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Colts lose RB Donald Brown for the season

Colts lose RB Donald Brown for the season

indystar.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 11, 2012
The Indianapolis Colts are limping into their showdown at Houston on Sunday.
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  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 14

    Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 14

    CNNSI.com Dec 11, 2012
    Seattle is a great place to play if you want to grab a double latte or a Pyramid IPA. It's not a great place to play if you want to grab coast-to-coast NFL headlines.
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  • Tagliabue’s ruling suggests Saints were targeting Peyton Mannin…

    Tagliabue’s ruling suggests Saints were targeting Peyton Manning, too

    profootballtalk.com Dec 11, 2012
    The bounty case has only ever mentioned two quarterbacks whom the Saints faced on their early 2010 run to the Super Bowl:  former Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner and former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre.  Though common sense suggests that the team”
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  • Breaking down the Colts playoff picture

    Breaking down the Colts playoff picture

    indystar.com Dec 11, 2012
    The quick and easy version is this: the Indianapolis Colts (9-4) will clinch a playoff spot by winning at Houston (11-2) on Sunday. If you're interested in the other combinations of circumstances that could occur Sunday to deliver the Colts to the posts…
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  • Houston's clinching scenarios

    Houston's clinching scenarios

    ESPN.com Dec 11, 2012
    The Texans have already clinched a playoff spot. They clinch more Sunday when they host the Colts if this stuff happens. Houston clinches AFC South division with: 1) HOU win Houston clinches a first-round bye with: 1) HOU win + NE loss or tie + DEN loss
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  • Texans, Ravens, 49ers, Packers can clinch divisions this week

    Texans, Ravens, 49ers, Packers can clinch divisions this week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 11, 2012
    Two of the NFL’s eight division titles have already been clinched. By Sunday night, that number could grow to six. The Texans, Ravens and Packers all clinch their divisions if they win on Sunday, while the 49ers will clinch the NFC West if they win and
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  • Paper Tigers: The Texans and Falcons look likely for the No. 1 …

    Paper Tigers: The Texans and Falcons look likely for the No. 1 …

    CNNSI.com Dec 11, 2012
    The Texans and Falcons look likely for the No. 1 seeds, but is anyone scared? Both teams look vulnerable, Peter King writes, and having home-field isn't all it's cracked up to be.
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  • Cops: Valet lifts Wayne's car, arrested for DWI

    Cops: Valet lifts Wayne's car, arrested for DWI

    An Indianapolis hotel valet faces drunken driving charges for allegedly taking Colts receiver Reggie Wayne's luxury car from the hotel and driving it while intoxicated.
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  • Awards Watch: Who's new OPOY favorite?

    Awards Watch: Who's new OPOY favorite?

    CNNSI.com Dec 11, 2012
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
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  • 5 storylines as the Colts prepare to face the Texans

    5 storylines as the Colts prepare to face the Texans

    indystar.com Dec 11, 2012
    Who would have thought the Indianapolis Colts, one season removed from a 2-14 record, would control their own AFC South destiny with three games to play?
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  • Peter King: Texans, Falcons ugly losses give Super Bowl race wi…

    Peter King: Texans, Falcons ugly losses give Super Bowl race wide-open feel

    CNNSI.com Dec 11, 2012
    Not too excited about the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, are you, in the wake of bad losses by the Falcons and Texans in Week 14? There's a reason. Atlanta and Houston are clearly vulnerable entering the last three weeks of the regular season.
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  • Luck play wasn’t reversed because referee didn’t see conclusive…

    Luck play wasn’t reversed because referee didn’t see conclusive video

    profootballtalk.com Dec 11, 2012
    Sunday’s game between the Titans and Colts, during which Tennessee owner Bud Adams apparently opted for an end-zone suite, featured a controversial call that became less problematic after the home team won. For a while, though, it appeared that the clea
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  • Don Banks: AFC-leading Texans make poor statement in blowout lo…

    Don Banks: AFC-leading Texans make poor statement in blowout loss to Pats

    CNNSI.com Dec 11, 2012
    The Texans made the wrong kind of statement in a 42-14 drubbing by the Patriots. Houston might still claim the AFC's top seed, says Don Banks, but Monday proved who's the real No. 1.
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    Dec 11
    In vacating the 31 games' worth of player suspensions and fines handed to four players over the Saints' bounty sanctions, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue today, in effect, slammed the Saints' coaching staff and organization for the existence of a…
  • Peter King: Texans, Falcons ugly losses give Super Bowl race wide-open fee…

    Dec 11
    Not too excited about the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, are you, in the wake of bad losses by the Falcons and Texans in Week 14? There's a reason. Atlanta and Houston are clearly vulnerable entering the last three weeks of the regular season.