AFC South News and Rumors
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- What’s the value of a guy who hasn’t played in five of his team’s seven games and ranks fourth among outside linebackers on a team getting minimal production from the position? The Titans are getting the Patriots' sixth-round pick in…Upvote Share Tweet
INDIANAPOLIS -- It was a year ago today that there was a lot of uneasiness inside the Indianapolis Colts organization after it become official that receiver Reggie Wayne’s season had ended because of a torn ACL. That’s because the Colts had no idea who …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 6 hours agoThe Browns have had a hard time stopping the run all season, including last Sunday when former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson went over 100 yards while helping the Jaguars to their first win of the season. It hasn’t helped that they’ve been missin…Upvote Share Tweet
Houston Texans handcuffed at QB with Ryan Fitzpatrick at helmyahoo.com 6 hours agoThe Houston Texans already have surpassed their 2013 win total. They've been a competitive 3-4 club, with three of the four losses coming by one score. They've done so with No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney having missed six straight games and more th…Upvote Share TweetA weekly look at what the Tennessee Titans must fix: To beat the Houston Texans Sunday at LP Field, the Tennessee Titans need to keep their offense in situations that need 10 yards or fewer to sustain a drive. In the loss at the Washington Redskins, the…Upvote Share Tweet
The Film Don't Lie: ColtsESPN.com 7 hours agoA weekly look at what the Indianapolis Colts must fix: The Pittsburgh Steelers proved on Monday that they can take advantage of an opponent’s mistakes to come back from a double-digit deficit when they fell behind 10-0 to the Houston Texans and came bac…Upvote Share Tweet
The Film Don't Lie: JaguarsESPN.com 7 hours agoA weekly look at what the Jaguars must fix: Playing a rookie quarterback means dealing with a lot of mistakes as he goes through the learning process, but the Jacksonville Jaguars need Blake Bortles to start cutting down on his interceptions beginning w…Upvote Share Tweet
Troy Polamalu's ill-timed leap could have ended up hurting Steelersyahoo.com 8 hours agoTroy Polamalu has been a great player in the NFL. Few players are more synonymous with the Pittsburgh Steelers. But, Troy, we beg of you: Can the leap. As the Steelers were protecting a two-touchdown lead in the final two minutes of Monday night's victo…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoThe Giants have lost their last two games in fairly convincing fashion, but that’s not shaking defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul’s confidence in what the team can achieve this season. Pierre-Paul has looked at the Giants’ schedule — they host the Colts, t…Upvote Share Tweet
Greg Toler and Vontae Davis' brotherhood goes back to their hometownESPN.com 11 hours agoINDIANAPOLIS – Vontae Davis and Greg Toler's relationship goes beyond them being the Indianapolis Colts’ starting cornerbacks. It started when the two grew up in the same area in Washington D.C. Toler competed against Davis’ older brother, San Francisco…Upvote Share Tweet
Hue Jackson says getting shut out falls on himprofootballtalk.com 11 hours agoThe Bengals gained 135 yards on offense against the Colts last Sunday, the franchise’s lowest total in a game contested by the first string since the perfect storm that pitted a Bengals team quarterbacked by Akili Smith against the 2000 Ravens defense. …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoThe Bengals could have certainly used A.J. Green last week, as they were shut out by the Colts. But they may be closer to getting him back. According to Coley Harvey of ESPN.com, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said Green has “made a lot of progress.” It was…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 14 hours agoBrett Keisel saw the ball drop into his 36-year-old hands, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end started chugging toward the end zone.Upvote Share Tweet
How the Texans got buried to end the second quarterESPN.com 15 hours agoPITTSBURGH -- When did the 21-point deluge at the end of the first half start? Depends whom you ask, but the result was three touchdowns in just over a minute and a half, which sparked the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 30-23 victory over the Houston Texans. …Upvote Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- You don't have to hang around Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien long to know he has a fiery, emotional personality. That comes through after losses, but never more clearly than it did after the Texans' 30-23 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers…Upvote Share Tweet
Game Balls: Houston at PittsburghOct 21Steelers DE Brett Keisel gets a game ball from Scott Brown after igniting a second-quarter surge with a QB pressure and pick. Texans reporter Tania Ganguli's game ball goes to Shane Lechler, whose punts averaged 45 yards, including one downed at the
Steelers Trick Play For The TDOct 20On first-and-goal, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger pitches the ball to Antonio Brown, who throws the ball to Lance Moore for the touchdown.
J.J. Watt's First Sack Of The GameOct 20Texans DE J.J. Watt sacked Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in the second quarter.
Roethlisberg Connects For TDOct 20Steelers QB Ben Rothlisberger finds Martavis Bryant open in the end zone versus the Texans.
The Week 7 MailbagOct 21Many of you wrote in Monday to ask about the fumble at the end of Rams-Seahawks, the miscue that infuriated Seattle and had a huge effect on the outcome of the game, a 28-26 St. Louis victory. I spoke to the NFL officiating czar, Dean Blandino, on Monda…
Behind the HOF’s New Contributor CommitteeOct 21A little inside football this morning. Tonight in Washington D.C., nine members of the new Pro Football Hall of Fame Contributor Selection Committee will gather at a hotel. On Wednesday, they will meet to select two candidates for the Hall’s Class of 20…
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At 38, Peyton Manning’s Prime is Right NowOct 20In the Denver locker room Sunday night, after his 246th NFL regular-season game, Peyton Manning asked, “Where’s Demaryius?” Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, someone said, was on his way out to the field to do an interview with NBC. “We gotta get him back…