Matt Hasselbeck Helps Indianapolis Colts Win Over Houston Texans

Matt Hasselbeck Helps Indianapolis Colts Win Over Houston Texans

Indianapolis Colts quarterback player Matt Hasselbeck thought about how possible it is that the bacterial disease that hit him on Sunday would keep him from play Thursday night against the Houston Texans.

Hasselbeck continued on past sensible measure, however, and in a joint effort with a fantastic homecoming for beneficiary Andre Johnson, helped the Indianapolis Colts gain a 27-20 victory over the Houston Texans.

“It’s an uncommon group in the locker room, and to get the win, that was truly my No. 1 goal, simply give this team anything that I had, which I didn’t know the amount it was,” said Hasselbeck, who started set up of Andrew Luck (shoulder) for a second back to back game.

“What’s more, I felt that way. ‘Hey, I’m here for one reason, and if Andrew is not ready to go, I must have the capacity to go and get this team a win.'”

Johnson, who got 64 touchdown goes with the Texans, had scoring snatches of 4 and 2 yards Thursday and completed with six gatherings for 77 yards. Amid the week, he downplayed his arrival to Houston externally and inside of the Colts’ locker room, and he stayed stoic a short time later.

“You can’t generally become involved with what individuals say,” Johnson said in a hidden reference to the Texans trusting he was well past his prime. “I never have, never will. I just dependably continue playing, and when I have an inclination that I can’t do it not any more, then I’ll leave the game.”

The Colts (3-2) won their third continuous game and extended their winning streak inside of the AFC South to a NFL-record 16 successive games. They last lost inside of the division on Dec. 16, 2012, at Houston.

Colts running back Frank Gore picked up 98 yards on 22 conveys, including a 3-yard touchdown run right on time in the second from last quarter that remade the lead to 20-10 and addressed a Texans that closed the first half.

“Some great, some awful,” Hoyer said of his execution. “I must watch some film and see clearly the last play. It was a really terrible choice. Attempted to discard it and play on fourth down. That is not the best choice in the world, but rather I think there was clearly some great as well.”

Houston (1-4) additionally was fixed by 13 punishments for 125 yards. Texans wide recipient DeAndre Hopkins completed with 11 gets for 169 yards.

Mallett left with a harm halfway during that time quarter yet was unmistakably accessible to play before long.

Hoyer guaranteed that he would be the Texans’ quarterback in the second half with his 42-yard scoring go to new kid on the block wide beneficiary Jaelen Strong on the last snap of the second quarter, a Hail Mary that topped a nine-play, 95-yard rush over only 1:16 and slice the Colts’ lead to 13-10 at the recess.

Encourage left the game in the first half. He was taken to the locker space to be tried for a head harm. At the point when coaches guaranteed Foster’s head protector, he was obviously vexed, spiking a plastic Gatorade drink bearer close to the Houston seat.

October 10th, 2015 by