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Rob Gronkowski doesn’t think he returned too soon

Rob Gronkowski doesn’t think he returned too soon

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 31, 2013
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is making the rounds in New Orleans this week with a big black cast on his left arm, the result of the arm he suffered in the playoff opener against the Texans. It was the second time he broke the arm this season and Gr…
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  • McNair: Baker enhances Houston’s bid for Super Bowl LI

    McNair: Baker enhances Houston’s bid for Super Bowl LI

    chron.com Jan 31, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS - Texans owner Bob McNair said Thursday he believes having James A. Baker III as chairman of Houston’s Super Bowl Host Committee will enhance the city’s bid for Super Bowl LI in 2017. McNair said the deal with Baker hasn’t been finaliz
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  • J.J. Watt marries six-year-old for a day

    J.J. Watt marries six-year-old for a day

    chron.com deadspin.com Jan 31, 2013
    This story - one of the cutest and sweetest stories about any NFL player you’ll read - is another reason why J.J. Watt has become one of the most popular Texans. Watt, the Texans star defensive end, heard about a YouTube video (below) that was poste
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  • Video - Foster talks strength of Rice, Gore 03:17

    Foster talks strength of Rice, Gore

    Jan 31
    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster joins Super Bowl Live to talk about the strengths of fellow running backs Frank Gore and Ray Rice.
  • Video - Arian Foster talks strengths of Rice, Gore 02:42

    Arian Foster talks strengths of Rice, Gore

    Jan 31
    Houstan Texans running back Arian Foster joins Super Bowl Live to talk about the strengths of fellow running backs Frank Gore and Ray Rice.
  • Video - J.J. Watt on MVP: 'We need a defensive guy to break through' 05:33

    J.J. Watt on MVP: 'We need a defensive guy to break through'

    Jan 31
    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt stops by "NFL AM" to discuss how the Baltimore Ravens have improved since the Texans beat them in the regular season, as well as plead his case for a defensive MVP award winner.
  • Video - Watt on MVP: 'We need a defensive guy to break through' 05:33

    Watt on MVP: 'We need a defensive guy to break through'

    Jan 31
    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt stops by "NFL AM" to discuss how the Baltimore Ravens have improved since the Texans beat them in the regular season, as well as plead his case for a defensive MVP award winner.

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Smith chastises NFL for lack of player safety

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- The NFL Players Association challenged the league's commitment to player safety on Monday, going so far as to call some teams' behavior "reckless" when diagnosing and treating players.
  • Don Banks: Seahawks' Wilson familiar with Super-bound 49ers

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- Colin Kaepernick might be all the rage at this year's Super Bowl, but the most recent quarterback to beat San Francisco and its wunderkind second-year passer showed up here today with a little buzz of his own attached to his name. Seattle…
  • Don Banks: Ravens' Super Bowl run a testament to skills of Ozzie Newsome

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- In some form or fashion, on multiple fronts, the issue of legacy hangs over every Super Bowl these days. But that discussion at Super Bowl XLVII should start nowhere else but with the singular feat that would be Ozzie Newsome's if his Bal…
  • Jim Trotter: In Trent Baalke, the 49ers have a GM whose foundation is buil…

    Jan 31
    NEW ORLEANS -- After receiving his first NFL scouting job with the Cleveland Browns in 1991, Lionel Vital was told he should take college coaches to lunch when visiting their schools. Scouts want as much background as possible on draft-eligible prospect…