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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 …Upvote Share Tweet
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 EnglanUpvote Share TweetThe Chicago Bears have asked for and received permission to interview Houston Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison for their head coaching vacancy, a source said.Upvote Share Tweet
Stakes are higher for Texans this time, but will it matter?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 jittUpvote Share Tweet
Belichick: Rematches always differentThe 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 tUpvote Share Tweet
Are you betting on the Texans?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 200Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share TweetWhat feats and surprises does the second round of the postseason have in store?Upvote Share TweetGuard Daequan Cook has signed with the Chicago Bulls.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 6, 2013Is 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 voUpvote Share Tweet
Slideshow: Texans-Bengals fan photosSince 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Pierce Leads Boston Back From The Dead; Carmelo Anthony Erupts In Disney Worlddimemag.com Jan 6, 2013Boston 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 WilUpvote Share Tweet
Snap Decisions: Will weather impact Peyton?yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013Rodney 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 theUpvote Share Tweet
2012: Best of Matt SchaubJan 6Catch 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.
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and defensive end J.J. Watt are keys to victory for TexansJan 6The "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.
Don Banks: Ravens win one for Lewis, but they get no prize in Broncos rema…Jan 6BALTIMORE -- So Ray Lewis got to take his victory lap, and the Baltimore Ravens get to live another week. I hope they all enjoyed Sunday's 24-9 playoff conquest of the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium, because next week in Denver could be a ve…
Daily Dime: Lakers-NuggetsJan 7The Lakers' latest loss reveals a team not headed for a quick turnaround, J.A. Adande writes.
NFL playoffs -- After mild-card round, NFC divisional round gets betterJan 6After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.