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Texans place Darryl Sharpton on injured reserve

Texans place Darryl Sharpton on injured reserve

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 1, 2013
The Texans are down a linebacker for their playoff game against the Bengals. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that Darryl Sharpton is done for the season as a result of a hip injury. Sharpton was injured in Sunday’s loss to the Colts, an in
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  • Colts rookie WR T.Y. Hilton: Little man, big plays

    Colts rookie WR T.Y. Hilton: Little man, big plays

    indystar.com Jan 1, 2013
    T.Y. Hilton called the 70-yard fourth-quarter touchdown catch with which he helped the Indianapolis Colts put away the Houston Texans on Sunday "the backbreaker." It also was a most appropriate punctuation to a splendid rookie regular season.
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  • RTC: Colts' inexperience not a concern

    RTC: Colts' inexperience not a concern

    ESPN.com Jan 1, 2013
    Happy New Year! We're reading the coverage: Houston Texans If you have to crawl before you walk, then the Texans are perfectly positioned, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Brooks Reed is "touch-and-go” with his groin injury according to…
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  • Polian won’t be the next Chiefs G.M.

    Polian won’t be the next Chiefs G.M.

    profootballtalk.com Jan 1, 2013
    In recent weeks, former Bills, Panthers, and Colts G.M. Bill Polian has been linked in various rumors and speculation to the G.M. position in Kansas City, if/when it becomes open. Of course, it’s not yet open.  It possibly will be, if owner Clark Hunt
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  • Manning, Peterson and the Major N.F.L. Awards

    Manning, Peterson and the Major N.F.L. Awards

    nytimes.com Jan 1, 2013
    Adrian Peterson, with his 2,097 rushing yards, deserves to win the offensive player of the year award, while Peyton Manning should be named M.V.P. for this season.
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  • Former Colts guard Lilja retires

    Former Colts guard Lilja retires

    indystar.com Jan 1, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs veteran offensive lineman Ryan Lilja, who helped block for Peyton Manning during the Indianapolis Colts' Super Bowl-winning 2006 season, announced his retirement today.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Rams started their rebuilding effort the right way in 2012; ma…

    Jan 1
    On Black New Year's Day, as 11 NFL teams try to figure out what to do with either their organization, GM, coach, coaching staffs -- or all of them -- I bring you my Smart Team of the Year: the St. Louis Rams.
  • Jim Trotter: Seahawks defense short on marquee names, but not superstar pl…

    Jan 1
    There were 53 cornerbacks selected in the 2011 NFL draft, and Richard Sherman wasn't among the first 33 chosen. If you think that doesn't grate on him, then you don't know Sherman, who was taken in the fifth round by the Seattle Seahawks.