Courtesy of the Texans’ public relations staff, postgame notes from the Texans’ 42-24 Week 6 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football at Reliant Stadium:
· Ended Houston’s five-game winning streak and dropped the Texans to 5-1 on the season.
· Dropped the Texans’ record against Green Bay to 1-2 all-time.
· Dropped the Texans’ record in prime time to 4-9 overall, 3-6 under Head Coach Gary Kubiak and 1-1 this season.
THE TEXANS OFFENSE
· Made a field goal for the 16th consecutive game, setting a franchise record. Houston previously had field goals in 15 consecutive games from 11/1/10 – 10/9/11.
· Won the time of possession battle for the sixth time this season.
· Trailed after the first quarter, at halftime and after three quarters for the first time this season in each instance.
THE TEXANS DEFENSE
· Blocked a punt for the first time since 1/1/06 at San Francisco and scored a touchdown on the play. The touchdown was the first off of a blocked punt since 12/22/02 at Washington.
· Allowed their opponent to score on its opening drive for the first time this season when Green Bay scored on a 41-yard touchdown pass.
OLB BRYAN BRAMAN
· Blocked a punt in the fourth quarter. It was the first punt block in his career and the first since 1/1/06 when Ramon Walker blocked a punt at San Francisco. It was the fifth blocked punt in Texans history.
FB JAMES CASEY
· Caught two passes for 27 yards, raising his season reception total to 18 and matching his total from last season.
TE OWEN DANIELS
· Surpassed 4,000 career receiving yards on a 27-yard catch in the third quarter, his third of the game. He entered the game needing 40 yards to reach the milestone.
· Extended his streak of consecutive games with a reception to 74 with a 4-yard catch in the first quarter.
RB ARIAN FOSTER
· Scored his 40th career touchdown when he reached the end zone from a yard out in the second quarter. Foster has scored 35 career rushing touchdowns and has five receiving scores.
· Extended his streak of consecutive games with a touchdown to a franchise-record eight games when he scored from a yard out early in the second quarter. RB Domanick Williams previously held the mark with touchdowns in seven straight games from 11/21/04 – 1/2/05.
· Scored his second touchdown of the game, a 1-yard run in the third quarter. It was his second multi-touchdown game of the season and his first since the season opener vs. Miami (9/9).
TE GARRETT GRAHAM
· Caught a career-high three passes for 25yards, topping his previous high of two receptions set in Week 3 at Denver (9/23).
K SHAYNE GRAHAM
· Made the 10th field goal of his career of 50 yards or longer, and his first as a Texan, when he connected from 51 yards in the second quarter. It was Graham’s first field goal of 50+ yards since 2009.
WR ANDRE JOHNSON
· Surpassed 10,000 career receiving yards on his seventh catch of the game, a gain of 15 yards. Johnson entered the game with 9,939 career yards. Johnson became the sixth-fastest player to reach the 10,000-yard mark, doing so in his 128th game, and the 38th player in NFL history to top the milestone.
· Surpassed 10,000 career yards from scrimmage with his first catch of the game, a 12-yard gain. He entered the game with 9,993 career scrimmage yards (9,939 receiving, 54 rushing).
· Extended his franchise-record streak of consecutive games with a reception to 88 with a 12-yard catch in the first quarter.
· Played in his 128th career game, tying K Kris Brown (2002-09) for the most games played as a Houston Texan.
WR KESHAWN MARTIN
· Made his debut as a returner and returned three kickoffs for 65 yards (21.7 average) and one punt for 19 yards.
· Established a new season high for receiving yards with 24 on two catches, both of which came in the third quarter.
WR DeVIER POSEY
· Recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown. It was his first career touchdown and was the first touchdown following a blocked punt for the Texans since 12/22/02 when Jimmy McClain blocked a punt at Washington and Kevin Williams recovered it in the end zone.
FS GLOVER QUIN
· Tied a season-high with eight tackles, seven of which were solo stops. He also led the team with two passes defensed.
QB MATT SCHAUB
· Saw his streak of nine consecutive wins come to an end with the loss. Schaub’s last loss as the starting quarterback came on 10/16/11 at Baltimore.
· Finished the night with a season-low passer rating of 56.6, completing 20-of-33 passes for 232 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions.
WR KEVIN WALTER
· Caught his 300th pass as a Texan when he hauled in a 12-yard throw in the third quarter. Walter entered the game with 298 receptions with the team.
DE J.J. WATT
· Extended his streak of consecutive games with a sack to six, matching the longest streak in team history. Mario Williams had sacks in six straight games from 11/18/07 – 12/23/07.
· Registered his fourth multiple-sack game of the season, with 2.0 sacks for 10 yards in losses. Watt now has 9.5 sacks on the season to lead the NFL.
QB T.J. YATES
· Made his second appearance of the season and threw his first passes of the year. Yates finished the game 2-of-5 for 23 yards with no touchdowns and 1 interception for a passer rating of 15.0.
· Total paid attendance was 71,702, marking the largest crowd for a Texans regular-season game in team history. The previous mark was 71,585 set last season vs. Pittsburgh (10/2/11).
· Inactive players for the Texans included G Brandon Brooks, CB Roc Carmichael, SS Quintin Demps, G Andrew Gardner, CB Brandon Harris, ILB Barrett Ruud and G Cody White.
· Captains for the Texans were ILB Tim Dobbins, WR Andre Johnson, QB Matt Schaub and DE Antonio Smith.
· The Texans won the toss and elected to receive.
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