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NFL: Houston 16, St. Louis 13

Kris Brown kicks a game-winning field goal against the St. Louis Rams on Dec. 20, 2009. UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt | <a href="/News_Photos/lp/d170c36d9546c1e1fc6e18964f0e138e/" target="_blank">License Photo</a>
Kris Brown kicks a game-winning field goal against the St. Louis Rams on Dec. 20, 2009. UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt | License Photo

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Kris Brown's late fourth-quarter field goal Sunday gave the Houston Texans a hard-fought 16-13 win over the St. Louis Rams.

Brown's third field goal of the game snapped a 13-13 tie with 4:36 left to play, capping a 7-play, 81-yard drive.

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Matt Schaub completed 28-of-40 passes for 367 yards with one touchdown.

Andre Johnson caught nine passes for 196 yards, while Kevin Walter scored once on four catches for 42 yards for the Texans (7-7), who have won two in a row following a four-game losing streak.

St. Louis rookie Keith Null threw for 173 yards, one touchdown and one interception.

Josh Brown kicked two field goals, and Steven Jackson gained 123 all-purpose yards-- 82 rushing and 41 receiving -- for the Rams (1-13), who have lost their last six contests.

They gained only 237 net yards to 419 for the Texans.

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