August 16, 2009
NFL: Houston 16, Kansas City 10
Matt Schaub and Dan Orlovsky paced the Houston offense Saturday when the Texans beat the Kansas City Chiefs 16-10.
Schaub, playing the first quarter, completed 7-of-7 passes for 70 yards, and ex-Lion Orlovsky connected on 9-of-20 passes for 121 yards.
Matt Cassel, who played into the second quarter, completed just 2-of-5 passes for 15 yards in his Kansas City debut after being acquired from New England in the offseason.
Brodie Croyle completed 12-of-18 passes for 145 yards, and Tyler Thigpen connected on 7-of-14 passes for 40 yards, a touchdown and a interception. Thigpen also had 31 rushing yards on three carries for the Chiefs.