Texans hold on to beat 49ers 24-21

...Francisco within 24-21 with 3:49 remaining. Houston's only second-half points came on a 50-yard field goal by Kris Brown with about 7 1/2 minutes left. Crabtree's first game after ending a 71-day contract holdout Oct. 7 was overshadowed...

Williams, Slaton lead Texans past Jags 30-17

...touchdowns to lead the Texans to a 30-17 win over the slumping Jacksonville Jaguars. Andre Johnson added a TD reception and Kris Brown kicked three field goals in the win, a highlight in Houston's disappointing season so far. The top pick in the 2006...

NFL power rankings

...Chicago Bears 22 Big division win on the road last week gives them hope of turning it around. 16. Houston Texans 17 Kris Brown deserves a raise. 17. Carolina Panthers 20 It's not good when you might be forced to start Vinny Testaverde. 18...

Falcons get first win

...the first quarter. But the Texans couldn't punch in their other scoring chances, settling for three field goals by Kris Brown. "It was a new experience playing those guys," said Schaub, who spent the first three years of his career as Vick's...

Cutler fails to spark Bears

...new Tampa Bay coach Raheem Morris. TEXANS 16, CHIEFS 10 In Kansas City, Mo., Chris Brown scored on a short run and Kris Brown kicked three field goals, lifting Houston to a rain-soaked victory over Kansas City . Matt Cassel played only three...

Texans down Jaguars

...John Henderson shoved Stanley to the ground well after the play, drawing a personal foul penalty. Three plays later, Kris Brown kicked a 21-yard field goal to give Houston a 10-point lead. The Texans made a few silly mistakes of their own...

Texans defeat Titans

...Tenn. - The Houston Texans took another giant step forward. David Carr threw for 266 yards and a touchdown, and Kris Brown kicked field goals of 21 and 50 yards, as the Texans beat the Tennessee Titans 20-10 for their first victory over...

Falcons fall to Texans

...carries against a notoriously soft Houston run defense. Kris Brown hit a 40-yard field goal later in the quarter for Houston...touchdowns in five straight games. ... The Texans' Kris Brown has made 15 straight field goals of 40 yards or less...

Patriots 24, Steelers 17

...middle in the other direction for a 55-yard touchdown return that made it 7-0 with 3:42 left in the first period. Kris Brown's 30-yard field goal made it 7-3 early in the second quarter. The game dragged until 2:42 was left in the half...

Reborn QBs focal points of AFC title game

...We've prepared for Miami, for the Jets, for Baltimore, but we just haven't looked at them." When Pittsburgh kicker Kris Brown was asked about Adam Vinatieri's 45-yard field goal in the snow that tied the Patriots' game against Oakland, he...