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ESPN.com Updated Nov 8, 2012
Thoughts following the Colts' 27-10 victory over the Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., on Thursday night: What it means: The Colts are 6-3. If the Texans lose at Chicago on Sunday, Indianapolis would be just one game out of first place in the AFC South, th…Upvote Share Tweet
Texans report: Sacks could be limited against BearsSacks could be limited Sunday The Chicago Bears offense has allowed the third most sacks in the NFL with 28 and will face a Texans defense that has the third most sacks in the NFL. A recipe for a downpour of sacks? Perhaps not. “We didn’t think we’dUpvote Share Tweet
Winning is a good feeling for Texans owner Bob McNairIf the Texans continue to win, it is going to cost owner Bob McNair some money, but he will be happy to pay. In June, McNair signed coach Gary Kubiak to a new three-year contract and extended general manager Rick Smith’s deal for four years. They have fUpvote Share Tweet
Texans and swatting passes becoming synonymousIt has become contagious, this ball-batting thing. J. J. Watt leads, but many now follow. The Texans’ defense is collectively the NFL’s most feared swat team. “It’s gotten sort of infectious,” linebacker Connor Barwin said. While the Bears, theUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 8, 2012Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips says the scouting report on the Bears’ passing game heading into Sunday night’s game is simple: They throw the ball to wide receiver Brandon Marshall. A lot. Phillips said the Bears have “only thrown it toUpvote Share TweetThe last we heard from the Texans about Shaun Cody, he was “day-to-day” with “rib issues,” which turned out to be a punctured lung and broken ribs. Texans coach Gary Kubiak isn’t shedding that much more light on it today, telling Tania Ganguli oUpvote Share TweetSome of the Texans defensive end's toughest competition in college came in practice against offensive tackle Carimi.Upvote Share TweetLAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears star cornerback Charles Tillman says on Twitter that he will play Sunday against the Houston Texans, after all.Upvote Share TweetDan stopped in again with his preview of the upcoming Sunday night match-up between the Texans and the Bears. I always enjoy Dan’s take on things. His knowledge of the game and attention to detail put me to shame. So please enjoy and feel free to add yoUpvote Share Tweet
Reflecting on Scouts Inc.'s new Top 50ESPN.com Nov 8, 2012Halfway through the season, who are the top 50 players in the NFL? Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. put together this list , plus 25 honorable mentions. The AFC South storyline? Four Texans are in the top 50 -- starting with J.J. Watt at No. 5 and includi…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 8, 2012Following up our All AFC South midseason team, here are our midseason awards: MVP: Texans defensive end J.J. Watt No one in the division has played with the week-to-week impact and dominance of Watt. If there is one guy in the division that has to be ga…Upvote Share TweetNose tackle Shaun Cody (ribs) may be looking doubtful for the Bears game and tight end Owen Daniels was going for more tests on his “hip” Wednesday afternoon, but coach Gary Kubiak expressed a measure of optimism regarding the status of Daniels and wiUpvote Share Tweet
NFL Cold Hard FactsNov 8Cold Hard Facts look at the Texans vs. the Bears, the Jets, the Saints, and the Cowboys vs. the Eagles.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-BearsNov 8The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at Chicago
Preview: Houston Texans vs. Chicago BearsNov 8NFL Films previews the Week 10 matchup between the Houston Texans and the Chicago Bears.
Should Houston Be Favored To Win The Super Bowl?Nov 8Lomas Brown, Christian Fauria, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate if the Houston Texans should be the favorites to win the Super Bowl.
Biggest NFL games of Week 10 -- John Clayton's First & 10Nov 8Misfortune and luck can lead to landing the right quarterback, John Clayton writes. For the Colts, misfortune led to Luck.