Texans outlast DolphinsAug 18, 2013 - 3:47 AM Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Case Keenum, Matt Schaub and T.J. Yates each threw a touchdown apiece as the Houston Texans defeated the Miami Dolphins, 24-17, on Saturday.
Schaub started the game and went 8-for-11 for 92 yards with an interception, Keenum was 11-for-18 for 150 yards and Yates completed 7-of-9 passes for 84 yards for the Texans. Deji Karim ran a game-high nine times for 55 yards.
Ryan Tannehill completed 10-of-15 passes for 141 yards and a touchdown while Matt Moore was a dismal 3-for-11 for 15 yards for the Dolphins.
Late in the first quarter. Schaub completed a short pass to Owen Daniels for a 15-yard touchdown.
However, the Dolphins answered on the ensuing possession. Tannehill connected with Mike Wallace on a nine-yard score with 43 seconds left in the period.
Houston scored on its first drive of the second when Keenum found Lestar Jean on a 38-yard touchdown pass. The Dolphins responded on the following drive as Lamar Miller bullied his way from four yards out to tie the game at 14-14.
As the first half came to a close, Randy Bullock drilled a 46-yard field goal to give the Texans a 17-14 edge.
They opened the gap even further in the third when Garrett Graham caught a 33- yard touchdown pass from Yates.
Caleb Sturgis booted a 43-yard field goal on their final drive of the quarter, but that would be it for the Dolphins. They were held scoreless in the fourth and limited to just 25 yards.
- MIAMI: 17
Aug 17 11:17 PM
- MIAMI: 17
End of 3rd
Aug 17 10:38 PM
- Miami Field Goal - 43-yarder by Caleb Sturgis.
Dolphins 17, Texans 24 3rd - 2:23Aug 17 10:34 PM
- Houston Touchdown - 33-yard pass from T.J. Yates to Garrett Graham. (Randy B
Dolphins 14, Texans 24 3rd - 6:16Aug 17 10:16 PM
- MIAMI: 14
Aug 17 9:42 PM
- Houston Field Goal - 46-yarder Randy Bullock.
Dolphins 14, Texans 17 2nd - 0:06Aug 17 9:42 PM
- Miami Touchdown - 4-yard run by Lamar Miller. (Caleb Sturgis kick).
Dolphins 14, Texans 14 2nd - 3:59Aug 17 9:23 PM
- Houston Touchdown - 38-yard pass from Case Keenum to Lestar Jean. (Randy Bul
Dolphins 7, Texans 14 2nd - 8:45Aug 17 9:12 PM
- MIAMI: 7
End of 1st
Aug 17 8:50 PM
- Miami Touchdown - 9-yard pass from Ryan Tannehill to Mike Wallace. (Caleb St
Dolphins 7, Texans 7 1st - 0:43Aug 17 8:48 PM
- Houston Touchdown - 15-yard pass from Matt Schaub to Owen Daniels. (Randy Bu
Dolphins 0, Texans 7 1st - 3:48Aug 17 8:38 PM
- MIAMI: 0
1st Quarter - 15:00
Aug 17 8:08 PM
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