The Houston Texans were unable to advance to the AFC Championship game yesterday as they fell to the New England Patriots 41-28.

Texans quarterback Matt Schaub was 34 of 51 for 343 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.  Texans running back Arian Foster had 22 carries for 90 yards and one touchdown.  Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson had eight catches for 95 yards to lead Houston in receiving.

On the other side of the field, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was 25 of 40 for 344 yards and three touchdowns.  Stevan Ridley had 15 carries for 82 yards and one touchdown to lead New England in rushing.  Former Texas Tech wide receiver Wes Welker led New England in receiving with eight catches for 131 yards.

The Patriots move on to take on the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship game next Sunday for the right to represent the AFC in Super Bowl 47 on February 3rd.  The Houston Texans finish the season with a record of 13-5.