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After Cutler’s concussion, NFLPA renews its call for independen…

After Cutler’s concussion, NFLPA renews its call for independent specialists

yahoo.com CNNSI.com Updated Nov 13, 2012
While the NFL's concussion protocol is supposed to be set in stone, it doesn't always appear to be so on gameday. This was never more apparent than in the Houston Texans' 1-6 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday night. With 2:56 left in the first half, …
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  • Three kickers get an audition for Texans

    Three kickers get an audition for Texans

    chron.com Nov 13, 2012
    At their regular Tuesday tryout session at Methodist Training Center, the Texans worked out three kickers - Billy Cundiff, Olindo Mare and John Potter. The Texans are happy with Shayne Graham, who has scored 74 points and is 15-of-17 on field goals. But
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  • Bears make it official with Josh McCown

    Bears make it official with Josh McCown

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    As expected, the Bears have brought back quarterback Josh McCown to serve as a third quarterback on the team’s 53-man roster. The team hasn’t made any determination about Jay Cutler’s status for this week’s game after he suffered a concussion agai
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  • Brian Urlacher and Danieal Manning defend their handshake again…

    Brian Urlacher and Danieal Manning defend their handshake against non-existent criticism

    yahoo.com Nov 13, 2012
    Early in the first quarter of the Chicago Bears' loss to the Houston Texans, former Bear Danieal Manning made a game-changing play. He hit tight end Kellen Davis, forcing a fumble that was returned 32 yards. It was a great play by Manning, who played fo…
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  • RTC: Pagano gives Colts a purpose

    RTC: Pagano gives Colts a purpose

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans “And now, for their encore performance, the Texans need to crush the Jacksonville Jaguars like a June bug under a bulldozer,” writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, looking ahead to Jaguars-Texans. Defens
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  • Texans facing should-win after big win over Bears

    Texans facing should-win after big win over Bears

    chron.com Nov 13, 2012
    And now, for their encore performance, the Texans need to crush the Jacksonville Jaguars like a June bug under a bulldozer. That’s what 8-1 teams are supposed to do against an inferior opponent like the Jaguars (1-8), who lost to the Texans 27-7 in the
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Stock Watch 03:05

    Blogger Blitz: Stock Watch

    Nov 13
    AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky goes around the division to look at some players who have been pleasant surprises and some who have been disappointments
  • Video - Are Houston Texans best team in NFL? 01:27

    Are Houston Texans best team in NFL?

    Nov 13
    The Week 10 power poll is out and the Houston Texans sit on the top of the list, but are the Texans the best team in the NFL? The "NFL AM" crew discusses which team should be higher on the list.

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11

    Nov 13
    The Philadelphia Eagles managed the near-impossible Sunday: They out-dumbed America's Dumbest Team, the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Don Banks: As proven in Week 10, concussion recognition still an inexact s…

    Nov 13
    Week 10 in the NFL saw the vexing issue of concussions raise its ugly (and groggy) head again, with three starting quarterbacks in the NFC going down like so many bowling pins. Michael Vick on the East Coast, Alex Smith on the West Coast and Jay Cutler …
  • Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mail

    Nov 13
    In the wake of the Week 10 news:
  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 10

    Nov 13
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.