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It was over when ...

On NFL Replay
NFL Replay will re-air the Indianapolis Colts' 35-27 win over the Houston  Texans on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 9:30 p.m. ET.

An onside kick attempt by the Texans was deflected out of bounds by backup tight end Jacob Tamme, allowing the Colts to run out the clock and hold on for an eight-point win.

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Colts LB Clint Session broke open a one-point game with a 27-yard interception for a touchdown in the fourth quarter. Session finished with a team-high nine tackles.

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Matt Schaub started 14 of 17 for 152 yards and a touchdown while staking the Texans to a 20-7 halftime lead, but turned the ball over three times (two interceptions, one fumble) in the second half as Houston was outscored 28-7 by the Colts the rest of the way.


The Colts clinched the AFC South with the win, combined with the Jaguars' loss. ... Indianapolis leads the all-time series 15-1 and has won the last six meetings. ... The Colts now have five consecutive wins when trailing in the fourth quarter. ... Indianapolis has won 20 straight regular-season games, one shy of tying the Patriots' record of 21 set in 2006-08. ... With 11 wins, Colts coach Jim Caldwell tied Steve Mariucci for the most consecuitve wins by a rookie head coach since 1950. ... Indianapolis has won 11 games for the seventh straight year, an NFL record. ... Colts DE Dwight Freeney did not travel with the team to Houston due to an abdomen injury. ... The Texans are 2-4 at home this season.

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