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Stafford sticks up for Suh, calls kick “one in a million shot”

Stafford sticks up for Suh, calls kick “one in a million shot”

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 29, 2012
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford does not believe teammate Ndamukong Suh intended to kick Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin on Thanksgiving. And Stafford says Suh is getting a raw deal because a stray foot happened to connect to just the wro…
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  • Texans DE Smith has fine reduced to $11,000

    Texans DE Smith has fine reduced to $11,000

    ESPN.com chron.com Nov 29, 2012
    The NFL has reduced its fine on Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith for kicking Miami's Richie Incognito to $11,000.
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  • Andre Johnson named AFC Offensive Player of the Month

    Andre Johnson named AFC Offensive Player of the Month

    chron.com Nov 29, 2012
    Andre Johnson, who had the best two-game performance in NFL history with his 461 yards receiving against Jacksonville and Detroit, was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month today. For the month, he had 35 catches for 614 yards, both tops in the AF…
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  • Brandon Harris fined $21,000 for Thanksgiving hit

    Brandon Harris fined $21,000 for Thanksgiving hit

    Texans cornerback Brandon Harris was fined $21,000 for a hit on Lions returner Stefan Logan on Thanksgiving. Logan didn’t signal fair catch, but when Harris drilled him, Logan was judged to be defenseless, drawing a 15-yard penalty. And as you’d expec
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  • Dangers of Texans' boot throwback play

    Dangers of Texans' boot throwback play

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    It seems like at least once a game, QB Matt Schaub drops back, fakes a handoff, turns and rolls out. He sets himself with plenty of time and throws back across, usually to WR Andre Johnson running deep, hitting him for a big play. The Texans make it loo…
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  • A History of Footbal Interview….with OneTexFan

    A History of Footbal Interview….with OneTexFan

    chron.com Nov 29, 2012
    Rather than yet another Ultimate Texans team match-up preview against a team we already play twice a year, OneTexFan had fun little piece he wanted to share. For those of you seasoned enough to remember the Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks comedy routine, her…
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  • Texans turn to young linebackers to step up

    Texans turn to young linebackers to step up

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    As the Houston Texans make a run for the top seed in the AFC during the final five weeks of the season, the team will need a pair of young linebackers to step up and solidify their defense. With Brian Cushing out for the year with an ACL injury and Broo…
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  • Video - AFC Offensive Player of the Month: Andre Johnson 01:06

    AFC Offensive Player of the Month: Andre Johnson

    Nov 29
    November was full of highlights in the NFL, but Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson clearly had the best month, earning himself the AFC Offensive Player of the Month award.
  • Video - Preview: Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans 02:32

    Preview: Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans

    Nov 29
    NFL Films previews the Week 13 matchup between the Houston Texans and the Tennessee Titans.
  • Video - Snap Decision: Top 5 NFL Teams 03:28

    Snap Decision: Top 5 NFL Teams

    Nov 29
    Jerry Rice goes up against the viewers on Facebook to rank the top five teams in the NFL.

Sports Columnists

  • AFC playoff races wrapping up early -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Nov 29
    The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Nov 29
    There are two ways that a blackjack dealer can ruin your night. I don't mind the first way — if he's grimly dealing himself face cards and black...