T.J. Yates, making his first NFL start, completed 12-of-25 passes for 188 yards and a touchdown as the Texans defeated the Falcons, 17-10. Arian Foster carried the ball 31 times for 111 yards and a touchdown for Houston, which extended its franchise-best winning streak to six games.
Andre Johnson made four grabs for 97 yards, but suffered a left hamstring injury.
Matt Ryan completed only 20-of-45 passes for 267 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions.
Tony Gonzalez made seven catches for 100 yards for Atlanta, which had a two-game win streak end.
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