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Arian Foster inactive for second straight game for Texans

Arian Foster inactive for second straight game for Texans

profootballtalk.com Updated 48 minutes ago
If the Texans are going to continue their unlikely push for a playoff spot today, they’re going to have to do it without Arian Foster. The running back won’t play today because of a groin injury, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. He di…
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  • Steelers essentially rewarded Blount for quitting on team

    Steelers essentially rewarded Blount for quitting on team

    Six days ago, running back LeGarrette Blount was preparing to face the Titans as a member of the Steelers. Now, he’s preparing to face the Lions as a member of the Patriots. The transition happened after Blount quit on the Steelers, was cut by the Steel…
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  • Bengals-Texans game carries significant playoff implications

    Bengals-Texans game carries significant playoff implications

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    There may be no game on today’s schedule that has a great chance of affecting both teams’ chances of making the playoffs than the Bengals-Texans game that will kick off in Houston at 1 p.m. Eastern. At the moment, the Bengals are in first place in the A…
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  • DeAndre Hopkins' Favorite 4th-Grade Memory? Eating Pudding In C…

    DeAndre Hopkins' Favorite 4th-Grade Memory? Eating Pudding In Class

    deadspin.com 20 hours ago
    The pictures in this post come to us from a tipster, whose fiancée went to elementary school in Clemson, South Carolina with Houston Texans wideout DeAndre Hopkins. Like many kids, Hopkins aspired to be a professional athlete. Unlike most kid, he actual…
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  • Colts cut return man Griff Whalen, sign RB Zurlon Tipton

    Colts cut return man Griff Whalen, sign RB Zurlon Tipton

    profootballtalk.com 24 hours ago
    Colts return man Griff Whalen’s latest mistake was his last in Indianapolis. Whalen was part of the odd botched kickoff return that easily could have been a safety on Sunday against the Patriots. The Colts signed veteran return man Josh Cribbs this week…
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  • Rob Gronkowski fined $8,268 for bouncer move

    Rob Gronkowski fined $8,268 for bouncer move

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Rob Gronkowski is going to have to work a lot of weekends as a bouncer to make up for this one. The league office tells PFT that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was fined $8,268 for unnecessary roughness during last week’s game against the Colts. The …
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  • Aaron Colvin eager for long-awaited debut

    Aaron Colvin eager for long-awaited debut

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- At some point on Sunday, Aaron Colvin will begin his professional football career. He’s not sure when he’s going to get on the field against the Indianapolis Colts. It could come in the first quarter. It could be in the second half…
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  • Texans list Arian Foster as questionable for second straight we…

    Texans list Arian Foster as questionable for second straight week

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    HOUSTON -- Although Texans running back Arian Foster practiced on Wednesday, he reverted back to not practicing the rest of the week. The Texans have listed Foster as questionable on their injury report. Coach Bill O'Brien said this week that Foster wou…
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  • Colts rule out Dwayne Allen and Gosder Cherilus

    Colts rule out Dwayne Allen and Gosder Cherilus

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    The Colts will face the Jaguars on Sunday without two players who have caught 13 of the 28 touchdown passes that Andrew Luck has thrown this season. Running back Ahmad Bradshaw won’t play again this season after fracturing his fibula against the Patriot…
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  • Delanie Walker's return should bolster Titans

    Delanie Walker's return should bolster Titans

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Titans will get their top weapon back Sunday. Tight end Delanie Walker, who leads the team in receiving yardage, has been cleared to return from the concussion he suffered in Baltimore on Nov. 9. He’s officially listed a…
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  • Jaguars doing linebacker shuffle again

    Jaguars doing linebacker shuffle again

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars are shuffling the linebackers -- again. This time it includes something the Jaguars have not yet tried this season: moving weakside linebacker Geno Hayes to the Otto spot. The Otto, which replaces the stron…
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  • Zach Mettenberger has a feel for the importance of good body la…

    Zach Mettenberger has a feel for the importance of good body language

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- On a bad, struggling team with a young, inexperienced quarterback, that quarterback is going to draw a great deal of attention. If he shows good signs, he provides the one positive thing that team can have: Hope for the future. Throu…
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  • RTC: It's white the rest of the way for Titans

    RTC: It's white the rest of the way for Titans

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans… Five questions the Titans need to answer the rest of the way, including whether the underwhelming run game can show promise. From Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. Outside linebacker Derrick Morgan was limited Th…
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  • RTC: Jaguars eagerly await Marcedes Lewis' return

    RTC: Jaguars eagerly await Marcedes Lewis' return

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Reading the coverage of the Jacksonville Jaguars ... The Jaguars are eagerly anticipating tight end Marcedes Lewis' return on Sunday, writes the Florida Times-Union's Hays Carlyon. The 6-foot-6, 272-pound Lewis will help in the run…
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  • Blackmon pleads no contest to pot charge

    Blackmon pleads no contest to pot charge

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    Suspended Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon pleaded no contest to misdemeanor marijuana possession in Oklahoma.
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  • Falcons sign James Anderson

    Falcons sign James Anderson

    profootballtalk.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    The Falcons placed running back Antone Smith on injured reserve earlier this week, but they didn’t fill his roster spot with another running back. They announced Thursday that they have signed linebacker James Anderson, who was a member of the Titans un…
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  • Jaguars' future is 'All About That Blake'

    Jaguars' future is 'All About That Blake'

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The success of the Jacksonville Jaguars over the next several seasons largely depends on the development of rookie quarterback Blake Bortles. If Bortles cleans up his fundamentals, limits his mistakes, and adjusts to the speed of t…
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  • Stat of the Week: Denard Robinson among league's best

    Stat of the Week: Denard Robinson among league's best

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    Every Thursday I’ll present an interesting (to me, anyway) stat, break it down, and try to provide some context heading into the game the following weekend. Robinson among league’s best Denard Robinson has certainly energized the Jacksonville Jaguars’ r…
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  • Report: Colts, Cardinals also tried to claim Ben Tate

    Report: Colts, Cardinals also tried to claim Ben Tate

    profootballtalk.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    The Vikings landed running back Ben Tate on waivers Wednesday to bolster their backfield with Matt Asiata and Jerick McKinnon both missing practice because of injuries this week, but they weren’t the only ones reportedly interested in bringing the forme…
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  • Former LSU RBs, Jeremy Hill and Alfred Blue, impressed in place…

    Former LSU RBs, Jeremy Hill and Alfred Blue, impressed in place of starters

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    This weekend, two former LSU teammates will have to fade back into the background to some degree. Alfred Blue and Jeremy Hill were productive for their NFL teams in the absence of their starting running backs. In a way, they were uniquely suited for it.…
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  • Todd Haley: We’ll give Le’Veon Bell all that he can take

    Todd Haley: We’ll give Le’Veon Bell all that he can take

    profootballtalk.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    The Steelers gave running back Le’Veon Bell 33 carries against the Titans last Monday night, a decision that LeGarrette Blount found distasteful enough that he left the team’s bench before the game was over. That early exit led to Blount’s permanent exi…
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  • Bengals vs. Texans preview

    Bengals vs. Texans preview

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: NRG Stadium, Houston TV: CBS The Cincinnati Bengals hold a special place in Houston Texans' lore. The Texans, who have been around since only 2002, have had some of their most memorable moments against the Cincinnati Benga…
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  • Colts expect Arthur Jones back this week

    Colts expect Arthur Jones back this week

    profootballtalk.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    The Patriots used Jonas Gray as a battering ram to great effect last Sunday night, continually ramming him into the center of the Colts defensive line and watching as he pushed through for 201 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-20 victory. New England ro…
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  • Video - 'NFL Total Access': Week 12 Make Your Case 04:08

    'NFL Total Access': Week 12 Make Your Case

    Nov 22
    NFL Media's Jamie Dukes and Heath Evans make their case for how certain underdogs can defeat all odds and come away with a win in Week 12.
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    Challenge Flags: Week 12

    Nov 21
    NFL Live OT: Find out why Robert Griffin III, the Colts and the citizens of Detroit deserve the guys' Week 12 challenge flags.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans 04:01

    'Playbook': Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans

    Nov 21
    The "Playbook Primetime" crew previews the Cincinnati Bengals' Week 12 matchup against the Houston Texans.
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    'Playbook': Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Indianapolis Colts

    Nov 21
    The "Playbook" crew breaks down the Week 12 matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Indianapolis Colts.

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