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Texans' Daniels game-time call vs. Bears

Texans' Daniels game-time call vs. Bears

ESPN.com Updated Nov 9, 2012
Texans coach Gary Kubiak says tight end Owen Daniels was "very limited' in practice with a back injury on Friday and could miss Sunday's game in Chicago.
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  • Texans’ season looks like Oilers’ run in 1991

    Texans’ season looks like Oilers’ run in 1991

    chron.com Nov 9, 2012
    History repeats? We hope not. Or maybe we do. There are good and bad precedents in these parts for the Texans having reached midseason with a franchise-best 7-1 record. If you’re into omens, the parallels between this year and the 1991 season, the only
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  • Dreary Chicago forecast fails to dampen Texans’ outlook

    Dreary Chicago forecast fails to dampen Texans’ outlook

    chron.com Nov 9, 2012
    It’s going to be cold, wet and gusty in the Windy City on Sunday night. That’s Bears weather, not Texans weather. But the Texans insist they can handle the elements even if they will be out of their element at Soldier Field. They want us to believe th
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  • Jaguars coach Mularkey is sticking with Blaine Gabbert if he's …

    Jaguars coach Mularkey is sticking with Blaine Gabbert if he's healthy

    jacksonville.com Nov 9, 2012
    Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey plans to start quarterback Blaine Gabbert against the Houston Texans a week from Sunday if he's healthy after aggravating his left shoulder injury Thursday night. And Mularkey said that Gabbert won't get an MRI and he thinks …
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  • Final Word: AFC South

    Final Word: AFC South

    ESPN.com Nov 9, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 10: Rare matchup: The 7-1 Texans pay a visit to Soldier Field for a date with the 7-1 Bears on Sunday night. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it’s just the fifth time since the merger that two teams with one or
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  • Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defen…

    Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defensive play

    CNNSI.com Nov 9, 2012
    No two defenses have been tougher than the Bears and the Texans. That should make for a fascinating battle of wills when the two teams meet on Sunday, writes Peter King.
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  • McClain’s picks for Week 10: Texans won’t win in the Windy City

    McClain’s picks for Week 10: Texans won’t win in the Windy City

    chron.com Nov 9, 2012
    Week 10 games Houston (7-1) plus-11/2 at Chicago (7-1), Bears 20-16 NY Giants (6-3) minus-4½ at Cincinnati (3-5), Giants 23-20 Tennessee (3-6) plus-6 at Miami (4-4), Dolphins 24-17 Detroit (4-4) minus-2 at Minnesota (5-4), Vikings 27-24 Buffalo (3-5) pl…
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  • Arian Foster Is Vegan, Except For When He Eats Chicken

    Arian Foster Is Vegan, Except For When He Eats Chicken

    When Arian Foster announced that he was switching to a Vegan diet this summer, the doubters appeared. "If this doesn't work, I'm going to kick your ass," teammate Brian Cushing told him. Is it even possible to consume the however many thousand…
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  • McClain: Bull’s-eye lands squarely on Bears’ Cutler

    McClain: Bull’s-eye lands squarely on Bears’ Cutler

    chron.com Nov 9, 2012
    When the Texans tangle with the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday night, the primary goal for the offense will be to avoid a turnover for the third consecutive game and for the sixth time this season. The primary goal for the defense in the natio…
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  • Video - NFL Live Week 10 Picks 04:43

    NFL Live Week 10 Picks

    Nov 9
    Trey Wingo, Mark Schlereth, and Tedy Bruschi make their picks for Sunday's key matchups.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Texans vs. Bears 04:20

    'Playbook': Texans vs. Bears

    Nov 9
    Brian Baldinger, Sterling Sharpe and Donovan McNabb explain how the Chicago Bears defense will be able to stop the Houston Texans offense in Week 10.
  • Video - Bears X-Factor 03:00

    Bears X-Factor

    Nov 9
    Tom Waddle gives his keys for the Bears offense and defense this weekend against the Texans.
  • Video - Bears' Offense Gets Ready for Texans' Defense 02:02

    Bears' Offense Gets Ready for Texans' Defense

    Nov 9
    Lomas Brown and Prim Siripipat look at how the Bears' offense will match up with the Texans' defense.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night schedule

    Nov 9
    If this were a typical season in the era of the NFL Network's Thursday night football package, the addition of the extra prime time game to the league's national TV schedule only would have started last night, with the arrival of Week 10. In its earlies…
  • Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defensive play

    Nov 9
    The Texans bat passes down -- 25 of them this season. The Bears force fumbles -- 21 of them this year. You think a defense-fest can't be fun? Watch Sunday night when the Texans (7-1) travel to Soldier Field to face the similarly 7-1 Bears.
  • Clayton mailbag: Scramble for QBs costing coaches

    Nov 9
    The scramble for franchise quarterbacks is costing coaches their jobs, writes John Clayton.
  • The Mike Brown era ends in L.A., but the Week 10 picks must go on

    Nov 9
    A moment of silence for the ex-Lakers coach before getting to the Week 10 picks.