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Tim Dobbins fined $30,000 for hit on Jay Cutler

Tim Dobbins fined $30,000 for hit on Jay Cutler

chron.com ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 14, 2012
The NFL has confirmed that Texans linebacker Tim Dobbins has been fined $30,000 by the league for his hit on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on Sunday night. The league said Dobbins hit a defenseless player just after he threw a pass. Cutler, who stayed in…
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  • Players return to practice; Kollar on his way home

    Players return to practice; Kollar on his way home

    chron.com Nov 14, 2012
    The Texans are a little bit closer to fully healthy this week. Nose tackle Shaun Cody, who broke his ribs and punctured a lung against the Bills, running back Ben Tate, who missed the past few games with a hamstring injury, and tight end Owen Daniels, w…
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  • Raiders sign veteran Omar Gaither

    Raiders sign veteran Omar Gaither

    profootballtalk.com Nov 14, 2012
    The Raiders brought in some veteran linebacker depth, signing Omar Gaither Wednesday. Gaither has 40 career starts, between stints with the Eagles and Panthers. He was in camp with the Texans this summer. He replaced Travis Goethel, who was placed on on…
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  • Colts may want to back off against Brady

    Colts may want to back off against Brady

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    The AFC South is sort of all or nothing with regards to blitzing. The Texans send five or more pass-rushers at the quarterback 44.6 percent of the time, the most in the league. The Colts are third at 41.6 percent. Meanwhile the Titans and Jaguars sit ba…
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  • Bears K Gould rips Soldier Field grounds crew

    Bears K Gould rips Soldier Field grounds crew

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould said the Soldier Field grounds crew made a critical error in leaving the stadium's playing surface uncovered in the hours leading up to a 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday night.
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  • Jaguars' penalty-referee report

    Jaguars' penalty-referee report

    jacksonville.com Nov 14, 2012
    On the Big Whistle Sunday for the Jaguars-Texans game is Clete Blakeman: A look at Blakeman’s crew this year: Week 4: Vikings 20, at Lions 13 (Minnesota 5 penalties-87 yards, Detroit 5-72). Week 5: Browns 27, at Giants 41 (Cleveland 10-91, Giants 3-25).
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  • A look at the 8-1 Texans

    A look at the 8-1 Texans

    jacksonville.com Nov 14, 2012
    Want to know why Houston is tied with Atlanta for the NFL’s best record (8-1)? The numbers tell the story and show why the Texans are a 15.5-point favorite Sunday over the Jaguars at Reliant Stadium. A look at the statistics: *The Jaguars and Texans hav
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  • At long last, No. 1 NFL team resides here

    At long last, No. 1 NFL team resides here

    chron.com Nov 14, 2012
    I’m waving the white towel. I surrender! After being besieged for weeks by Texans fans suggesting - demanding, actually - that their favorite team be placed at the top of the Chronicle’s weekly ranking of NFL teams, I can no longer resist. The Tex
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  • Texans report: Third season’s the charm for CB Jackson

    Texans report: Third season’s the charm for CB Jackson

    chron.com Nov 14, 2012
    In his third season, cornerback Kareem Jackson has been remarkable. He leads the Texans with four interceptions, covers receivers like a blanket, and plays the run well. It’s safe to say Jackson is the most improved player on the team. “No doubt,” c
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Jaguars-Texans 00:37

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Jaguars-Texans

    Nov 14
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Jacksonville at Houston
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: JAC-HOU 00:57

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: JAC-HOU

    Nov 14
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Jaguars-Texans

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscope

    Nov 14
    With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.