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Running game on each side of ball has Kubiak searching for answ…

Running game on each side of ball has Kubiak searching for answers

chron.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
In their ongoing quest to bring Houston the Lombardi Trophy for the first time, the Texans won’t be deceived by the New York Jets’ performance against San Francisco.
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  • Gary Kubiak: Arian Foster can handle 400 or more carries

    Gary Kubiak: Arian Foster can handle 400 or more carries

    profootballtalk.com Oct 1, 2012
    Texans running back Arian Foster leads the league in carries, with 103 through four games. And Texans coach Gary Kubiak sees no reason to lighten Foster’s workload. Asked today whether there’s a risk associated with Foster taking that much of a poundi
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  • Texans’ Demps to miss some time with broken left forearm

    Texans’ Demps to miss some time with broken left forearm

    chron.com Oct 1, 2012
    Backup safety Quintin Demps, who has made some big plays off the bench, is out for an undermined time because of a broken left forearm that required surgery today. Last week, Demps underwent surgery to repair a broken thumb and played with a cast on his…
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  • What I think the Texans are thinking

    What I think the Texans are thinking

    ESPN.com Oct 1, 2012
    What I think they’re thinking (or should be) at the headquarters of the Houston Texans this afternoon… We roll on. This is sure a lot of fun. We’ve done a little bit of everything as we’ve built up this 4-0 record. Now we get to show off Monday ni
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  • Texans accuse Titans OT Stewart of 'dirty' play

    Texans accuse Titans OT Stewart of 'dirty' play

    The Houston Texans voiced their frustration with the play of Tennessee Titans offensive tackle David Stewart following Sunday's contest between the AFC South rivals.
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  • Texans 38, Titans 14; Home blowout? Please don’t start the wave

    Texans 38, Titans 14; Home blowout? Please don’t start the wave

    chron.com Oct 1, 2012
    So the Texans-Titans game wasn’t close late, with the defense putting in second and third teamers in at the end. Another blowout win. It’s a weird and wonderful time. Even so, to the few bored idiot Texans fans, please do not try to start the wave....
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  • Operation keep J.J. off the highlight film failed, but it also …

    Operation keep J.J. off the highlight film failed, but it also succeeded

    chron.com Oct 1, 2012
    All the (deserved) attention Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has gotten through the first four games didn't go unnoticed by his defensive teammates. So they formulated a plan.
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  • Titans’ Leroy Harris: Other than two sacks, I shut down J.J. Wa…

    Titans’ Leroy Harris: Other than two sacks, I shut down J.J. Watt

    Texans defensive end J.J. Watt had two sacks in Sunday’s win over the Titans, giving him a league-leading 7.5 on the season. Watt is playing so well that the Texans’ website is calling him an MVP candidate. But one of the Tennessee offensive linemen w
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  • Texans vs Titans quick hitter with OneTexFan

    Texans vs Titans quick hitter with OneTexFan

    chron.com Oct 1, 2012
    OneTexFan offered a recap and his takes on the Titans game. So a big thanks to you onetexfan!! ~ Crimedog In this past offseason there was mention of another NFL wannabee that could have been signed to replace or even back up good old reliable number 8.…
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  • Jake Locker, Santonio Holmes headline Week 4 injuries

    Jake Locker, Santonio Holmes headline Week 4 injuries

    yahoo.com Oct 1, 2012
    Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker re-injured his left (non-throwing) shoulder when he was hit by blitzing Houston Texans safety Glover Quin in the first quarter of the Texans' 38-14 win on Sunday. Locker suffered a dislocated shoulder in the 2012…
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  • Video - Are Texans or Falcons more complete? 02:03

    Are Texans or Falcons more complete?

    Oct 1
    Darren Sharper and Donovan McNabb discuss which undefeated team is more complete, and surprisingly, the two both agree on which team has it all.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Which 4-0 Team Will Most Likely Reach The Super Bowl... 01:16

    NFL Live OT: Which 4-0 Team Will Most Likely Reach The Super Bowl...

    Oct 1
    NFL Live breaks down the three 4-0 teams.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Diamond Studs 03:34

    Mint Condition: Diamond Studs

    Oct 1
    Michele Steele is joined by Panini hobby marketing manager Tracy Hackler to discuss diamond-embedded cards and other highlights of 2012 Panini Momentum Football.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Taking stock of the top stories in the season's first four gam…

    Oct 1
    The NFL at the quarter pole: strange days indeed. Cards and Vikings, a combined 7-1. Saints and Lions, a combined 1-7. Rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are plugging away, playing well, but the best rookie of the first quarter of th…
  • Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…

    Oct 1
    PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…
  • Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…

    Oct 1
    PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…