The Colts sent the reeling Texans back to Houston as Chuck Pagano had a successful return to the sideline after three months away.
Andrew Luck threw two TD passes to lead the Colts to a 28-16 victory over Houston in head coach Chuck Pagano's return.
The Colts punched their postseason ticket with a 20-13 win at Kansas City and the Texans continue to stumble late this season.
The Redskins and Colts have talented rookie quarterbacks, but their winning formulas extend beyond that.
Andrew Luck threw for 205 yards to break the single-season rookie record, and the Colts beat the Chiefs to clinch a berth in the playoffs.
Texans DLE J.J. Watt's manhandling of the Colts in Week 15 could prompt Indianapolis to spend more resources protecting Andrew Luck.
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano had been cleared to return to the team by his physician.
The Titans dashed the playoff hopes of the Jets, while the Texans clinched the AFC South with their win over the Colts.
First-round byes and playoff spots are up for grabs in Week 16. See how it can happen in the playoff scenarios.
The Houston Texans are AFC South champions for the second straight year after beating the Indianapolis Colts 29-17 Sunday.
Is 12-year Colts veteran Reggie Wayne just another good receiver, or a standout from his peers?
The PFW staff voted on its most disappointing and surprising teams of 2012, and the Eagles and Colts came out on top.
The Colts signed RBs Deji Karim and Mewelde Moore and placed RB Donald Brown and FB Robert Hughes on injured reserve.
The Texans, Ravens, 49ers and Packers all have opportunities to clinch their respective divisions on Sunday.
The Texans showed they're not currently the class of the AFC in a huge blowout to the Pats, while the Colts made another fourth-quarter comeback.