15:00: Hackney to Colbert is incomplete on third down and Prater steps back in to attempt a 31-yard field goal. Paulescu takes the snap, puts down the hold and Prater makes his second FG of the night.
14:52: Slaton is back to return for the Texans. He’s tackled by Clifford Russell at the 22-yard line.
14:47: Woodyard makes a big hit to blow up a run at the line of scrimmage. Kasey Studdard, an offensive lineman for Houston, loses his helmet.
10:19: Glenn Martinez is back to receive the Texans punt after their drive stalls. He catches the ball at the 9 yard line and gains a yard before the defense collapses.
9:39: Samie Parker makes a nine-yard catch on second down, but a false start penalty on the play before leaves the Broncos with a 3rd and 4.
8:59: Michael Pittman makes a catch on the left side and runs for a first down, but a flag is down on the field — an illegal shift penalty for 5 yards. That brings up 3rd and 9.
8:31: Hackney backs up in the pocket and avoids a rush up the middle, scrambles left and launches a spiral to the striding Tony Scheffler for a 38-yard pickup to the Denver 49 yard line.
7:24: Just a run down of who’s in the game right now…Samie Parker and Clifford Russel out wide, Tony Scheffler and Brett Pierce in at tight end, Anthony Alridge in the backfield, Darrell Hackney at QB, and Tyler Polumbus, Dylan Gandy, P.J. Alexander, Kory Lichtensteiger and Mitch Erickson on the offensive line.
7:24: Clifford Russell tries to catch a pass at the three-yard line but gets hit early — pass interference on the Texans.
5:54: On 3rd and goal, the Broncos can’t punch it in but Prater splits the uprights with a 26-yard field goal on 4th down. That capped off an 8 play, 72-yard drive that took 4:29. It ties the game up at 16.
5:42: Slaton takes a 39-yard return up to the 39 yard line for the Texans.
5:00: Jordan Beck stands up Slaton for no gain on second down. A Texan — Rashad Butler — is down on the play. He walks off the field under his own control to applause from the fans.
4:31:The Texans, who are 4 of 10 on third downs, grab a first down on 3rd and 1 when Slaton rushes up the right side for 3 yards.
4:20: Larry Birdine and Jordan Beck close in on Boyd for a five-yard sack on the play.
3:29: The Texans grab a first down at the Denver 27-yard line.
2:39: LaMont Reid makes an open field tackle to stop Slaton after 13 yards. The Texans have a 1st and 10 on the 14.
2:23: Denver calls its final timeout after a Slaton run that puts the Texans at 2nd and 6 with the ball on the 10-yard line.
2:16: Slaton gets 2-yards after Reid halts him. Third down, two-minute warning.
2:00: Pass complete to Jameel Cook for the first down, he is tackled out of bounds by Christian Morton at the 3-yard line.
1:49: Slaton is tackled at the 6 for a three-yard loss by Jordan Beck.
0:27: Houston calls its first timeout — a 30-second timeout. It’s 3rd-and-goal on the 5 yard line.
0:27: Josh Barrett doesn’t fall for Boyd’s footwork, stopping him for a two-yard loss. The Texans call a timeout with 3 seconds to go.
0:03: Kris Brown makes a 25-yard field goal as time expires. The Texans win tonight’s game by the score of 19-16.
-Gray Caldwell, DenverBroncos.com