Indianapolis Colts Vs. Houston Texans, October 17, 2021

On Sunday Oct. 17, the Indianapolis Colts will face the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium in week 6 of the 2021 NFL regular season.

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Indianapolis will host the Houston Texans in Week 6. The Colts own a 16-3 home record against the Texans. The Colts won 13 consecutive home games against Houston from 2002 to 2014. Last season, Indianapolis defeated Houston in Week 15, 27-20. Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner finished with four tackles (three solo), 2.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks and one forced fumble. His 3.0 sacks were a single-game career-high. Buckner was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 15 for the first time in his career. Linebacker Darius Leonard led all players with 15 tackles (nine solo) and added one forced fumble. Leonard's forced fumble came late in the fourth quarter and was recovered by fellow linebacker Bobby Okereke to seal the victory.

2020 record: 4-12

2021 additions: P Cameron Johnston, OLB Kevin Pierre-Louis, CB Terrance Mitchell, OLB Jordan Jenkins, QB Tyrod Taylor, WR Andre Roberts, CB Tavierre Thomas, OG Justin McCray, CB Desmond King, LB Christian Kirksey, OLB Kamu Grugger-Hill, RB Mark Ingram, QB Jeff Driskel, S Terrence Brooks, LB Neville Hewitt, DE DeMarcus Walker, WR Chris Conley, LB Joe Thomas, DT Vince Taylor, WR Chris Moore, DT Jaleel Johnson, LB Tae Davis, OG Lane Taylor, TE Antony Auclair, OLB Derek Rivers, OG Cole Goner, WR Taywan Taylor, QB Ryan Finley, TE Ryan Izzo, DE Shaq Lawson, RT Marcus Cannon

2021 losses: DE J.J. Watt, WR Will Fuller, DE Carlos Watkins, C Nick Martin, TE Darren Fells, QB A.J. McCarron, P Bryan Anger, OG Zach Fulton, OLB Tyrell Adams, OLB Brennan Scarlett, FB Cullen Gillaspia, S Geno Stone, WR Tyler Simmons, LB Benardrick McKinney

2021 draft class: QB Davis Mills, WR Nico Collins, TE Brevin Jordan, LB Garret Wallow, DL Roy Lopez

All-Time series: 30-9

Last matchup: Week 15, 2020 at Lucas Oil Stadium - Colts 27, Texans 20

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