The Texans let go of Gary Kubiak after their last loss, Dec 5. They named Wade Phillips interim coach. They replaced Special Teams Coordinator Joe Marciano with Bob Ligasheshky. They brought officials into practice. They changed up their practice routine. They announced that
This time it was a 25-3 loss to the Colts that amounted to the 'worst' defeat of Keenum's tenure. The offense put up a field goal and two turnovers while the Colts capitalized on Texans' errors to send Houston home from Indy unhappy for the 12th time in the 12 years of Texans history.
Penalties remained a big part of the equation with a second consecutive record tying 14 flag performance. Keenum threw two picks as the team couldn't cash in on a solid ground performance by
Special teams was a mixed bag with
The defense wasn't exactly reminiscent of the '85 Bears but they did make some plays and had the offense been able to remotely hold serve, they would have looked a lot better.