By The Numbers: Colts 30, Texans 23


INDIANAPOLIS — Check out a list of stats and notes from the Indianapolis Colts’ 2019 Week 7 victory over the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Colts Team Notes

• The Colts improved to 4-2 and 28-8 all-time against the Houston Texans in the regular season following a 30-23 win at Lucas Oil Stadium.


Colts Offense

• Quarterback Jacoby Brissett completed 26-of-39 passes for 326 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions for a 126.7 passer rating.

— Brissett’s four touchdowns, 326 passing yards and 126.7 passer rating are all single-game career highs.

— Brissett led the Colts on a 94-yard touchdown drive to open the game and take a 7-0 lead. It is the longest touchdown drive to open a game for the Colts dating back to Sept. 8, 2002 at Jacksonville (96 yards).

• Wide receiver Zach Pascal led the team in receiving with six catches for 106 yards and two touchdowns.

— Pascal tied a single-game career-best with six receptions and set single-game career highs with 106 receiving yards and two touchdowns.

• Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton finished with six receptions for 74 yards and one touchdown.

— Hilton gave the Colts a 13-6 lead with 1:49 left in the first half with a two-yard touchdown reception. He tied Dallas Clark (46) for the 11th most touchdowns in team history.

— In 15 career games against the Texans, Hilton has caught 82 receptions for 1,519 yards (18.5 avg.) and 10 touchdowns.

• Tight end Eric Ebron finished with four receptions for 70 yards and a touchdown and eclipsed 3,000 career receiving yards.

— Ebron’s one-handed touchdown grab in the third quarter was his third score of the season and gave the Colts a 21-9 lead.

• Running back Marlon Mack finished with 18 carries for 44 yards and added three receptions for 12 yards.

• Running back Nyheim Hines had one carry for three yards and one reception for 13 yards.

— Hines passed Joseph Addai (81) for the third-most receptions by a Colts running back in their first two seasons of the NFL.


Colts Defense

• The Indianapolis defense finished with 3.0 sacks and two interceptions in addition to forcing a turnover on downs. The unit held Houston’s offense to 33 percent (4-of-12) on third down efficiency and 40 percent (2-of-5) in the red zone.

• Linebacker Darius Leonard had a team-high 10 tackles (seven solo), one interception and one pass defensed. He sealed the win with his third career interception with 37 seconds remaining in the contest.

• Defensive end Justin Houston accumulated three solo tackles, 2.0 sacks and 2.0 tackles for loss.

— With his first tackle for loss, Houston reached 100.0 for his career.

— It was Houston’s 19th career game with 2.0-plus sacks.

— Defensive end Jabaal Sheard totaled four solo tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack.

— Cornerback Pierre Desir finished with seven tackles (six solo), one interception and two passes defensed. The interception was the third of his career.

— Cornerback Rock Ya-Sin finished with a career-high seven tackles (six solo).


Colts Special Teams

• Kicker Adam Vinatieri converted all four extra points against the Texans.

— By playing in today’s game, Vinatieri passed Eugene Daniel (198) for the fourth-most games played in Colts history.

See all the best action on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium as the Indianapolis Colts take on the AFC South rival Houston Texans.