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Texans’ Schaub to tune out criticism, ‘cut it loose’ against 49…

Texans’ Schaub to tune out criticism, ‘cut it loose’ against 49ers

chron.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated Oct 2, 2013
Quarterback Matt Schaub had a message for the fan who paid $200 to buy his jersey just to set it on fire after Sunday’s 23-20 overtime loss to Seattle. Schaub was booed unmercifully at Reliant Stadium after having an interception returned for a touchdow…
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  • Overtime penalty on Kareem Jackson came from new category of “u…

    Overtime penalty on Kareem Jackson came from new category of “unnecessary roughness”

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013
    During overtime of Sunday’s game between the Seahawks and Texans, a 15-yard penalty on Houston cornerback Kareem Jackson helped fuel the game-winning drive for Seattle. The flag came after Jackson slammed Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin to the ground. Te…
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  • Texans’ Duane Brown expects to play vs. 49ers

    Texans’ Duane Brown expects to play vs. 49ers

    chron.com Oct 2, 2013
    Texans left tackle Duane Brown said he expects to play Sunday night in San Francisco against the 49ers. Brown went through a light practice Wednesday and is still considered day-to-day. He’s made significant progress since injuring his toe Week 2 agains…
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  • 49ers’ Donte Whitner plans to change last name to Hitner

    49ers’ Donte Whitner plans to change last name to Hitner

    chron.com Oct 2, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers defensive back Donte Whitner said Wednesday he’s put in paperwork to legally change his name to “Donte Hitner.” A 49ers public relations official confirmed the action via Twitter while Whitner was speaking with local Texans media. Wh…
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  • Texans’ Sharpton fined for horse-collar tackle vs. Seahawks

    Texans’ Sharpton fined for horse-collar tackle vs. Seahawks

    chron.com Oct 2, 2013
    Linebacker Darryl Sharpton was fined by the NFL for a horse-collar tackle during an overtime home loss to the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday, Texans coach Gary Kubiak said. Sharpton was penalized during Seattle’s first OT possession, after tackling Seahaw…
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  • Texans’ Cushing, Brown participate in light practice

    Texans’ Cushing, Brown participate in light practice

    chron.com ESPN.com Oct 2, 2013
    Linebacker Brian Cushing and left tackle Duane Brown participated in a light practice Wednesday, coach Gary Kubiak said. Brown (turf toe) continues to make progress but is still day-to-day. “Duane did everything,” Kubiak said. “We were pretty light. … B…
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  • J.J. Watt cut may lead NFL to adopt a blood rule

    J.J. Watt cut may lead NFL to adopt a blood rule

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013
    The NFL does not have a rule requiring players to leave the game when they’re bleeding. That may change soon. Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt continued playing as blood gushed out of the bridge of his nose on Sunday, and former NFL head of officiatin…
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  • Texans vs Seahawks Chat @ 11!

    Texans vs Seahawks Chat @ 11!

    chron.com Oct 2, 2013
    Click Here to open the chatbox window and join in the fun!!
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  • Video - 'Sound FX' : Best of Brian Cushing 04:18

    'Sound FX' : Best of Brian Cushing

    Oct 2
    Take a look at some of the best wired sound of Houston Texans linebacker Houston Texans Brian Cushing during Week 4's game against the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Video - Matt Schaub Pick-Six Burger 02:05

    Matt Schaub Pick-Six Burger

    Oct 2
    Mike and Mike discuss a Houston restaurant's Matt Schaub Special burger, for which you pick six toppings.

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