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J.J. Watt lines up against kids from Newtown

J.J. Watt lines up against kids from Newtown

yahoo.com Updated Dec 28, 2012
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is two sacks shy of the NFL's single-season record. He will get a chance to break the record held by Michael Strahan on Sunday as he  faces the Indianapolis Colts, but first, Watt took time to hang out with the kid…
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  • Colts TE Dwayne Allen used $10 bill to turn his life around

    Colts TE Dwayne Allen used $10 bill to turn his life around

    indystar.com Dec 28, 2012
    Dwayne Allen wasn't a bad kid, just one drifting in the wrong direction. In practical terms, he had no father. Allen had spent his middle school years in alternative school in Fayetteville, N.C. There were no sports, only brushes with authority and occa…
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  • ESPN panel picks NFL executive of the year

    ESPN panel picks NFL executive of the year

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    The Colts have legitimate candidates for two of the big awards handed out by the Associated Press: Chuck Pagano/Bruce Arians for coach of the year and Andrew Luck for offensive rookie of the year. AP doesn’t name an executive of the year. The Sporting N
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  • Final Word: AFC South

    Final Word: AFC South

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 17: Playing at Indianapolis: The Houston Texans have never won in Indianapolis. They are 0-10 all time on the road against the Indianapolis Colts. That’s tied for the most road losses against an opponent without a wi
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  • Colts' Luck, Redskins' RGIII, Seahawks' Wilson make case for RO…

    Colts' Luck, Redskins' RGIII, Seahawks' Wilson make case for ROY

    indystar.com Dec 28, 2012
    Everybody has been talking about NFL Rookie of the Year, seemingly before the Colts' Andrew Luck, Redskins' Robert Griffin III and Seahawks' Russell Wilson had done anything yet.
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  • All On The Line: The Redskins offense is designed to mitigate a…

    All On The Line: The Redskins offense is designed to mitigate a go…

    CNNSI.com Dec 28, 2012
    The Redskins offense is designed to mitigate a good pass rush. And with DeMarcus Ware dinged up, the Cowboys' playoff hopes could come down to Tony Romo, writes Peter King.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts 05:13

    'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts

    Dec 28
    How will Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano's return affect his team? The "Playbook" guys look at this AFC matchup and discuss how Colts QB Andrew Luck can exploit the Texans' struggling defense.
  • Video - 'Tools for Victory': Indianapolis Colts own the Houston Texans 03:17

    'Tools for Victory': Indianapolis Colts own the Houston Texans

    Dec 28
    Brian Baldinger and Sterling Sharpe break down the Indianapolis Colts' success against the Houston Texans, which is thanks in part to defensive ends Robert Mathis and Dwight Freeney.

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  • Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17

    Dec 28
    In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
  • NFL - John Clayton's five most cherished NFL records

    Dec 28
    Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy powers through a damaged laptop to make his Week 17 picks

    Dec 28
    The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.