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Reggie Bush hopes to rebound from first career benching

Reggie Bush hopes to rebound from first career benching

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 13, 2012
Dolphins running back Reggie Bush won’t have much time to sulk about being benched after fumbling during Sunday’s loss to the Titans. His team plays Thursday night against the Bills. For Bush, the development was unprecedented.  “I’ve never been
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  • Blogger Blitz: A Twitter question

    Blogger Blitz: A Twitter question

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    Paul Kuharsky answers a question about newcomers who've surpassed expectations and others who've disappointed around the AFC South in this week's Blogger Blitz.
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  • After Cutler’s concussion, NFLPA renews its call for independen…

    After Cutler’s concussion, NFLPA renews its call for independent specialists

    yahoo.com Nov 13, 2012
    While the NFL's concussion protocol is supposed to be set in stone, it doesn't always appear to be so on gameday. This was never more apparent than in the Houston Texans' 1-6 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday night. With 2:56 left in the first half, …
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  • Where they stand in key categories

    Where they stand in key categories

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    Here'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. Some moves of note: Houston dropped seven spots in pass offense, fi…
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  • Bears make it official with Josh McCown

    Bears make it official with Josh McCown

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    As expected, the Bears have brought back quarterback Josh McCown to serve as a third quarterback on the team’s 53-man roster. The team hasn’t made any determination about Jay Cutler’s status for this week’s game after he suffered a concussion agai
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  • Where major awards races stand after W10

    Where major awards races stand after W10

    CNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012
    Breaking down league's major awards races after Week 10
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  • Colts give Arians credit for surprising success

    Colts give Arians credit for surprising success

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    Talk to anyone in the Colts locker room, and they'll tell you interim coach Bruce Arians is a major part in Indianapolis' stunning turnaround. Maybe the biggest contributor of all.
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  • NFL: Week 10 knee-jerk reactions

    NFL: Week 10 knee-jerk reactions

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    You’ve heard the chatter by the sports pundits and on the talk shows. Heck, you may have even heard it here. So are the knee-jerk reactions about your team based in reality? Our NFL bloggers weigh in.
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  • Brian Urlacher and Danieal Manning defend their handshake again…

    Brian Urlacher and Danieal Manning defend their handshake against non-existent criticism

    yahoo.com Nov 13, 2012
    Early in the first quarter of the Chicago Bears' loss to the Houston Texans, former Bear Danieal Manning made a game-changing play. He hit tight end Kellen Davis, forcing a fumble that was returned 32 yards. It was a great play by Manning, who played fo…
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  • Mike Munchak raves about Jake Locker

    Mike Munchak raves about Jake Locker

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    Tennessee coach Mike Munchak’s chat on "Mike & Mike in the Morning" Tuesday included some good stuff on owner Bud Adams’ call out of the team after the Titans' loss to the Bears and the big bounce-back win in Miami. The Titans coach talked about how b
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  • On the air: Week 11 broadcast crews

    On the air: Week 11 broadcast crews

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    Here’s who you’ll be hearing if you watch an AFC South game this week: Jacksonville at Houston, CBS, 1 p.m. ET -- Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker Indianapolis at New England, CBS, 4:25 ET -- Jim Nantz, Phil Simms Tennessee has a bye. Here's the page where
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  • RTC: Pagano gives Colts a purpose

    RTC: Pagano gives Colts a purpose

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans “And now, for their encore performance, the Texans need to crush the Jacksonville Jaguars like a June bug under a bulldozer,” writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, looking ahead to Jaguars-Texans. Defens
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Stock Watch 03:05

    Blogger Blitz: Stock Watch

    Nov 13
    AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky goes around the division to look at some players who have been pleasant surprises and some who have been disappointments
  • Video - Are Houston Texans best team in NFL? 01:27

    Are Houston Texans best team in NFL?

    Nov 13
    The Week 10 power poll is out and the Houston Texans sit on the top of the list, but are the Texans the best team in the NFL? The "NFL AM" crew discusses which team should be higher on the list.

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11

    Nov 13
    The Philadelphia Eagles managed the near-impossible Sunday: They out-dumbed America's Dumbest Team, the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Don Banks: As proven in Week 10, concussion recognition still an inexact s…

    Nov 13
    Week 10 in the NFL saw the vexing issue of concussions raise its ugly (and groggy) head again, with three starting quarterbacks in the NFC going down like so many bowling pins. Michael Vick on the East Coast, Alex Smith on the West Coast and Jay Cutler …
  • Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mail

    Nov 13
    In the wake of the Week 10 news:
  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 10

    Nov 13
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.