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Titans furious at Antonio Smith “cheap shot”

Titans furious at Antonio Smith “cheap shot”

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
After Titans quarterback Jake Locker threw a game-sealing interception in Sunday’s loss to the Texans, Houston defensive end Antonio Smith drilled Titans center Fernando Velasco with an illegal blindside block. The Titans were not pleased about it. Vela
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  • McCain to go on injured reserve after surgery and miss 8 weeks

    McCain to go on injured reserve after surgery and miss 8 weeks

    Coach Gary Kubiak confirmed today that cornerback Brice McCain underwent surgery to repair a fractured foot this morning. The last thing the Texans needed was to lose one of their top defensive backs before they visit the New England Patriots, the highe…
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  • What I think the Texans are thinking

    What I think the Texans are thinking

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    What I think they’re thinking at the headquarters of the Houston Texans this afternoon… Merrily we roll along. We’ve won six in a row, but the last three have come with incomplete games against bad teams. An incomplete game isn’t likely to get it
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  • Unofficial guide to Texans fan meetups in Boston

    Unofficial guide to Texans fan meetups in Boston

    chron.com Dec 3, 2012
    With the game that was pretty much expected against the Titans done, it is now time for the Texans versus the Patriots. Sports Illustrated’s Peter King apparently thinks it is a Patriots’ cake walk.  He has the Patriots ranked as the #1 team in th...
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  • Texans Pass Rush: The Return of the Killer Zombies

    Texans Pass Rush: The Return of the Killer Zombies

    chron.com Dec 3, 2012
    It was in this very blog just last week where I was wondering aloud where the pass rush had gone.  I know J.J. Watt is always looking to terminate with extreme prejudice, but where was everyone else?  Last year, I likened the pass rush to fire ants a...
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  • Solomon: AFC supremacy at stake in Texans-Patriots matchup

    Solomon: AFC supremacy at stake in Texans-Patriots matchup

    chron.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Texans and the Patriots, the two best teams in the AFC, going at it in Foxboro? This is going to be a fun week, as close to the playoffs as we will see until January. And yes, these are the two best teams in the conference. Forget what anybody tries…
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  • RTC: Late D created possibility for Colts

    RTC: Late D created possibility for Colts

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    Reading the coverage … Houston Texans This offense won’t cut it next week at New England, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. More injuries forced the Texans into a lot of alternate scenarios, says McClain. The Texans' battered defense bounced
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  • Video - Patriots Vs. Texans Monday Night Football Preview 01:31

    Patriots Vs. Texans Monday Night Football Preview

    Dec 3
    The Monday Night Football crew looks ahead to Patriots vs. Texans.

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  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…

    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …