From the press box - 2:35 p.mI'm headed down to the field, so the blogging will take a break. Keep checking out HoustonTexans.com for the rest of the day complete coverage of the game.
From the press box - 2:30 p.mAn 11-yard sack by Connor Barwin on 3rd down forced a Rams punt. 1st-and-10 Texans at their own 9 with 8:07 left in game.
From the press box - 2:26 p.mIn the 4th quarter, the Texans and Rams are knotted at 13-all. Left tackle Duane Brown is out with a left knee injury and his return is questionable. The Texans scored their touchdown on a 2-yard Schaub-to-Walter pass.
From the press box - 1:27 p.m.Kris Brown missed from 52 yards out as the first half expired. 10-6 Rams is the score with a half to play.
From the press box - 1:23 p.m.A Keith Null to Danny Amendola 2-yard touchdown pass gave the Rams a 10-6 advantage late in the 2nd quarter.
From the press box - 1:11 p.m.A 25-yard field goal by Kris Brown makes it 6-3 Texans with 4:20 left in first half. Drive went 7 plays, 71 yards and took 3:05.
From the press box - 1:04 p.m.It's a 3-3 tie ballgame. Houston is in the Rams' red zone.
From the press box - 12:39 p.m.After one quarter of play, the Texans are up 3-0 on the Rams.
From the press box - 12:35 p.m.The Texans' defense gave up a first down on the ensuing possession and forced a punt. 1st-and-10 Texans at their own 20 with :26 left in opening quarter.
From the press box - 12:33 p.m.During a break in the action, a couple got engaged. The bride-to-be is named Kaycee and she said yes. It was covered on the jumbotron.
From the press box - 12:27 p.m.A 26-yard field goal by Kris Brown gives the Texans a 3-0 advantage with 3:30 left in first quarter. His kick capped off a 6-play drive that went 47 yards and took 2:38 off the clock.
From the press box - 12:22 p.m.The Rams answered with a fumble of their own on the ensuing drive. Mario Williams recovered it at the Houston 43. No score, 6:03 left in 1st quarter.
From the press box - 12:18 p.m.The Texans won the coin toss, received, and drove into Rams territory before an Arian Foster fumble gave Saint Louis the ball at it's own 8-yard line.
From the press box - 11:06 a.m.Check out the Texans-Rams pregame slideshow by clicking here.
From the press box - 10:36 a.m.
Here are the inactives and starting lineup changes for today's Texans-Rams game at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Kickoff is at noon CT.
Inactives - Texans:
7 QB Dan Orlovsky (3QB)
25 S Nick Ferguson
27 RB Chris Henry
32 CB Fred Bennett
38 CB Mark Parson
70 G Tutan Reyes
96 DE Tim Jamison
97 DT Frank Okam
Starting lineup changes - Texans: None.
Inactives - Rams:
10 QB Marc Bulger
13 QB Mike Reilly (3QB)
20 CB Jonathan Wade
22 RB Chris Ogbannaya
61 T Eric Young
68 T Ryan McKee
77 T Jason Smith
91 DE Leonard Little
Starting lineup changes - Rams: James Hall will start at left defensive end for Leonard Little, who did not participate in practice this week because of a knee injury.
From the press box - 9:07 a.m.We're up in the press box at the Edward Jones Dome in Saint Louis. Texans at Rams is a little less than three hours away. Here's a view from our seats of the field below.