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Football

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

WLTPctPFPA
y-New England1030.769472274
N.Y. Jets670.462245306
Buffalo580.385289352
Miami580.385240276

South

WLTPctPFPA
x-Houston1120.846365263
Indianapolis940.692292329
Tennessee490.308271386
Jacksonville2110.154216359

North

WLTPctPFPA
Baltimore940.692331273
Pittsburgh760.538278264
Cincinnati760.538321280
Cleveland580.385259272

West

WLTPctPFPA
y-Denver1030.769375257
San Diego580.385292281
Oakland3100.231248402
Kansas City2110.154195352

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

WLTPctPFPA
N.Y. Giants850.615373270
Washington760.538343329
Dallas760.538300314
Philadelphia490.308240341

South

WLTPctPFPA
y-Atlanta1120.846337259
Tampa Bay670.462354308
New Orleans580.385348379
Carolina490.308265312

North

WLTPctPFPA
Green Bay940.692323279
Chicago850.615308219
Minnesota760.538283286
Detroit490.308320342

West

WLTPctPFPA
San Francisco931.731316184
Seattle850.615300202
St. Louis661.500236279
Arizona490.308186292
x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Dec. 10

New England 42, Houston 14

Thursday

Cincinnati at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday

Green Bay at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at St. Louis, 1 p.m.

Indianapolis at Houston, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Washington at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Miami, 1 p.m.

Denver at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Carolina at San Diego, 4:05 p.m.

Detroit at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.

Seattle vs. Buffalo at Toronto, 4:05 p.m.

Kansas City at Oakland, 4:25 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.

San Francisco at New England, 8:20 p.m.

Monday

N.Y. Jets at Tennessee, 8:30 p.m.

LATE MONDAY

Patriots 42, Texans 14

Houston007714
New England14771442

First Quarter

NE–Hernandez 7 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 9:27.

NE–Lloyd 37 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 2:49.

Second Quarter

NE–Hernandez 4 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 11:01.

Third Quarter

NE–Stallworth 63 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 9:49.

Hou–Foster 1 run (S.Graham kick), 6:12.

Fourth Quarter

NE–Lloyd fumble recovery in end zone (Gostkowski kick), 14:15.

NE–Ridley 14 run (Gostkowski kick), 7:23.

Hou–Yates 1 run (S.Graham kick), 2:00.

A–68,756.

HouNE
First downs1927
Total Net Yards323419
Rushes-yards27-10033-130
Passing223289
Punt Returns2-14-50
Kickoff Returns2-391-7
Interceptions Ret.1-11-19
Comp-Att-Int21-36-121-36-1
Sacked-Yards Lost2-241-7
Punts7-49.35-48.0
Fumbles-Lost1-02-0
Penalties-Yards7-706-56
Time of Possession29:1130:49

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING–Houston, Foster 15-46, Tate 8-46, Forsett 3-7, Yates 1-1. New England, Ridley 18-72, Vereen 8-40, Bolden 2-11, Brady 1-6, Woodhead 1-4, Mallett 3-(minus 3).

PASSING–Houston, Schaub 19-32-1-232, Yates 2-4-0-15. New England, Brady 21-35-0-296, Mallett 0-1-1-0.

RECEIVING–Houston, Johnson 8-95, Foster 4-39, Jean 2-31, Daniels 2-24, Casey 1-30, Posey 1-19, Forsett 1-14, Tate 1-(minus 1), Martin 1-(minus 4). New England, Hernandez 8-58, Lloyd 7-89, Welker 3-52, Woodhead 2-34, Stallworth 1-63.

MISSED FIELD GOALS–None.

AP PRO32-POWER RANKINGS

The Associated Press Pro32 NFL Power Rankings, as voted by a 12-member panel, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 11, total points based on 32 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 32nd-place vote, and previous ranking:

WLTPtsPvs
1. Patriots (11)10303832
2. Broncos (1)10303694
3. 49ers9313525
4. Houston Texans11203441
5. Atlanta Falcons11203332
6. Packers9403217
6. New York Giants8503218
8. Baltimore Ravens9402926
8. Seattle Seahawks85029212
10. Colts94028410
11. Redskins76025914
12. Chicago Bears8502489
13. Steelers76023411
14. Dallas Cowboys76022916
15. Vikings76022218
16. Bengals76022113
17. St. Louis Rams66118019
18. Buccaneers67017615
19. Saints58015917
20. New York Jets67014523
21. Chargers58014124
22. Browns58013625
23. Miami Dolphins58012720
24. Detroit Lions49010622
25. Panthers49010127
26. Buffalo Bills58010021
27. Eagles4907729
28. Titans4906226
29. Cardinals4903928
30. Chiefs21102930
30. Oakland Raiders31002931
32. Jaguars21102532

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