This is the December 26, 2012 news archive. View today's Texans rumors and news.
Colts coach Chuck Pagano returned to work this week after undergoing treatment for leukemia. Even though his team is 10-5 and locked into the fifth seed in the AFC with nothing to play for but pride, Pagano isn’t giving his starters Sunday off. “We seUpvote Share Tweet
AFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Offenseyahoo.com Dec 26, 2012Quarterbacks Made it: Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos/Tom Brady, New England Patriots/Matt Schaub, Houston Texans Should have made it: Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers No argument against Manning and Brady here -- they're among the best in statist…Upvote Share Tweet
Texans quietly soul-searching after routchron.com Dec 26, 2012The Texans’ mood couldn’t be described as glum Wednesday, nor did the locker room feel anything approaching morgue-like. But the usual banter and horseplay was in short supply. It didn’t feel like the holiday season anymore. Christmas had been a bluUpvote Share TweetRecord number of Texans heading to Pro Bowl Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 6:26 pm, Wednesday, December 26, 2012Upvote Share TweetHouston Texans' fans were understandably concerned when star running back Arian Foster left early during the team's loss to the Minnesota Vikings with an irregular heartbeat. One young fan named Macie was so worried she made a sign for her favorite play…Upvote Share Tweet
Where they stand in key categoriesHere's our weekly look at where the teams of the AFC South stand in key categories. I generally consider third-down efficiency super important. And points, of course, tend to trump all. Some movement of note: The Texans dropped in every category off the…Upvote Share Tweet
Texans look to avoid third-and-longchron.com Dec 26, 2012The Texans returned to work Wednesday in good health physically with only cornerback Alan Ball (hamstring) still unable to practice. As for their mind set after Sunday’s 23-6 loss to the Vikings, head coach Gary Kubiak admitted only time will tell. “YUpvote Share Tweet
On going unbeaten or winless in divisionThe familiarity of division games make them unpredictable, no matter how good a team is or how bad a team is. Going 6-0 or 0-6 is awfully difficult. That’s why I laughed off predictions of the Texans going undefeated in the division from excited readersUpvote Share Tweet
Texans will tell us a lot on SundayWe’re about to learn a lot about the Houston Texans. The franchise has never won in Indianapolis, at the RCA Dome or at Lucas Oil Stadium. A win at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday completes a 13-3 season and gives the team a week off, home-field advantage fUpvote Share Tweet
Countdown Daily AccuScore: HOU-INDDec 26Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Texans-Colts
Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-ColtsDec 26The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at Indianapolis
Adrian Peterson inspires a list of the top 10 individual seasons in NFL hi…Dec 26Where does Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson rank among the 10 best NFL seasons of all time?
John Clayton's All-Pro Team GalleryDec 26John Clayton's All-Pro Team Gallery
Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson defies odds in pursuit of Eric Dickerso…Dec 26Adrian Peterson is pursuing Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record and might be producing the best season in NFL history in the process.