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Jaguars QB Chad Henne not rattled by sacks, early miscue

Jaguars QB Chad Henne not rattled by sacks, early miscue

Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne had a flashback Sunday when his first pass against the Titans was tipped and intercepted by Alterraun Verner. When he was playing for Michigan against Notre Dame in 2006, his first pass was intercepted by Chinedum Ndukwe a…
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  • Saints DT Brodrick Bunkley kicks 49ers OL Alex Boone in the hea…

    Saints DT Brodrick Bunkley kicks 49ers OL Alex Boone in the head, is ejected from game

    yahoo.com Nov 25, 2012
    With all the folderol about whether Ndamukong Suh did or did not kick Matt Schaub in the man-parts during the Houston Texans' overtime win over the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving day, the move that New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley put…
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  • MMQB: Readers react to Jags' win over Titans

    MMQB: Readers react to Jags' win over Titans

    jacksonville.com Nov 25, 2012
    Reaction from readers after the Jaguars’ 24-19 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday: Finally, a win at home. We can say we tasted victory in our house today. Shirley, Jacksonville Hey, a win is a win these days. I will take anything. Dale, Lake C
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  • Gene Frenette: Cecil Shorts doesn't short-change Jaguars with h…

    Gene Frenette: Cecil Shorts doesn't short-change Jaguars with his big plays

    jacksonville.com Nov 25, 2012
    As Cecil Shorts III was talking in an EverBank Field hallway Sunday following a relief-inducing, 24-19 win over the Tennessee Titans, Jaguars receivers coach Jerry Sullivan happened to walk by. He immediately stopped to pay Shorts the kind of compliment…
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  • Live blog: Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey's Monday news conference

    Live blog: Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey's Monday news conference

    jacksonville.com Nov 25, 2012
    Follow along as we post live updates beginning Monday at 2 p.m. from Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey's news conference after the team's 24-19 victory over the Titans.Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey's Monday news conference
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  • Jaguars defense listens to coach and digs deep enough for victo…

    Jaguars defense listens to coach and digs deep enough for victory over Titans

    jacksonville.com ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey, who likes to come up with motivational slogans for the players, came up with a different one last week - dig 3 feet deeper. He told the story about a man who kept digging on his property looking for gold. Failing to find any
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  • Peyton Manning took, passed concussion test during win

    Peyton Manning took, passed concussion test during win

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2012
    Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning didn’t have his best day of the season on Sunday, but it could have been a whole lot worse. Manning took a concussion test from the team’s medical staff after taking a hard hit from Chiefs defensive lineman from Tyso
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  • Watt could be facing fine, should have been flagged for Staffor…

    Watt could be facing fine, should have been flagged for Stafford hit

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2012
    Late in regulation of Thursday’s game between the Texans and the Lions, Houston defensive end J.J. Watt put his helmet into the chest of Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford.  Watt’s helmet slid up and popped Stafford in the chin. During Friday’s e
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  • Liquid Menace Stalks Official: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    Liquid Menace Stalks Official: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 25, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from official Buddy Of The West Horton narrowly escaping certain death to Indianapolis cheerleaders remaining Chuckstrong. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Colts cheerleaders shave heads in support of Chuck Pagano

    Colts cheerleaders shave heads in support of Chuck Pagano

    Many Colts players shaved their heads in support of coach Chuck Pagano’s battle with leukemia earlier this season and now the team’s cheerleaders have gotten in on the act. Colts cheerleaders had their heads shaved by the team’s mascot on the sideli
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  • Colts don’t need much flash to beat Bills

    Colts don’t need much flash to beat Bills

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2012
    It wasn’t the prettiest football game you’ll ever see in Indianapolis on Sunday, but the Colts didn’t need style points to improve their chances of making the playoffs this season. They needed a victory and they got just that. They beat the Bills 20
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  • Manning rallies Broncos past woeful Chiefs

    Manning rallies Broncos past woeful Chiefs

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    Peyton Manning threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns, and the Denver Broncos rallied to beat the woeful Kansas City Chiefs 17-9 on Sunday for their sixth straight win.
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  • Hilton's two touchdowns spark Colts past Bills

    Hilton's two touchdowns spark Colts past Bills

    T.Y. Hilton scored on a 75-yard punt return and caught an 8-yard TD pass Sunday, leading the Colts to a 20-13 victory over Buffalo.
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  • Jaguars hold on for home win

    Jaguars hold on for home win

    jacksonville.com Nov 25, 2012
    They gave up seven sacks and couldn’t pressure Jake Locker, but the Jaguars did enough things right Sunday to break their seven-game losing streak, defeating the Tennessee Titans 24-19 at EverBank Field. The key play came with 2:40 remaining when Dwight
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  • If You've Ever Wanted To Hear Ed Hochuli Talk About Buttocks, T…

    If You've Ever Wanted To Hear Ed Hochuli Talk About Buttocks, Today Is Your Day

    deadspin.com Nov 25, 2012
    We're surprised this doesn't happen more often, and maybe it does-but hearing popular NFL referee Ed Hochuli do it has a special flair. Hochuli's description of the results of a video replay in today's Bills-Colts game required his use of the word "butt
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  • Knowshon Moreno is the Broncos’ starting running back

    Knowshon Moreno is the Broncos’ starting running back

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2012
    Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning said during the week that Willis McGahee’s injury is a great opportunity for Knowshon Moreno. It turns out that Moreno will get his first opportunity on Denver’s first snap. The Broncos have confirmed that Moreno is
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  • Pagano could be ahead of schedule for return to sideline

    Pagano could be ahead of schedule for return to sideline

    On several occasions, Colts interim coach Bruce Arians has said that head coach Chuck Pagano could return from leukemia treatments by the final game of the regular season, on December 30 at home against the Texans. Pagano could be back sooner than that.…
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  • Source: Challenge tweak is unlikely in-season

    Source: Challenge tweak is unlikely in-season

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    The NFL is not expected to change the challenge flag rule that came into play in the Detroit Lions-Houston Texans Thanksgiving Day game this season but is expected to do so this offseason, according to a league official.
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  • Suh’s review will take place on Monday, but has the NFL already…

    Suh’s review will take place on Monday, but has the NFL already ruled against him?

    yahoo.com Nov 25, 2012
    In the first quarter of the Houston Texans' 34-31 Thanksgiving overtime win over the Detroit Lions, Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh either intentionally or inadvertently kicked Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin as he was being pulled to t…
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  • RTC: Sacks still an issue for Jaguars

    RTC: Sacks still an issue for Jaguars

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans Is the Texans' defense the one that smothered the Bears in Chicago, or the one that gave up a ton of passing yards in wins over Jacksonville and at Detroit? John McClain of the Houston Chronicle explores the quest…
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  • Titans-Jaguars predictions

    Titans-Jaguars predictions

    jacksonville.com Nov 25, 2012
    Five game-day predictions for Titans-Jaguars Sunday: 1. Chad Henne passing yards: 278 According to Pro Football Reference, Henne averages 202 yards passing per game, somewhat misleading considering he has nine games of relief work. The plan to throw las…
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  • Video - Bruce Arians delivers heartfelt speech 00:45

    Bruce Arians delivers heartfelt speech

    Nov 25
    Bruce Arians gives an emotional locker-room speech to honor coach Chuck Pagano, who's battling leukemia, after the Indianapolis Colts defeat the Buffalo Bills. For more, go to colts.com.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Titans-Jaguars Recap 02:09

    Sunday Blitz: Titans-Jaguars Recap

    Nov 25
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Jaguars' 24-19 win over the Titans.
  • Video - Henne, Jaguars End Slide 00:33

    Henne, Jaguars End Slide

    Nov 25
    In his first start in more than 13 months, Chad Henne threw for 261 yards and two touchdowns to help the Jaguars past the Titans.
  • Video - Hilton Scores On Punt Return, TD Catch To Spark Colts 00:31

    Hilton Scores On Punt Return, TD Catch To Spark Colts

    Nov 25
    T.Y. Hilton scored on a 75-yard punt return and an 8-yard pass from Andrew Luck. Reggie Wayne had eight catches and broke the NFL record for consecutive games with multiple receptions.

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