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Despite stakes, the Colts will not rest starters against Texans

Despite stakes, the Colts will not rest starters against Texans

chron.com ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 26, 2012
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 se
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  • AFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Offense

    AFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Offense

    yahoo.com Dec 26, 2012
    Quarterbacks 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…
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  • Texans quietly soul-searching after rout

    Texans quietly soul-searching after rout

    chron.com Dec 26, 2012
    The 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 blu
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  • Record number of Texans heading to Pro Bowl

    Record number of Texans heading to Pro Bowl

    chron.com ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Record 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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, 2012
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  • Arian Foster’s young fan is worried about his heart, he uses Tw…

    Arian Foster’s young fan is worried about his heart, he uses Twitter to calm her fears

    Houston 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…
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  • Where they stand in key categories

    Where they stand in key categories

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Here'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…
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  • Texans look to avoid third-and-long

    Texans look to avoid third-and-long

    chron.com Dec 26, 2012
    The 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. “Y
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  • On going unbeaten or winless in division

    On going unbeaten or winless in division

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    The 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 readers
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  • Texans will tell us a lot on Sunday

    Texans will tell us a lot on Sunday

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    We’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 f
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  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: HOU-IND 01:00

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: HOU-IND

    Dec 26
    Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Texans-Colts
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Colts 00:51

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Colts

    Dec 26
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at Indianapolis

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