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L 21-24
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O'Brien defends late penalty from Clowney in loss to Colts

HOUSTON (AP) Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien on Monday defended Jadeveon Clowney and his late offside penalty that factored into Houston's 24-21 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, which ended a nine-game winning streak.

"He's an aggressive player and you never want to take away that aggressiveness," O'Brien said. "In that situation, he made a mistake, and I'm sure he'd be the first to tell you that. Andrew (Luck) did a good job on that play, and (Colts coach) Frank (Reich) did a good job of getting their guys coached up on it."

With two minutes remaining on Sunday and the Texans down 24-21 and needing a critical stop at midfield on third-and-1, Luck tried several times to draw the Texans offside before Clowney finally took the bait.

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AFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
Houston 940.692
Indianapolis 760.538
Tennessee 760.538
Jacksonville 490.308
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: D. Watson3298
Pass TDs: D. Watson22
Rush Yds: L. Miller909
Rush TDs: L. Miller4
Rec Yds: D. Hopkins1151
Rec TDs: D. Hopkins9
Int: J. Reid3
Sacks: J. Watt12.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4803 (13)
Passing Yards: 3298 (18)
Rushing Yards: 1778 (3)
Points per game: 24.8 (12)
Yards per game: 369.5 (13)
Touchdowns: 30 (19)
Field Goals: 29 (2)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4534 (14)
Passing Yards: 3646 (25)
Rushing Yards: 1146 (5)
Points per game: 19.9 (5)
Yards per game: 348.8 (13)
Touchdowns: 29 (7)
Field Goals: 19 (11)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/8 R. Johnson active/prac. squad
12/8 B. Scarlett on IR ankle
12/4 D. Foreman Activated from PUPL
12/4 N. Jamerson cut
11/27 J. Keyes cut
11/20 D. Steinmetz pract. squad add
11/20 A. Chachere pract. squad del
11/12 J. Ferguson pract. squad add
11/12 M. Dupre pract. squad del
11/7 T. Ervin cut
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/9 Z. Fulton hand (Out)
12/9 K. Coutee hamstring (Questionable)
12/9 J. Joseph neck, shoulder (Questionable)
12/8 B. Scarlett ankle (IR)
12/2 K. Coutee hamstring (Questionable)
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