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Share TweetFive questions entering Monday’s game against the Patriots 1. A lot of fans and media are saying this game is for home-field advantage in the playoffs. Why is that, considering both teams would have three games left? If the Texans upset the Patriots, thSource: chron.comShare TweetHouston Texans tight end Garrett Graham, who practiced on a limited basis this week while recovering from a concussion, has been ruled out for Monday night's showdown with the New England Patriots.Share TweetIf you see what looks like a really big high school football team in an airport or hotel lobby today, it might be the Houston Texans. Texans nose tackle Shaun Cody had a brainstorm, and the team decided to order up a bunch of letterman jackets. They’reSource: profootballtalk.com
RTC: On Tom Moore assisting the TitansUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetReading the coverage: Houston Texans J.J. Watt is reaching new altitude with his superb season, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. His competition for defensive player of the year isn’t having a season for the ages the way he is. A scouting repSource: ESPN.com
Blake Griffin Destroys Phoenix; O.J. Mayo Wins A Scoring Showdown With James HardenUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetWith talent comes the luxury of not always needing to play hard. For the Clippers, this is a gift and a curse. The only thing they’ve really been consistent with this year is being inconsistent, and despite a recent four-game winning streak, their recorSource: dimemag.com
RT Derek Newton out for Monday, CB Alan Ball gametime decisionUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetJoseph good to go; Newton, Reed out As expected, Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph was declared probable for Monday night’s game at New England. Right tackle Derek Newton and linebacker Brooks Reed are out. Although cornerback Alan Ball did not practicSource: chron.com
Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Sn…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.
Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins became relevant again that moment in early March when they swung the blockbuster trade for the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 draft pick, making the Heisman-winning Robert Griffin III a dream come true in burgundy.
Daily Dime: Lakers tumble againDec 10J.A. Adande on the Lakers outlook after falling to 9-12