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Solomon: Thrown into fire, Texans CB Jackson emerging a better …

Solomon: Thrown into fire, Texans CB Jackson emerging a better player

chron.com Updated Oct 2, 2012
Kareem Jackson has come a long way from the turmoil of his rookie season.
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  • "TEWBOW AT QB," And More Fan Suggestions To Improve The Jets

    "TEWBOW AT QB," And More Fan Suggestions To Improve The Jets

    deadspin.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Jets are in trouble. Their last game against the 49ers was an embarrassing 34-0 rout. Mark Sanchez passed for 103 yards. The Jets' next game is Monday night against the Texans, and the team has to improve. So someone on the Jets' Facebook page came …
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  • Where they stand in key categories

    Where they stand in key categories

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    Here's our weekly look at where the teams of the AFC South stand in key categories. I generally consider third-down efficiency super important. And points, of course, tend to trump all. Movement of note: Houston's offense dropped from seventh to 14th, w…
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  • Cushing: Guards will struggle with Watt

    Cushing: Guards will struggle with Watt

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    Everyone is chiming in on J.J. Watt. Monday Brian Cushing took a turn on KBME in Houston with Charlie Pallilo. With Titans guard Leroy Harris saying after the Texans crushed the Titans that Watt was nothing special, Cushing said plenty of other guards w…
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  • Texans re-sign safety Nolan to replace injured Demps

    Texans re-sign safety Nolan to replace injured Demps

    chron.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Texans are going to re-sign safety Troy Nolan to replace the injured Quintin Demps.
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  • The disappearing Mario Williams

    The disappearing Mario Williams

    chron.com Oct 2, 2012
    Houston Texans fans have 100 million reasons to laugh about (or at) Mario Williams now. The defensive lineman left the Texans during the offseason and signed for a record $100 million contract with the Buffalo Bills. In four games this season, he has ni…
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  • Chat with John McClain about the Texans at 11:30 a.m.

    Chat with John McClain about the Texans at 11:30 a.m.

    chron.com Oct 2, 2012
    The General takes your questions about the unbeaten Texans.
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  • RTC: Expecting rest for Jake Locker

    RTC: Expecting rest for Jake Locker

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans Gary Kubiak is concerned about the Texans' run game and run defense, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. To which I say: He’s got to be concerned about something. But this team is good enough that bad days
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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 Oct 2, 2012
    Running game on each side of ball has Kubiak searching for answers 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. Jets coach Rex Ryan …
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  • Fourth-and-Short: A Tale of Two Quarterbacks

    Fourth-and-Short: A Tale of Two Quarterbacks

    grantland.com Oct 2, 2012
    After consecutive losses to the Falcons and Texans in Weeks 2 and 3, the buzzards began to surround Peyton Manning. His statistics — 7.1 yards p...
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: No ref's return as special as Corrente's; the future in LA; ma…

    Oct 2
    The voice of Tony Corrente was ebullient, as ebullient as a man who stared down his own mortality within the past few months and lived to tell about it.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 4

    Oct 2
    The NFL has given us plenty of sexy, big-name quarterback rivalries over the years.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 4

    Oct 2
    The NFL has given us plenty of sexy, big-name quarterback rivalries over the years.
  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make …

    Oct 2
    Taking stock at the quarter pole of the NFL's regular season, 10 teams are sitting pretty with winning records and at least three wins, while 10 others already are in trouble, with losing marks and no fewer than three losses. But what about the 12 teams…