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Matchup History | Texans vs. Colts

Houston Texans helmet and Indianapolis Colts helmet

The Houston Texans host the Indianapolis Colts .

Houston beat the Colts on the road in Week 18, 23-19, to earn a playoff spot. The two squads split the regular season matchups in 2023, and over the last two seasons, the Texans are 2-1-1 against Indianapolis.

Shane Steichen enters his second season as an NFL head coach with a 9-8 career mark.

Key Players: QB Anthony Richardson, RB Jonathan Taylor, WR Michael Pittman, Jr., DT DeForest Buckner

History: Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts

Last season the Colts went 4-12-1 and finished third in the AFC South.

After spending the previous two seasons as the Eagles offensive coordinator, Shane Steichen is a rookie head coach with the Colts. On Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Jaguars triumphed over Indianapolis, 31-21.

The two teams have met 42 times in the regular season. The Texans won 10 of those contests. Last season, Houston opened 2022 with a 20-20 tie against the Colts. The two teams went back-and-forth in Week 18 to close out the regular season, and the Texans won, 32-31.

Notable Colts: RB Jonathan Taylor, QB Anthony Richardson, LB Shaquille (previously went by Darius) Leonard, OG Quenton Nelson, DT DeForest Buckner

Texans DE Jerry Hughes began his career with Indianapolis, playing there from 2010 through 2012. Colts DE Jacob Martin was a Texan from 2019 through 2021 and spent training camp and the preseason this year with Houston as well.

Players and Coaches to Know

Houston Texans

Head Coach: DeMeco Ryans
Quarterback: Davis Mills, C.J. Stroud
Key Position Players: DB Derek Stingley Jr., DL Will Anderson Jr., RB Devin Singletary, TE Dalton Schultz, WR Robert Woods

Indianapolis Colts

Head Coach: Shane Steichen
Quarterback: Gadner Minshew
Key Position Players: