A 43-yard Nick Novak field goal late in the first quarter was the State Farm Right Combinations drive of the game.
It gave the Texans a 6-0 lead over the Broncos on Monday night, as the offense used 10 plays to go 39 yards and burn 5;05 off the game clock.
Houston utilized runs from Alfred Blue, who carried the ball four times for 26 yards on the drive. Quarterback Brock Osweiler also found Tyler Ervin for a 9-yard gain on the possession.
The Novak field goal came with 0:21 left in the first quarter, and it was one of three field goals on the evening for the veteran kicker.
The Texans took on the Broncos in Denver on Monday Night Football.