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2012 NFL Week Five Preview — Houston at New York Jets

2012 NFL Week Five Preview — Houston at New York Jets

texansgab.com Updated Oct 4, 2012
There is panic in the Big Apple over the Jets, and we’re only four weeks into the NFL season. The Jets have been an up and down team to this point, winning two and losing two, but there is major concern as they get set to host beat J.J.Watt and the Hous
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  • Ben Tate’s status is undecided for Monday night

    Ben Tate’s status is undecided for Monday night

    As the Texans prepare to become the second straight opponent to apply the “ground and pound” to the Jets on their own turf, running back Ben Tate may not be available for grounding and/or pounding. Tate missed practice on Thursday with a toe injury. 
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  • The Texans and the return of MNF — “It’s a Trap”….guest entry …

    The Texans and the return of MNF — “It’s a Trap”….guest entry by Dan P.

    chron.com Oct 4, 2012
    Dan P., a popular contributor and avid fan of both this blog and the Texans, has offered a preview of the Texans vs Jets game. Enjoy! ~ Crimedog Ps. I won’t spoil it for you and tell you what his score prediction is “It’s a Trap” — The Texans an
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  • J.J. Watt named AFC defensive player of the month

    J.J. Watt named AFC defensive player of the month

    The defensive end is the first Texans player to have more than one sack in four consecutive games.
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  • Mario not so ‘super’ since leaving Texans

    Mario not so ‘super’ since leaving Texans

    chron.com Oct 4, 2012
    High-priced defensive end Mario Williams is feeling the heat more than he’s been applying it four games into his first season with the Buffalo Bills.
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  • Texans: More offense or defense?

    Texans: More offense or defense?

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    Which unit is more responsible for Houston’s 4-0 start, the offense or defense? ESPN Stats & Info argues both sides of the question. Writes Michael Bonzagni: “The Texans are second in the league in time of possession (35:32) because the defense gets o
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  • Unofficial plans for Texans fans going to MNF Jets game

    Unofficial plans for Texans fans going to MNF Jets game

    chron.com Oct 4, 2012
    You going to see the Jets in person? Lucky you. I wish I were going, but I want those who are to have a good, safe time. I didn’t make these unofficial plans but am passing them along. If you are going, please bookmark this, and I will update it with...
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  • RTC: Freeney on track to come back

    RTC: Freeney on track to come back

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans Matt Schaub knows the Texans offense, has a feel for his line and his receivers and is off to the best start of his career, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Gary Kubiak needs to slow his roll with Arian…
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  • At Reliant or on the road, Schaub is serving up success

    At Reliant or on the road, Schaub is serving up success

    chron.com Oct 4, 2012
    Texans quarterback Matt Schaub is off to the best start of his career.
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  • Video - NFL Live OT: Monday Night Football Preview 01:52

    NFL Live OT: Monday Night Football Preview

    Oct 4
    NFL Live OT looks ahead to Texans vs. Jets.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Jets 00:41

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Texans-Jets

    Oct 4
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Houston at the New York Jets
  • Video - Preview: Houston Texans vs. New York Jets 03:39

    Preview: Houston Texans vs. New York Jets

    Oct 4
    NFL Films previews the Week 5 matchup between the Houston Texans and the New York Jets.

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