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AFC South News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
Colts coach Chuck Pagano is finished with chemotherapy and eyeing a return to the sideline at the end of the season. Pagano, who has missed most of the season while being treated for leukemia, had his final chemotherapy treatment today. His doctor told …Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots are dealing with another injury.Share TweetThe Jaguars waived linebacker Clint Session today, ending an expensive case of bad luck for both sides. According to John Oehser of the team’s official website, they waived Session and tight end Maurice Stovall. Session signed a five-year, $29 million cShare TweetChristmas came early for 12 children in Houston today, when they were treated to Toys R Us shopping sprees courtesy of Texans receiver Andre Johnson. At an annual Christmas event organized by the Andre Johnson Charitable Foundation, the kids were given …Share Tweet
Where they stand in key categoriesHere's our weekly look at where the teams of the AFC South stand in key categories. I generally consider third-down efficiency super important. And points, of course, tend to trump all. A few notes on movement: The Texans gained two spots in third-down …Share TweetApparently, Stanford Routt saw enough in Houston, and the Texans saw enough from Stanford Routt. Cancelling a planned trip to Pittsburgh for another workout tomorrow, Routt has signed with the Texans, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. …Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012Every loss matters at this point, even for those safely in the playoff field. For two teams, Week 13 defeats could prove especially costly as the postseason nears, Don Banks writes.Share TweetLions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will not be fined for a hit on Colts offensive lineman Winston Justice that caused a concussion on Sunday. The NFL has reviewed the play and determined that Suh delivered a legal block to Justice after a Detroit inte…Share TweetYou’ve heard the chatter by the sports pundits and on the talk shows. Heck, you might even have heard it here. So, are the knee-jerk reactions about your team based in reality? Our NFL bloggers weigh in.Share TweetTexans DE J.J. Watt dishes on why his season has been so successful, the impact of Brian Cushing's absence, getting ready to face Tom Brady and the Patriots and more. Hear his appearance with Mike and Mike this morning here.Share Tweet
Colts vs. Titans: 5 storylines to watchindystar.com Dec 4, 2012They're AFC South rivals headed in different directions. The Indianapolis Colts have won six of their past seven games to surge to 8-4.Share TweetRex Ryan is being coy about who he’ll play at quarterback for the Jets on Sunday in Jacksonville He could go back to Mark Sanchez. He could stick with Greg McElroy, who won Sunday against Arizona in relief. Or he could turn to Tim Tebow, who’s recoverShare Tweetnytimes.com Dec 4, 2012You're not supposed to be able to replace a Hall of Fame quarterback with another star. But Andrew Luck is making it look easy.Share TweetHot off the presses from the league offices, clinching scenarios for the Texans this weekend... Houston clinches AFC South division with: 1) HOU win + IND loss or tie OR 2) HOU tie + IND loss Houston clinches a first-round bye with: 1) HOU win + IND los…Share Tweet
On the air: Week 14 broadcast crewsHere’s who you’ll be hearing if you watch an AFC South game this week: Tennessee at Indianapolis, CBS, 1 p.m. ET -- Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts N.Y. Jets at Jacksonville, CBS, 1 p.m. ET -- Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots Houston at New England, ESPN, Monday, 8Share TweetThe Titans are still fuming about what they felt was a cheap shot by Houston Texans defensive tackle Antonio Smith on guard Fernando Velasco during Tennessee's final offensive play of the game.Share Tweet
Mayo: 'We're Just Focused On This One'Dec 4Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo joins Mike and Mike in the Morning to discuss their upcoming game against the Houston Texans.
Drive of the Week: Luck does it againDec 4Watch Andrew Luck engineer his 5th game-winning drive this season as Brian Baldinger analyzes his latest comeback vs. the Detroit Lions.
Blogger Blitz: QB ComparisonDec 4AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky takes a look at the young quarterbacks in the division
Blogger Blitz: Texans vs. PatriotsDec 4AFC East blogger James Walker delivers the key to the week 14 Monday Night matchup between the Texans and the Patriots