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Wrap-up: Colts 27, Jaguars 10 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…
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  • Texans report: Sacks could be limited against Bears Nov 8, 2012
    Sacks 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’d
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  • Winning is a good feeling for Texans owner Bob McNair Nov 8, 2012
    If 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 f
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  • Texans and swatting passes becoming synonymous Nov 8, 2012
    It 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, the
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  • Wade Phillips: Brandon Marshall is the only receiver Bears throw to Nov 8, 2012
    Texans 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 to
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  • Shaun Cody has a “procedure” for a “rib issue”

    The 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 o
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  • J.J. Watt and Bears’ Gabe Carimi ‘battled’ at Wisconsin Nov 8, 2012
    Some of the Texans defensive end's toughest competition in college came in practice against offensive tackle Carimi.
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  • Bears' Tillman to play Sunday; baby due Monday

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears star cornerback Charles Tillman says on Twitter that he will play Sunday against the Houston Texans, after all.
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  • Texans take on Da Bears! (Oh my!) Nov 8, 2012
    Dan 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 yo
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  • Reflecting on Scouts Inc.'s new Top 50 Nov 8, 2012
    Halfway 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…
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  • AFC South midseason awards Nov 8, 2012
    Following 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…
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  • Texans notes: Daniels’ tests, new team captains, more Nov 8, 2012
    Nose 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 wi
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  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 01:17

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Nov 8
    Cold Hard Facts look at the Texans vs. the Bears, the Jets, the Saints, and the Cowboys vs. the Eagles.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Bears 01:09

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Bears

    Nov 8
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at Chicago
  • Video - Preview: Houston Texans vs. Chicago Bears 03:35

    Preview: Houston Texans vs. Chicago Bears

    Nov 8
    NFL Films previews the Week 10 matchup between the Houston Texans and the Chicago Bears.
  • Video - Should Houston Be Favored To Win The Super Bowl? 06:32

    Should Houston Be Favored To Win The Super Bowl?

    Nov 8
    Lomas Brown, Christian Fauria, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate if the Houston Texans should be the favorites to win the Super Bowl.