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Wild-card weekend MVPs: Arian Foster, Marshawn Lynch show why t…

Wild-card weekend MVPs: Arian Foster, Marshawn Lynch show why they are Pro Bowlers

yahoo.com Updated Jan 6, 2013
Arian Foster, running back, Houston Texans: Foster, who was named to his third straight Pro Bowl, tossed the Texans on his back in Saturday's 19-13 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Foster had 32 carries for 140 yards and a touchdown, becoming the first …
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  • Patriots’ rout of Texans turned on five plays

    Patriots’ rout of Texans turned on five plays

    chron.com Jan 6, 2013
    Recipe for a disaster … Five plays. Just five plays, out of 135 - on a dreadful Monday night in the Boston suburbs. Take away five plays, or simply rescript them, and the Texans would have stayed in a game they got blown out of 42-14 by the New Englan
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  • Sources: Bears to interview Dennison, Bevell

    Sources: Bears to interview Dennison, Bevell

    The Chicago Bears have asked for and received permission to interview Houston Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison for their head coaching vacancy, a source said.
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  • Stakes are higher for Texans this time, but will it matter?

    Stakes are higher for Texans this time, but will it matter?

    chron.com Jan 6, 2013
    When a team is not ready to play, it makes the kind of mistakes - mental and physical - the Texans made in their 42-14 prime-time debacle at New England last month. This time, the Texans need to leave their mistakes at home. There’s no room for jitt
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  • Belichick: Rematches always different

    Belichick: Rematches always different

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    The Patriots will be heavy favorites over the Texans on Sunday in a divisional round playoff game at Gillette Stadium. But one game between teams doesn’t always tell us what will happen in a rematch. The Patriots played about as well as they could and t
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  • Are you betting on the Texans?

    Are you betting on the Texans?

    chron.com Jan 6, 2013
    As the “Keep Hope Alive” crowd will tell you this week, and as I reminded on a #keephopealive hashtag run of tweets last week, the last two times New England faced a team it met in the playoffs that it had beaten in the regular season, it lost. In 200
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  • Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    What feats and surprises does the second round of the postseason have in store?
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 6, 2013
    Is Russ Brandon the right man to bring the Bills back to winning? The Dolphins’ first try for a contract extension for WR Brian Hartline didn’t work out that well. Not much has changed since the Patriots blew out the Texans in the regular season. A vo
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  • Slideshow: Texans-Bengals fan photos

    Slideshow: Texans-Bengals fan photos

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    Since we've started doing these slideshows, I've used them as an excuse to head for the stands to walk around about an hour before kickoff. Especially at places like Reliant Stadium, where the press box is a long way from the field and the stands, it's …
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  • Snap Decisions: Will weather impact Peyton?

    Snap Decisions: Will weather impact Peyton?

    yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013
    Rodney Harrison says that the Texans do have a chance to beat the Patriots, but they’re going to have to run the ball 35-40 times to establish the running game and open up play action plays for Matt Schaub. Rodney also likes the Packers next week in the
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  • Video - 2012: Best of Matt Schaub 02:07

    2012: Best of Matt Schaub

    Jan 6
    Catch the best plays of Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub's season as he threw for 4,000 yards and 22 touchdowns on the way to a second straight AFC South title.
  • Video - Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and defensive end J.J.  Watt are keys to victory for Texans 02:13

    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and defensive end J.J. Watt are keys to victory for Texans

    Jan 6
    The "NFL GameDay Final" crew break down the film, and tell you why Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and defensive end J.J. Watt are the keys to the Texans' success.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens win one for Lewis, but they get no prize in Broncos rema…

    Jan 6
    BALTIMORE -- So Ray Lewis got to take his victory lap, and the Baltimore Ravens get to live another week. I hope they all enjoyed Sunday's 24-9 playoff conquest of the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium, because next week in Denver could be a ve…
  • NFL playoffs -- After mild-card round, NFC divisional round gets better

    Jan 6
    After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.
  • Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    Jan 6
    What feats and surprises does the second round of the postseason have in store?