Brock Osweiler and the Houston Texans never gave up even after trailing by two touchdowns early in the fourth quarter in the game against the Indianapolis Colts. Nick Novak found the mark from 33 yards in overtime to give the Texans the rousing comeback win and fourth victory in six games this season.
The Colts lost the big lead and dropped to 2-4 for the season. At 4-2, the Texans now lead the AFC South, ahead of the Tennessee Titans (3-3) and Jacksonville Jaguars (2-3).
Some of the home fans left early and failed to witness the Texans’ big win on Sunday. The Colts had the 23-9 lead with 7:04 left and a 23-16 lead with 2:37 left in the game. But Indianapolis went scoreless and allowed the Texans to steal the win.
“I think a lot of fans tonight missed a terrific performance in the third, fourth quarter by a team,” Texans QB Brock Osweiler stated to ESPN about the home crowd missing in the second half.
“Nothing was perfect early on, I understand why fans were frustrated, but I hope they learned tonight that this team is never going to quit fighting.”
Osweiler and the Texans struggled early, but the QB finished with 269 passing yards on 25 of 39 completions with two touchdowns and an interception. C.J. Fiedorowicz had 85 receiving yards and DeAndre Hopkins had 75 receiving yards.
Lamar Miller rushed for 149 yards on 24 carries for the Texans, which bounced back from a 31-13 road loss to the Minnesota Vikings in their last game.
The Texans now face a tough test in their next game, taking on the Denver Broncos next week.
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