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Lions coordinator defends Suh, blasts Schaub

Lions coordinator defends Suh, blasts Schaub

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 30, 2012
Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham defended embattled defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and took a shot at Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub on Friday.
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  • Unsung heroes play huge roles in forging Texans’ 10-1 mark

    Unsung heroes play huge roles in forging Texans’ 10-1 mark

    chron.com Nov 30, 2012
    On their march to a 10-1 record, the Texans’ stars have shined. J.J. Watt with his 141/2 sacks, Andre Johnson with his resurgent performances and Matt Schaub and Arian Foster with their dependability. But outside the most talked-about few, the record ha
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  • Ex-Texans pick Wright sentenced to life in jail

    Ex-Texans pick Wright sentenced to life in jail

    ESPN.com Nov 30, 2012
    A former NFL player has been sentenced to life in prison for a series of home-invasion robberies and a sexual assault in Sacramento.
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  • J.J. Watt fined $15,750 for hit on Stafford

    J.J. Watt fined $15,750 for hit on Stafford

    The NFL is getting its money’s worth from the Texans-Lions game on Thanksgiving. J.J. Watt is the latest to be fined for actions in that game, getting a $15,750 tab for a hit to Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. No penatly was called on the play. Earl
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  • Brian Cushing ambivalent about future of cut blocks

    Brian Cushing ambivalent about future of cut blocks

    Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has a fine line to walk when discussing cut blocking. Sure, his season ended when his ACL was torn on an illegal block by Jets guard Matt Slauson. But he also plays for a team which uses legal cut blocks as an integral pa…
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  • Texans’ Joseph, James, Newton and Caldwell to miss Titans game

    Texans’ Joseph, James, Newton and Caldwell to miss Titans game

    chron.com Nov 30, 2012
    The Associated Press Texans coach Gary Kubiak says cornerback Johnathan Joseph, linebacker Bradie James and offensive linemen Derek Newton and Antoine Caldwell will miss Sunday’s game at Tennessee. All of those players sat out Friday’s workout, as did
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  • Texans-Titans take 2: A Q&A with Tom Gower of Total Titans,…

    Texans-Titans take 2: A Q&A with Tom Gower of Total Titans, Football Outsiders

    chron.com Nov 30, 2012
    They say it is hard to beat the same team twice in one season. I’m not sure who “they” are, but I hope they are wrong when the Texans face the Titans this weekend in Nashville. (If you are going to the game, here’s the Texans fan meetup info he...
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  • McClain’s picks for Week 13: Texans will make team history in T…

    McClain’s picks for Week 13: Texans will make team history in Tennessee

    chron.com Nov 30, 2012
    Week 13 games Texans (10-1) minus-6 at Tennessee (4-7), Texans 30-20 Seattle (6-5) plus-4 at Chicago (8-3), Bears 23-20 Minnesota (6-5) plus-9 at Green Bay (7-4), Packers 31-24 San Francisco (8-2-1) minus-7 at St. Louis (4-6-1), 49ers 27-17 Arizona (4-7…
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  • RTC: Colts' numbers don't add up

    RTC: Colts' numbers don't add up

    ESPN.com Nov 30, 2012
    Reading the coverage… Houston Texans Injuries have forced the Texans to really revamp their linebacking corps, says Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle. To which I say: This includes Connor Barwin moving from weakside to strongside, which he says is
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  • Antonio Smith gets a Christmas bonus from league

    Antonio Smith gets a Christmas bonus from league

    profootballtalk.com Nov 30, 2012
    Texans defensive end Antonio Smith pleaded self-defense, when the league fined him $21,000 for kicking Dolphins guard Richie Incognito in the opener. While he wasn’t completely vindicated, he did get a bit of a break, as the league reduced his fine to $
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Texans vs. Titans 04:19

    'Playbook': Texans vs. Titans

    Nov 30
    Will the Houston Texans defense be able to shut down Jake Locker and the Tennessee Titans offense? "Playbook" debates.
  • Video - Owen Daniels on Suh's kick: 'Could have avoided that situation' 04:26

    Owen Daniels on Suh's kick: 'Could have avoided that situation'

    Nov 30
    Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels joins "NFL AM" to share his thoughts on Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, taking on the Tennessee Titans and whether or not this is the best season of his career.

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