Found November 13, 2012 on
State of the Texans:
In what could be considered the worst playing conditions, the Houston Texans invaded Soldier Field to take on the Chicago Bears. The weather was horrible for playing an outdoor game, cold temperatures, swirling wind and rain. With the weather going to be a factor, NFL analyst said that this would work in the Bears’ favor. Well not so fast my friend, the Texans came out and put their stamp on the game early. The Texans came into the game with something to prove even in the worst type of situations for an outdoor game. The rushing attack for Houston was established early and, along with great defense, carried the Texans to victory.
FINAL SCORE: Texans 13 Bears 6
TEXANS REGULAR SEASON RECORD: 8-1
TEXANS DIVISIONAL RECORD: 2-0
TEXANS AFC CONFERENCE RECORD: 7-0
TEXANS VS NFC CONFERENCE RECORD: 1-1
Texans Total Yards: 215
Bears Total Yards: 249
Texans Passing Yards: 95
Bears Passing Yards: 134 (Cutler/Campbell)
Texans Rushing Yards: 127
Bears Rushing Yards: 115
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