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Wild-card weekend MVPs: Arian Foster, Marshawn Lynch show why they are Pro Bowlers Updated Jan 6, 2013
Arian Foster, running back, Houston Texans: Foster, who was named to his third straight Pro Bowl, tossed the Texans on his back in Saturday's 19-13 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Foster had 32 carries for 140 yards and a touchdown, becoming the first …
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  • Patriots’ rout of Texans turned on five plays Jan 6, 2013
    Recipe for a disaster … Five plays. Just five plays, out of 135 - on a dreadful Monday night in the Boston suburbs. Take away five plays, or simply rescript them, and the Texans would have stayed in a game they got blown out of 42-14 by the New Englan
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  • Sources: Bears to interview Dennison, Bevell

    The Chicago Bears have asked for and received permission to interview Houston Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison for their head coaching vacancy, a source said.
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  • Stakes are higher for Texans this time, but will it matter? Jan 6, 2013
    When a team is not ready to play, it makes the kind of mistakes - mental and physical - the Texans made in their 42-14 prime-time debacle at New England last month. This time, the Texans need to leave their mistakes at home. There’s no room for jitt
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  • Belichick: Rematches always different Jan 6, 2013
    The Patriots will be heavy favorites over the Texans on Sunday in a divisional round playoff game at Gillette Stadium. But one game between teams doesn’t always tell us what will happen in a rematch. The Patriots played about as well as they could and t
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  • Are you betting on the Texans? Jan 6, 2013
    As the “Keep Hope Alive” crowd will tell you this week, and as I reminded on a #keephopealive hashtag run of tweets last week, the last two times New England faced a team it met in the playoffs that it had beaten in the regular season, it lost. In 200
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  • The Rockets Suspended Royce White, Who Apparently Wasn't Already Suspended

    The Rockets suspended Royce White today for "refusing to provide services" required by his contract, something that White has been staunchly refusing to do roughly since the season began. He's spent the last few months on the inactive list aft…
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  • Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best Jan 6, 2013
    What feats and surprises does the second round of the postseason have in store?
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  • Bulls sign former Rockets shooting guard Cook Jan 6, 2013
    Guard Daequan Cook has signed with the Chicago Bulls.
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  • Sunday morning one-liners Jan 6, 2013
    Is Russ Brandon the right man to bring the Bills back to winning? The Dolphins’ first try for a contract extension for WR Brian Hartline didn’t work out that well. Not much has changed since the Patriots blew out the Texans in the regular season. A vo
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  • Slideshow: Texans-Bengals fan photos Jan 6, 2013
    Since we've started doing these slideshows, I've used them as an excuse to head for the stands to walk around about an hour before kickoff. Especially at places like Reliant Stadium, where the press box is a long way from the field and the stands, it's …
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  • Paul Pierce Leads Boston Back From The Dead; Carmelo Anthony Erupts In Disney World Jan 6, 2013
    Boston had every right to lose this game. They didn’t get into Atlanta until 4 a.m., and they fell behind big in the first half. By the second quarter, the Hawks’ announcers were asking, “Lets blow ‘em outta the building. Whadda ya say?” Lou Wil
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  • Snap Decisions: Will weather impact Peyton? Jan 6, 2013
    Rodney Harrison says that the Texans do have a chance to beat the Patriots, but they’re going to have to run the ball 35-40 times to establish the running game and open up play action plays for Matt Schaub. Rodney also likes the Packers next week in the
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  • Video - 2012: Best of Matt Schaub 02:07

    2012: Best of Matt Schaub

    Jan 6
    Catch the best plays of Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub's season as he threw for 4,000 yards and 22 touchdowns on the way to a second straight AFC South title.
  • Video - Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and defensive end J.J.  Watt are keys to victory for Texans 02:13

    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and defensive end J.J. Watt are keys to victory for Texans

    Jan 6
    The "NFL GameDay Final" crew break down the film, and tell you why Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and defensive end J.J. Watt are the keys to the Texans' success.