National Football League
BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Houston 18, Denver 17
When: 9:00 PM ET, Saturday, August 23, 2014
Where: Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado
Temperature: 75°
Head Official: Craig Wrolstad
Attendance: 75093
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Houston 073818
Denver 3140017
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 7:24
Denver FG Denver 3 - Houston 0
Matt Prater 32 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 8:23
Houston TD Denver 3 - Houston 7
Jonathan Grimes 1 yd. run (Randy Bullock kick)
2nd Quarter - 1:07
Denver TD Denver 10 - Houston 7
Emmanuel Sanders 67 yd. pass from Peyton Manning (Matt Prater kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:05
Denver TD Denver 17 - Houston 7
Emmanuel Sanders 29 yd. pass from Peyton Manning (Mitch Ewald kick)
3rd Quarter - 5:23
Houston FG Denver 17 - Houston 10
Randy Bullock 24 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 0:59
Houston TD Denver 17 - Houston 18
Ryan Griffin 31 yd. pass from Tom Savage (Travis Labhart pass from Tom Savage)
TEAMS
Team Stats
  Houston Denver
1st Downs 17 22
Rushing 5 8
Passing 11 11
Penalty 1 3
3rd Down Conversions 5-15 5-11
4th Down Conversions 3-3 0-1
Punts-Average 6-41.2 2-42.0
Return Yards 58 26
Punts-Returns 0-0 4-26
Kickoffs-Returns 2-47 0-0
Int - Returns 2-11 0-0
Penalties-Yards 5-63 8-68
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Time of Possession 29:53 30:07
Total Net Yards 294 399
Total Plays 65 64
Average Gain 4.5 6.2
Net Yards Rushing 79 127
Rushes 23 24
Average/Rush 3.4 5.3
Net Yards Passing 215 272
Comp-Att 26-41 25-38
Yards/Pass 5.1 6.8
Sacked-Yards Lost 1-7 2-14
Had Intercepted 0 2
Touchdowns 2 2
Rushing 1 0
Passing 1 2
Other 0 0
Extra Points 2-2 2-2
Field Goals 1-1 1-3
Red Zone Efficiency 1-2-50% 0-2-0%
Goal To Go Efficiency 1-2-50% 0-0-0%
Safeties 0 0
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
R. Fitzpatrick 10/17 80 0 0
C. Keenum 11/18 74 0 0
T. Savage 5/6 68 1 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
P. Manning 21/27 243 2 1
B. Osweiler 4/11 43 0 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
A. Blue 9 27 3.0 0 8
J. Grimes 5 22 4.4 1 9
R. Brown 4 19 4.8 0 6
W. Powell 3 6 2.0 0 6
R. Fitzpatrick 1 6 6.0 0 6
T. Savage 1 -1 -1.0 0 -1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
J. Thompson 4 33 8.2 0 16
K. Bibbs 4 24 6.0 0 9
R. Hillman 7 24 3.4 0 11
B. Osweiler 2 17 8.5 0 9
C. Anderson 3 16 5.3 0 10
M. Ball 4 13 3.2 0 5
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
R. Griffin 5 5 71 14.2 1 31
J. Grimes 1 1 24 24.0 0 24
T. Labhart 2 2 22 11.0 0 15
D. Posey 5 4 21 5.2 0 7
D. Hopkins 6 2 18 9.0 0 12
A. Johnson 5 3 18 6.0 0 9
C. Fiedorowicz 2 2 13 6.5 0 12
M. Thomas 2 1 13 13.0 0 13
R. Brown 3 2 8 4.0 0 10
A. Lemon 1 1 7 7.0 0 7
K. Martin 4 2 7 3.5 0 4
A. Blue 1 0 0 0 0 0
U. Nwachukwu 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
A. Denham 1 0 0 0 0 0
L. Bester 1 0 0 0 0 0
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
E. Sanders 8 5 128 25.6 2 67
W. Welker 6 4 42 10.5 0 16
J. Thomas 4 4 32 8.0 0 15
M. Ball 4 4 21 5.2 0 8
B. Fowler 4 2 19 9.5 0 19
A. Caldwell 2 2 18 9.0 0 10
C. Latimer 3 1 17 17.0 0 17
N. Palmer 1 1 7 7.0 0 7
R. Hillman 1 1 5 5.0 0 5
D. Thomas 1 0 0 0 0 0
B. Clay 1 0 0 0 0 0
G. Hardin 2 0 0 0 0 0
C. Anderson 1 1 -3 -3.0 0 -3
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
E. Pleasant 1 10 0
A. Bouye 1 1 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
W. Mercilus 1.0 8.0
R. Mathews 1.0 6.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
S. Fua 0.5 3.5
Q. Smith 0.5 3.5
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
W. Mercilus 1.0
R. Mathews 1.0
B. Cushing 1.0
C. Clemons 1.0
J. Tarpinian 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
L. Barrow 1.0
W. Pericak 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
No fumbles
Fumbles
  NO.
No fumbles