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Texans' Daniels game-time call vs. Bears

Texans' Daniels game-time call vs. Bears

ESPN.com Updated Nov 9, 2012
Texans coach Gary Kubiak says tight end Owen Daniels was "very limited' in practice with a back injury on Friday and could miss Sunday's game in Chicago.
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  • Bears won’t change goals against tough Texans defense

    Bears won’t change goals against tough Texans defense

    suntimes.com Nov 9, 2012
    Becoming the first team to rush for a touchdown against the Houston Texans this season isn’t exactly a goal for the Bears on Sunday. To them, it will happen through execution. Running back Matt Forte and the offensive line have their own streak going. F
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  • NFC North Friday injury report

    NFC North Friday injury report

    ESPN.com Nov 9, 2012
    Let's get inside the NFC North's Friday injury report: Chicago Bears: Receiver Alshon Jeffery (hand) returned to practice Friday but is doubtful for Sunday night's game against the Houston Texans. It is highly, highly unlikely that Jeffery will play but…
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  • Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night sch…

    Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night schedule

    CNNSI.com Nov 9, 2012
    If this were a typical season in the era of the NFL Network's Thursday night football package, the addition of the extra prime time game to the league's national TV schedule only would have started last night, with the arrival of Week 10. In its earlies…
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  • Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defen…

    Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defensive play

    CNNSI.com Nov 9, 2012
    No two defenses have been tougher than the Bears and the Texans. That should make for a fascinating battle of wills when the two teams meet on Sunday, writes Peter King.
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  • Henry Melton open to in-season extension with Bears

    Henry Melton open to in-season extension with Bears

    profootballtalk.com Nov 9, 2012
    The play of the Bears defense has earned plenty of publicity for some of the players helping the unit keep the Bears on top of the NFC North. Some, like linebacker Brian Urlacher and defensive end Julius Peppers, have been well known for a long time. Ot…
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  • NFC North Week 10 programming note

    NFC North Week 10 programming note

    ESPN.com Nov 9, 2012
    We're not above taking one for the team here on the NFC North blog. There is little doubt that the game of the week, probably in the entire league, will include one of our teams Sunday night at Soldier Field. A pair of 7-1 division leaders -- the Chicag…
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  • Texans-Bears: Single up Brandon Marshall?

    Texans-Bears: Single up Brandon Marshall?

    ESPN.com Nov 9, 2012
    Wednesday morning, the Chicago Bears offense sat down to watch film of the Houston Texans' active and swarming defense. One of the games they watched was a Week 6 affair in which the Texans took their standard approach -- press coverage with a single-hi…
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  • Video - NFL Live Week 10 Picks 04:43

    NFL Live Week 10 Picks

    Nov 9
    Trey Wingo, Mark Schlereth, and Tedy Bruschi make their picks for Sunday's key matchups.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Texans vs. Bears 04:20

    'Playbook': Texans vs. Bears

    Nov 9
    Brian Baldinger, Sterling Sharpe and Donovan McNabb explain how the Chicago Bears defense will be able to stop the Houston Texans offense in Week 10.
  • Video - Bears X-Factor 03:00

    Bears X-Factor

    Nov 9
    Tom Waddle gives his keys for the Bears offense and defense this weekend against the Texans.
  • Video - Bears' Offense Gets Ready for Texans' Defense 02:02

    Bears' Offense Gets Ready for Texans' Defense

    Nov 9
    Lomas Brown and Prim Siripipat look at how the Bears' offense will match up with the Texans' defense.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night schedule

    Nov 9
    If this were a typical season in the era of the NFL Network's Thursday night football package, the addition of the extra prime time game to the league's national TV schedule only would have started last night, with the arrival of Week 10. In its earlies…
  • Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defensive play

    Nov 9
    The Texans bat passes down -- 25 of them this season. The Bears force fumbles -- 21 of them this year. You think a defense-fest can't be fun? Watch Sunday night when the Texans (7-1) travel to Soldier Field to face the similarly 7-1 Bears.
  • Clayton mailbag: Scramble for QBs costing coaches

    Nov 9
    The scramble for franchise quarterbacks is costing coaches their jobs, writes John Clayton.
  • The Mike Brown era ends in L.A., but the Week 10 picks must go on

    Nov 9
    A moment of silence for the ex-Lakers coach before getting to the Week 10 picks.