Each week Colts.com will take a look at the rest of the AFC South and review the previous weekend’s games.
Texans 29, Colts 17
-Behind five field goals out of kicker Shayne Graham, the Texans clinched the 2012 AFC South. Houston running back Arian Foster carved out 131 second-half rushing yards and wide receiver Andre Johnson added 11 catches for 151 yards. The Texans defense accounted for five sacks, including three from AFC sack leader J.J. Watt. Houston got a special teams touchdown late in the first half when linebacker Bryan Braman blocked Pat McAfee’s punt and returned it eight yards for the score.
NEXT GAME: Jacksonville, Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
Titans 14, Jets 10
-A strong defensive performance on Monday Night Football gave the Titans their fifth victory on the season. The Titans intercepted Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez four times and a late fumbled snap by center Nick Mangold ended a final comeback attempt by the Jets. Tennessee running back Chris Johnson had a 94-yard touchdown in the second quarter to give the Titans a 7-3 halftime lead. The run was a franchise record for the Titans. Second-year quarterback Jake Locker pushed the Titans ahead late in the third quarter with a 13-yard designed run for a touchdown and the defense did the rest in earning the victory.
NEXT GAME: Jacksonville at 1:00 p.m.
Dolphins 24, Jaguars 3
-After taking a 3-0 lead on a Josh Scobee field goal, the Jaguars would remain scoreless for the remainder of the afternoon. Jacksonville quarterback Chad Henne was 18-of-34 for 221 yards on Sunday. Wide receivers Cecil Shorts (six catches for 101 yards) and Justin Blackmon (six catches for 93 yards) paced the receiving corps. Newly acquired defensive end Jason Babin forced a fumble against the Dolphins.
NEXT GAME: Tennessee, Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
2012 AFC South Standings
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