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Texans’ offense lacking in big plays
chron.com Updated Dec 27, 2012
The Texans’ grand design is to be known for their physical prowess, not their pyrotechnical displays. They’re grinders by nature, taking considerable pride in their clock-gobbling, defense-preserving approach to offense. A softly stated Texans goal beShare Tweet
Chat wrap: What benefits the Texans?Clint (Houston): In the past few years, teams which have gained the 1st seed have not [fared] well in their quest for a Super Bowl. Obviously home field advantage is a big deal, but do you think that a loss to the Colts and the loss of a 1st seed could …Share Tweet
Sunday could be Freeney's Indy swan songDwight Freeney's been a stalwart of the Colts for 11 years, recording 106.5 sacks. But Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium could be his home finale wearing a horseshoe on his helmet. He’s making a $14 million base saShare Tweettexansgab.com Dec 27, 2012Texans running back Arian Foster, who left Sunday’s loss to the Vikings with an illness that was later determined to be an irregular heartbeat, was back at practice Wednesday. “Arian’s fine,” coach Gary Kubiak told the team’s official website. âShare Tweet
Which Texans deserved their Pro Bowl nods and which ones got reputation voteschron.com Dec 27, 2012The votes are in and the Texans received a whopping 8 nods for the Pro Bowl. While this season will top last season in terms of the team’s overall record, I think we can all agree that other than J.J. Watt and Andre Johnson, it doesn’t appear tha...Share Tweet
Owen Daniels misses practice but expected to playchron.com Dec 27, 2012Texans tight end Owen Daniels was held out of practice Thursday after experiencing hamstring tightness coming out of the Minnesota game. But coach Gary Kubiak said he expects Daniels to play against the Colts Sunday, although he might be limited. Backup…Share Tweet
AFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Defenseyahoo.com Dec 27, 2012Defensive Ends Made it: J.J. Watt, Houston Texans/Cameron Wake, Miami Dolphins/Elvis Dumervil, Denver Broncos Should have made it: Muhammad Wilkerson, New York Jets/Corey Liuget, San Diego Chargers We won't quibble with positions on defense -- with so m…Share TweetFive things to know and my all-division team. Division MVP: J.J. Watt, defensive end, Houston Texans. I’ve never seen someone so disruptive up front. The guy’s got the complete package. He’s incredibly instinctive, knowing when to stop rushing and pShare Tweettexansgab.com Dec 27, 2012To a lot of outsiders, Reggie Wayne’s decision to return to Indianapolis looked like one that would lead the 34-year-old receiver to embark on a rebuilding project with the team that drafted him. When Wayne was making that decision, Texans receiver AndrShare TweetChat day has arrived. The finales for the Jaguars and Titans have mercifully arrived. The Texans are preparing for a trip to Indianapolis, seeking their first win in the city to regain their balance and clinch the No. 1 seed. It's a gigantic game. And m…Share Tweet
RTC: Texans' identity in question?Reading the coverage … Houston Texans “The Texans’ identity is much in question after two losses in the last three games, when they’ve hardly been the team that produced an AFC-high eight Pro Bowlers,” writes Dale Robertson of the Houston ChroniShare Tweet
Chuck Pagano One-On-OneDec 27For the full conversation with Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, watch Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN.
NFL Cold Hard FactsDec 27NFL experts break down who wins battle for NFC East, key for Texans against Colts, and what's more impressive: Adrian Peterson breaking record or Vikings making playoffs.
Biggest concern for Texans?Dec 27After losing two of their last three games, should the Houston Texans be concerned with playoffs coming up?
NFL Live OT: Better Seed For BroncosDec 27Mark Schlereth and Jason Taylor discuss whether the Broncos would be better off as the 2-seed than the 1-seed.