Courtesy of the Texans’ media relations staff, notes from the third quarter in Week 15 at Reliant Stadium, where the Texans lead the Indianapolis Colts 23-17:
· Led after three quarters for the tenth time this season. Houston is 9-0 this season when leading going into the last quarter.
WR ANDRE JOHNSON
· Became the third-fastest player in NFL history to surpass 11,000 career receiving yards, doing so in his 136th career game. He topped the milestone on a 16-yard catch on the last play of the third quarter.
FASTEST PLAYERS TO 11,000 RECEIVING YARDS
Player Career Games to 11,000 Career Yds
Jerry Rice 1984-04 131 22,895
Torry Holt 1999-09 131 13,382
Andre Johnson 2003-12 136 11,008*
Michael Irvin 1988-99 137 11,904
Randy Moss 1998-12 141 15,184
* As of 10:00 remaining in today’s game.
· Joined New England WR Wes Welker as the only players in NFL history to have 16 career games with 10 or more catches and 100 or more yards.
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