Compiled by Jonathan Kerber
Associated Press Writer
NFL matchup for Week 15 (times EST):
Thursday, Dec. 13
DENVER (6-7) At HOUSTON (6-7)
8:15 p.m., NFLN
OPENING LINE - Texans by 3.
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Texans 6-7; Broncos 4-9.
SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead series 1-0.
LAST MEETING - Broncos 31, Texans 13, Nov. 7, 2004 at Denver.
LAST WEEK - Broncos beat Chiefs 41-7; Texans beat Buccaneers 28-14.
BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (6), PASS (13)
BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (29), PASS (7)
TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (24), PASS (9)
TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (23), PASS (14)
shing last week. ... Broncos are 2-4 on road. ... DE Elvis Dumervil has 11 sacks, second best in AFC. ... Denver has worst kickoff return team in NFL with average starting position the 23. ... DE Mario Williams has sack in four straight, tying team record. His 9 1/2 sacks are single-season team record and fourth best in AFC. ... WR Andre Johnson (41 receptions, 617 yards) has six TDs in six games and is averaging career-best 15 yards per catch. ... QB Sage Rosenfels (1,123 yards, 11 TDs) is 2-0 as starter, and will start in place of QB Matt Schaub (shoulder). ... RB Darius Walker finished with 46 yards rushing and 35 yards receiving in his first NFL action last week. Walker is likely to start over leading rusher Ron Dayne (ankle). ... Houston has minus-10 turnover differential, fourth worst in NFL. ... DT Amobi Okoye leads rookies with 5 1/2 sacks. ... Coach Gary Kubiak was Broncos offensive coordinator for 11 seasons (1995-2005).
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