Colts keeping it close on Thursday night

AP

If the first half of Thursday night’s game is any indication, the Texans offense is not quite playoff-ready yet.

Houston leads the Colts 10-6 at halftime Thursday, but the score doesn’t tell the story. The Texans scored in the first minute of the game after Brian Cushing forced a turnover on the Colts’ first play from scrimmage.

After that, the Colts actually controlled the pace of the game. Houston’s offense only has 107 yards of offense, and held the ball for less than 12 minutes. They have four first downs, with only 10 yards in the second quarter.

Indy’s defense is keeping the Colts in the game, but Dan Orlovsky isn’t helping much. He’s thrown for 98 yards on 18 attempts. Adam Vinatieri missed a field goal to end the first half.

Still, this game is closer than many people expected. Probably too close for Colts fans hoping to land Andrew Luck.