The Indianapolis Colts demolished the Houston Texans 31-3 Sunday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Nonetheless, the sport wasn’t a blowout the whole means. At halftime, the Texans trailed 10-3. They weren’t out of it in any respect. The Texans had been going toe-to-toe with an equally disconsolate 1-4 squad that was making an attempt to maintain tempo with the Tennessee Titans, who’re presently forward within the division with a 3-2 report.
Within the third quarter, the Texans merely fell aside. Two performs after linebacker Darius Leonard picked off rookie quarterback Davis Mills, quarterback Carson Wentz threw a 28-yard landing move to tight finish Mo Alie-Cox for a 17-3 lead.
When the Colts bought the ball again, regardless of being trapped at their very own 5-yard line, operating again Jonathan Taylor rushed for an 83-yard achieve to flip the sector. Indianapolis capped off the drive with a 4-yard landing run from Taylor, and the Colts had a seemingly insurmountable 24-3 lead with 6:37 to go within the third quarter.
Linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill says that the Texans have struggled within the second half of video games, and that it appears to be a sample.
“I do know we have now to determine it out as a result of, I imply, everybody might see it,” stated Grugier-Hill. “I really feel like we play fairly dominant within the first halves after which one thing occurs. We have now to discover ways to end. That’s simply form of the theme of the entire 12 months.”
The Texans must determine shortly end video games as they tackle the Arizona Cardinals subsequent week in Glendale at State Farm Stadium. The Cardinals are coming off of a 37-14 win over the Cleveland Browns on the highway. The Cardinals are additionally the final unbeaten staff within the NFL with an ideal 6-0 mark.