This is the November 14, 2012 news archive. View today's Texans rumors and news.
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…Upvote Share Tweet
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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Nov 14, 2012The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Colts may want to back off against BradyESPN.com Updated Nov 14, 2012The 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…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Nov 14, 2012Chicago 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Jaguars' penalty-referee reportjacksonville.com Updated Nov 14, 2012On 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).Upvote Share Tweetjacksonville.com Updated Nov 14, 2012Want 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 havUpvote Share Tweet
At long last, No. 1 NFL team resides hereI’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 TexUpvote Share Tweet
Texans report: Third season’s the charm for CB JacksonIn 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,” cUpvote Share Tweet
Countdown Daily Prediction: Jaguars-TexansNov 14The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Jacksonville at Houston
Countdown Daily AccuScore: JAC-HOUNov 14Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Jaguars-Texans
Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscopeNov 14With 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.