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On their march to a 10-1 record, the Texans’ stars have shined. J.J. Watt with his 141/2 sacks, Andre Johnson with his resurgent performances and Matt Schaub and Arian Foster with their dependability. But outside the most talked-about few, the record haShare Tweet
Ex-Texans pick Wright sentenced to life in jailESPN.com Nov 30, 2012A former NFL player has been sentenced to life in prison for a series of home-invasion robberies and a sexual assault in Sacramento.Share TweetDetroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham defended embattled defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and took a shot at Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub on Friday.Share TweetThe NFL is getting its money’s worth from the Texans-Lions game on Thanksgiving. J.J. Watt is the latest to be fined for actions in that game, getting a $15,750 tab for a hit to Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. No penatly was called on the play. EarlShare TweetTexans linebacker Brian Cushing has a fine line to walk when discussing cut blocking. Sure, his season ended when his ACL was torn on an illegal block by Jets guard Matt Slauson. But he also plays for a team which uses legal cut blocks as an integral pa…Share Tweet
Texans’ Joseph, James, Newton and Caldwell to miss Titans gameThe Associated Press Texans coach Gary Kubiak says cornerback Johnathan Joseph, linebacker Bradie James and offensive linemen Derek Newton and Antoine Caldwell will miss Sunday’s game at Tennessee. All of those players sat out Friday’s workout, as didShare Tweet
Texans-Titans take 2: A Q&A with Tom Gower of Total Titans, Football OutsidersThey say it is hard to beat the same team twice in one season. I’m not sure who “they” are, but I hope they are wrong when the Texans face the Titans this weekend in Nashville. (If you are going to the game, here’s the Texans fan meetup info he...Share Tweet
McClain’s picks for Week 13: Texans will make team history in TennesseeWeek 13 games Texans (10-1) minus-6 at Tennessee (4-7), Texans 30-20 Seattle (6-5) plus-4 at Chicago (8-3), Bears 23-20 Minnesota (6-5) plus-9 at Green Bay (7-4), Packers 31-24 San Francisco (8-2-1) minus-7 at St. Louis (4-6-1), 49ers 27-17 Arizona (4-7…Share TweetESPN.com Nov 30, 2012Reading the coverage… Houston Texans Injuries have forced the Texans to really revamp their linebacking corps, says Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle. To which I say: This includes Connor Barwin moving from weakside to strongside, which he says isShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 30, 2012Texans defensive end Antonio Smith pleaded self-defense, when the league fined him $21,000 for kicking Dolphins guard Richie Incognito in the opener. While he wasn’t completely vindicated, he did get a bit of a break, as the league reduced his fine to $Share Tweet
'Playbook': Texans vs. TitansNov 30Will the Houston Texans defense be able to shut down Jake Locker and the Tennessee Titans offense? "Playbook" debates.
TrueHoop TV: Factory TalkNov 30Henry Abbott has always been mesmerized by the widespread affection for Cheesecake Factory among NBA players. In the latest Weekend Stein Edition of TrueHoop TV, Abbott grills Marc Stein for some further insight on the matter.
Owen Daniels on Suh's kick: 'Could have avoided that situation'Nov 30Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels joins "NFL AM" to share his thoughts on Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, taking on the Tennessee Titans and whether or not this is the best season of his career.