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Show off your Texans pride at work today

Show off your Texans pride at work today

chron.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 10, 2013
Show off your Texans pride at work today Go find your best Houston Texans gear. Or if you don't have a cool jersey, red would do just fine. But you may want to skip the helmet.
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  • Craig Biggio will ‘study a little harder’ to reach 75 percent i…

    Craig Biggio will ‘study a little harder’ to reach 75 percent in next year’s Hall of Fame vote (Video)

    yahoo.com CNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. Despite falling short of reaching the 75 percent needed to earn entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Houston Astros great Craig Biggio has managed to keep a positive attitude and a strong sense of humor. Not that …
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  • Texans notes: Gronkowski back, the ‘secret weapon’ and more

    Texans notes: Gronkowski back, the ‘secret weapon’ and more

    chron.com Jan 10, 2013
    Being underdog a ‘secret weapon’ The Texans have been favored in most of their games this season, but they’re a 9½-point underdog at New England. “I love being the underdog,” defensive end Antonio Smith said. “It’s my claim to fame. I’ve
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  • Wade Phillips: J.J. Watt had the best season ever

    Wade Phillips: J.J. Watt had the best season ever

    Everyone knows Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt had a good season, but Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was “good season” doesn’t even come close to describing how well Watt played in 2012. According to Phillips, Watt had the greatest se
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  • Schaub’s deep ball impresses Patriots corner Aqib Talib

    Schaub’s deep ball impresses Patriots corner Aqib Talib

    chron.com Jan 10, 2013
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The Patriots have said all week they expect a very different Texans team on Sunday than the one they faced in December. Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib said he’s seen changes on film and expects more in the game. Asked what he think
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  • Matt Schaub’s legacy as Texans QB rides heavily on this game wh…

    Matt Schaub’s legacy as Texans QB rides heavily on this game whether fair or not

    chron.com Jan 10, 2013
    Back in late September after the Texans dispatched of the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning, I wrote a blog entry praising Matt Schaub for his performance. As you may remember, Schaub had his face blasted into a million pieces not once but twice in the.…
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  • Phillips on Welker, Hernandez and Pats

    Phillips on Welker, Hernandez and Pats

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    The New England Patriots gobbled up 419 yards and scored six touchdowns against the Houston Texans in a regular season meeting. The guy who’s got to get the Texans defense ready for a better showing Sunday, Wade Phillips, said the unit’s effort at Gil
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  • RTC: Locker has shoulder repaired

    RTC: Locker has shoulder repaired

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    Reading the coverage… Houston Texans If the Texans struggled with Aaron Hernandez, how are they going to stop Rob Gronkowski, too? John McClain of the Chronicle considers the question from Houston, while Tania Ganguli looks at it from New England. Shayn
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  • PFF's All-AFC South team vs. mine

    PFF's All-AFC South team vs. mine

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    I feel badly for Khaled Elsayed today. Afterall, he picked Andrew Luck as his All-AFC South quarterback. And we know when a certain AFC South blogger recently made that move how Texans faithful reacted. I suspect Elsayed has a big day of Twitter activit…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Patriots 01:04

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Patriots

    Jan 10
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at New England
  • Video - Best Chance To Win Rematch 01:29

    Best Chance To Win Rematch

    Jan 10
    Tedy Bruschi and Herm Edwards discuss which team has the best chance to win a rematch in the playoffs.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Memorabilia Market Hurt By No New HOFers 04:36

    Mint Condition: Memorabilia Market Hurt By No New HOFers

    Jan 10
    Tristar Productions president Jeffrey Rosenberg joins Michele Steele to discuss the financial impact on the sports memorabilia market of having no new Baseball Hall of Famers in 2013.
  • Video - Buster Blog: Hall Of Fame Tipping Point 02:27

    Buster Blog: Hall Of Fame Tipping Point

    Jan 10
    Buster Olney blogs that Jeff Bagwell and Mike Piazza's Hall of Fame candidacies represent a tipping point for the Hall of Fame and performance-enhancing drugs.

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