston Texans at 1:28
1-10HST 208-M.Schaub pass deep middle to 80-A.Johnson to HST 36 for 16 yards
1-10HST 3623-A.Foster right tackle to HST 35 for -1 yards
2-11HST 358-M.Schaub pass short left to 23-A.Foster pushed ob at HST 47 for 12 yards

Second quarter

Houston Texans continued.
1-10HST 4723-A.Foster up the middle to HST 47 for no gain
2-10HST 478-M.Schaub pass incomplete short middle to 81-O.Daniels
3-10HST 478-M.Schaub pass incomplete deep left to 81-O.Daniels
4-10HST 475-D.Jones punts 37 yards to NE 16, Center-46-J.Weeks, fair catch by 83-W.Welker
New England Patriots at 14:07
1-10NE 1622-S.Ridley right guard to NE 18 for 2 yards
2-8NE 1812-T.Brady pass incomplete short left to 83-W.Welker
3-8NE 1812-T.Brady pass short middle to 83-W.Welker to NE 48 for 30 yards
1-10NE 4834-S.Vereen left tackle to HST 30 for 22 yards
1-10HST 3034-S.Vereen right guard to HST 22 for 8 yards
2-2HST 2212-T.Brady pass incomplete short left to 83-W.Welker
3-2HST 2234-S.Vereen left tackle to HST 16 for 6 yards
1-10HST 1612-T.Brady pass incomplete short left to 85-B.Lloyd
2-25HST 3112-T.Brady pass short left to 34-S.Vereen to HST 19 for 12 yards
3-13HST 1912-T.Brady pass incomplete deep middle to 81-A.Hernandez
4-13HST 193-S.Gostkowski 37 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-48-D.Aiken, Holder-14-Z.Mesko
Kickoff3-S.Gostkowski kicks 74 yards from NE 35 to HST -9. 38-D.Manning, Touchback.
Houston Texans at 10:16
1-10HST 208-M.Schaub pass short left to 80-A.Johnson to HST 33 for 13 yards
1-10HST 3323-A.Foster left end to HST 40 for 7 yards
2-3HST 4023-A.Foster right tackle to HST 39 for -1 yards
2-13HST 308-M.Schaub pass deep left to 11-D.Posey pushed ob at NE 46 for 24 yards
1-10NE 468-M.Schaub pass incomplete short middle to 81-O.Daniels
2-10NE 468-M.Schaub pass short right to 11-D.Posey to NE 48 for -2 yards
3-12NE 488-M.Schaub pass short middle to 88-G.Graham to NE 43 for 5 yards
4-7NE 435-D.Jones punts 43 yards to end zone, Center-46-J.Weeks, Touchback
New England Patriots at 6:34
1-10NE 2022-S.Ridley left guard to NE 19 for -1 yards
2-11NE 1912-T.Brady pass incomplete short middle to 83-W.Welker
3-11NE 1912-T.Brady pass short left to 83-W.Welker to NE 32 for 13 yards
1-10NE 3212-T.Brady pass short left to 85-B.Lloyd to NE 39 for 7 yards
2-3NE 3922-S.Ridley up the middle to NE 45 for 6 yards
1-10NE 4512-T.Brady pass deep left to 83-W.Welker pushed ob at HST 8 for 47 yards . NE 83-Welker now has 59 career postseason receptions, new franchise record
1-8HST 812-T.Brady pass short left to 34-S.Vereen for 8 yards, TOUCHDOWN
Kickoff3-S.Gostkowski kicks 62 yards from NE 35 to HST 3. 38-D.Manning to HST 38 for 35 yards (3-S.Gostkowski).
PENALTY on NE-3-S.Gostkowski, Horse Collar Tackle, 15 yards, enforced at HST 38.
Houston Texans at 3:38, (1st play from scrimmage 3:30)
1-10NE 4723-A.Foster right tackle to NE 26 for 21 yards
1-10NE 2623-A.Foster right tackle pushed ob at NE 7 for 19 yards
1-7NE 723-A.Foster left tackle to NE 5 for 2 yards
Two-Minute Warning
2-5NE 523-A.Foster left tackle to NE 1 for 4 yards
3-1NE 123-A.Foster left guard for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN. The Replay Assistant challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was Upheld
Kickoff17-S.Graham kicks 57 yards from HST 35 to NE 8. 32-D.McCourty ran ob at NE 26 for 18 yards.
New England Patriots at 1:15, (1st play from scrimmage 1:09)
1-10NE 2634-S.Vereen left guard to NE 30 for 4 yards
2-6NE 3012-T.Brady pass incomplete short right to 81-A.Hernandez
3-6NE 3012-T.Brady pass incomplete short left to 81-A.Hernandez
4-6NE 3014-Z.Mesko punts 32 yards to HST 38, Center-48-D.Aiken, out of bounds
Houston Texans at 0:24
1-10HST 388-M.Schaub pass short left to 86-J.Casey to HST 47 for 9 yards
2-1HST 478-M.Schaub pass short left to 81-O.Daniels to NE 42 for 11 yards
1-10NE 428-M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to 81-O.Daniels
2-10NE 428-M.Schaub pass short middle to 81-O.Daniels to NE 37 for 5 yards
3-5NE 3717-S.Graham 55 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-46-J.Weeks, Holder-5-D.Jones

Third quarter

NE elects to Receive, and HST elects to defend the North goal.
Kickoff17-S.Graham kicks 53 yards from HST 35 to NE 12. 18-M.Slater to NE 31 for 19 yards (27-Q.Demps; 35-E.Pleasant).
New England Patriots at 15:00, (1st play from scrimmage 14:54)
1-10NE 3112-T.Brady pass incomplete deep left to 85-B.Lloyd
2-10NE 3112-T.Brady pass short left to 83-W.Welker to NE 37 for 6 yards
3-4NE 3712-T.Brady pass short middle to 81-A.Hernandez to NE 43 for 6 yards
1-10NE 4312-T.Brady pass short right to 83-W.Welker to NE 48 for 5 yards
2-5NE 4812-T.Brady pass short right to 81-A.Hernandez to HST 12 for 40 yards
1-10HST 1222-S.Ridley right guard to HST 8 for 4 yards
2-6HST 822-S.Ridley right guard for 8 yards, TOUCHDOWN
Kickoff3-S.Gostkowski kicks 65 yards from NE 35 to end zone, Touchback.
Houston Texans at 11:30
1-10HST 2023-A.Foster right guard to HST 26 for 6 yards
2-4HST 268-M.Schaub pass short left to 81-O.Daniels to HST 25 for -1 yards
3-5HST 258-M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to 81-O.Daniels
4-5HST 255-D.Jones punts 40 yards to NE 35, Center-46-J.Weeks. 83-W.Welker to NE 35 for no gain
New England Patriots at 9:47
1-10NE 3512-T.Brady pass short left to 34-S.Vereen to NE 40 for 5 yards
2-5NE 4012-T.Brady pass incomplete short middle to 83-W.Welker
3-5NE 4012-T.Brady pass incomplete short right to 34-S.Vereen
4-5NE 4014-Z.Mesko punts 50 yards to HST 10, Center-48-D.Aiken. 82-K.Martin MUFFS catch, ball out of bounds at HST 10
Houston Texans at 8:50
1-10HST 10PENALTY on HST-88-G.Graham, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at HST 10 - No Play
1-15HST 58-M.Schaub pass short left to 23-A.Foster to HST 33 for 28 yards
1-10HST 3323-A.Foster left guard to HST 36 for 3 yards
2-7HST 368-M.Schaub sacked at HST 27 for -9 yards. FUMBLES, and recovers at HST 27. 8-M.Schaub to HST 27 for no gain
3-16HST 278-M.Schaub pass deep middle to 80-A.Johnson to HST 49 for 22 yards
1-10HST 4923-A.Foster left end pushed ob at NE 44 for 7 yards
2-3NE 448-M.Schaub pass short left to 86-J.Casey to NE 39 for 5 yards
1-10NE 3923-A.Foster up the middle to NE 38 for 1 yard
2-9NE 388-M.Schaub pass short left to 23-A.Foster pushed ob at NE 37 for 1 yard
3-8NE 378-M.Schaub pass short middle intended for 86-J.Casey INTERCEPTED by 50-R.Ninkovich at NE 31. 50-R.Ninkovich to NE 37 for 6 yards
New England Patriots at 4:14
1-10NE 3722-S.Ridley up the middle to NE 46 for 9 yards
2-1NE 4612-T.Brady pass short right to 81-A.Hernandez to HST 40 for 14 yards
1-10HST 4012-T.Brady pass short left to 85-B.Lloyd to HST 33 for 7 yards
2-3HST 3322-S.Ridley up the middle to HST 28 for 5 yards
1-10HST 2822-S.Ridley left tackle to HST 5 for 23 yards
1-5HST 512-T.Brady pass short left to 85-B.Lloyd for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN. NE 12-Brady 40th career postseason pass TD, 3rd player in NFL history with 40+ postseason pass TD
Kickoff3-S.Gostkowski kicks 69 yards from NE 35 to HST -4. 38-D.Manning to HST 14 for 18 yards (23-M.Cole; 90-N.Koutouvides).
Houston Texans at 1:21, (1st play from scrimmage 1:15)
1-10HST 148-M.Schaub pass short middle to 88-G.Graham to HST 22 for 8 yards
2-2HST 2223-A.Foster up the middle to HST 23 for 1 yard
3-1HST 2368-R.Harris reported in as eligible. 23-A.Foster left guard to HST 23 for no gain . measurement

Fourth quarter

Houston Texans continued.
4-1HST 2323-A.Foster left end to HST 24 for 1 yard . New England challenged the first down ruling, and the play was Upheld.
1-10HST 248-M.Schaub scrambles right guard to HST 25 for 1 yard
2-9HST 258-M.Schaub pass incomplete short left to 23-A.Foster
3-9HST 258-M.Schaub pass short left to 83-K.Walter to HST 33 for 8 yards . FUMBLES , ball out of bounds at HST 33
4-1HST 338-M.Schaub pass incomplete deep middle to 11-D.Posey
New England Patriots at 13:13
1-10HST 3312-T.Brady pass deep left to 34-S.Vereen for 33 yards, TOUCHDOWN. NE 12-Brady 5th career postseason 300-yard game. NE 34-Vereen 3rd TD of game, ties franchise postseason game record
Kickoff3-S.Gostkowski kicks 71 yards from NE 35 to HST -6. 38-D.Manning to NE 37 for 69 yards (24-K.Arrington).
Houston Texans at 13:07, (1st play from scrimmage 12:58)
1-10NE 3723-A.Foster up the middle to NE 30 for 7 yards
2-3NE 308-M.Schaub pass incomplete short left to 11-D.Posey
3-3NE 3023-A.Foster left tackle to NE 28 for 2 yards
4-1NE 2823-A.Foster up the middle to NE 25 for 3 yards
1-10NE 258-M.Schaub pass incomplete deep right to 11-D.Posey. Houston challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was REVERSED. 8-M.Schaub pass deep right to 11-D.Posey for 25 yards, TOUCHDOWN
Kickoff(Onside Kick formation) 17-S.Graham kicks 74 yards from HST 35 to NE -9. 83-W.Welker, Touchback.
New England Patriots at 11:35
1-10NE 2012-T.Brady pass incomplete short middle to 22-S.Ridley
2-10NE 2012-T.Brady pass short right to 85-B.Lloyd to NE 25 for 5 yards
3-5NE 2512-T.Brady pass short right to 81-A.Hernandez to NE 46 for 21 yards
3-15NE 1512-T.Brady pass incomplete deep middle to 85-B.Lloyd
4-15NE 1514-Z.Mesko punts 64 yards to HST 21, Center-48-D.Aiken, downed by NE-18-M.Slater
Houston Texans at 9:58
1-10HST 218-M.Schaub pass short middle to 80-A.Johnson to HST 24 for 3 yards
2-7HST 248-M.Schaub pass short middle to 81-O.Daniels to HST 30 for 6 yards
3-1HST 308-M.Schaub pass short middle to 83-K.Walter to HST 37 for 7 yards
1-10NE 488-M.Schaub pass short middle to 23-A.Foster to NE 39 for 9 yards
2-1NE 398-M.Schaub pass short right to 23-A.Foster to NE 40 for -1 yards
3-2NE 408-M.Schaub pass short middle to 81-O.Daniels to NE 16 for 24 yards
1-10NE 168-M.Schaub pass short right to 81-O.Daniels to NE 4 for 12 yards
1-4NE 423-A.Foster up the middle to NE 2 for 2 yards . HOU 23-Foster now has 515 career postseason rush yards, tied for most ever for 1st 4 career postseason games
2-2NE 28-M.Schaub pass incomplete short middle to 81-O.Daniels
3-2NE 28-M.Schaub right tackle to NE 2 for no gain . HST-11-D.Posey was injured during the play
3-1NE 18-M.Schaub pass short left to 80-A.Johnson to NE 1 for no gain
4-1NE 18-M.Schaub pass short left to 23-A.Foster for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN
Kickoff(Onside Kick formation) 17-S.Graham kicks onside 12 yards from HST 35 to HST 47. 50-R.Ninkovich (didn’t try to advance) to HST 47 for no gain (59-W.Mercilus).
New England Patriots at 5:11, (1st play from scrimmage 5:08)
1-10HST 4722-S.Ridley right guard to HST 41 for 6 yards
2-4HST 4122-S.Ridley left guard to HST 39 for 2 yards
3-2HST 3912-T.Brady pass incomplete short left to 83-W.Welker
1-10HST 3422-S.Ridley left end to HST 28 for 6 yards
2-4HST 2822-S.Ridley up the middle to HST 26 for 2 yards
3-2HST 2612-T.Brady pass short middle to 85-B.Lloyd to HST 18 for 8 yards
1-10HST 1822-S.Ridley left end to HST 20 for -2 yards
2-12HST 2061-M.Cannon reported in as eligible. 34-S.Vereen up the middle to HST 19 for 1 yard
Two-Minute Warning
3-11HST 1912-T.Brady kneels to HST 20 for -1 yards
4-12HST 203-S.Gostkowski 38 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-48-D.Aiken, Holder-14-Z.Mesko
Kickoff3-S.Gostkowski kicks 51 yards from NE 35 to HST 14. 86-J.Casey to HST 28 for 14 yards (43-N.Ebner; 23-M.Cole).
Houston Texans at 1:14, (1st play from scrimmage 1:09)
1-10HST 288-M.Schaub pass incomplete short left to 86-J.Casey
2-10HST 288-M.Schaub pass short middle to 80-A.Johnson to HST 44 for 16 yards
1-10HST 448-M.Schaub pass short right to 86-J.Casey to NE 41 for 15 yards
1-10NE 418-M.Schaub pass incomplete short right to 18-L.Jean
2-10NE 418-M.Schaub pass short right to 81-O.Daniels to NE 32 for 9 yards

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