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profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 19, 2013
The news that the NFL’s Competition Committee is looking at the rules governing low blocks on defensive players made us think about Texans linebacker Brian Cushing, who was lost for the season due to an ACL tear suffered on just such a block. Cushing waUpvote Share Tweet
Competition Committee seeking players’ input on low block rulesprofootballtalk.com Feb 19, 2013The NFL’s Competition Committee is asking for players’ input as it considers revising the rules about low blocks. Falcons President and NFL Competition Committee Chairman Rich McKay told Ian Rapoport of NFL Network that Packers defensive tackle Ryan PUpvote Share Tweet
How Titans needs line up with draft talentNo team in the AFC South has needs that align with the strengths of the draft any better than the Tennessee Titans. Mike Munchak’s team needs help on the interior line, off the edge in the pass rush and at strong safety. Those positions are widely ratedUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 19, 2013The Bears' defense was its strength in 2012. It's the team's biggest liability in 2013. The new Monsters of the Midway are getting old, and they need help, Dennis Dillon writes.Upvote Share Tweet
RTC: Texans not negotiating, yetReading the coverage ... Houston Texans The Texans are not yet negotiating with any of their free-agents to be, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. Considering the occasions when Arian Foster split out wide leaving the Texans with an empty back…Upvote Share Tweet
Considering Blaine Gabbert's age, statusWhen the Jaguars' new quarterbacks coach, Frank Scelfo, recently talked of how Blaine Gabbert would rank in the 2013 draft, some shrugged it off as spin. But Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth considers the idea that Gabbert’s age means he could actually beUpvote Share Tweet
AFC South forecastFeb 19Is Matt Schaub ready to lead the Houston Texans to the Super Bowl? Darren Sharper and Shaun O'Hara discuss all the hot topics in the AFC South.
Peter King: Free agency this year loaded with talent, not big spenders; ma…Feb 19Although there are four teams with more than $30 million in cap room with the dawn of free agency two weeks away, I expect this to be a stingy season for one of the best free agent classes ever.