Texans 3rd drive (5 plays, 30 yards, 3: 03) — [continued] K Ka’imi Fairbairn nails a 53-yard field goal. Texans, 5-0
Cardinals 4th drive (14 plays, 75 yards, 5: 54) — Sooner or later, you knew Arizona would start to look like themselves. The Cardinals had a bit of a scare when TE Zach Ertz took an end-around and seemingly fumbled at the goal line. However, his knee hit the ground. Arizona punched it in on third-and-goal a play later with QB Kyler Murray connecting with WR DeAndre Hopkins for a 1-yard touchdown. Cardinals, 7-5
Texans 4th drive (6 plays, 9 yards, 3: 18) — Initially, the Texans went three-and-out, but a taunting penalty extended the drive. However, QB Davis Mills was strip-sacked by OLB Markus Golden, and the Cardinals defense started to come alive.
Cardinals 5th drive (7 plays, 49 yards, 2: 58) — On a third-and-24 from the Texans’ 45-yard line, Murray is able to stand in the pocket and launch a 41-yard pass to WR A.J. Green at the 4-yard line. Two plays later, Murray hits WR Christian Kirk for a 5-yard touchdown. Cardinals, 14-5
Texans 5th drive (3 plays, 17 yards, 1: 08) — A holding call backs up Houston, who go three-and-out.
Cardinals 6th drive (8 plays, 61 yards, 1: 32) — The Texans manage to keep the Cardinals out of the end zone. K Matt Prater hits a 31-yard field goal. Cardinals, 17-5
Mills: 10/12, 72 yards
David Johnson: 3 carries, 15 yards; 1 catch, 0 yards
Nico Collins: 1 catch, 22 yards
Brandin Cooks: 2 catches, 18 yards
Murray: 13/18, 159 yards, 2 TDs; 4 carries, 4 yards
James Conner: 5 carries, 40 yards
A.J. Green: 2 catches, 54 yards
DeAndre Hopkins: 4 catches, 32 yards, TD