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AFC South News and Rumors
When it comes to whether a football player meant to hit a defenseless player in the head or neck area, the NFL doesn’t care about intent. When it comes to whether Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh intended to put his foot in the crotch of Texans quShare 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 moves of note: The single most interesting number here is Hou…Share TweetThere haven’t been many bright spots for the Jaguars this season, but the play of wide receiver Cecil Shorts is on the top of that brief list. Shorts has 36 catches for 747 yards and six touchdowns, numbers that show the big play ability he’s flashedShare TweetIn the kind of roster turnover you don’t often see in Week 13 of the NFL season, the Jaguars have signed four new players to their 53-man roster today. The team has announced that free-agent cornerback Antwaun Molden and free-agent wide receiver Quan CoShare TweetThe Colts are going to be in the market for some help on the defensive line over the final five weeks of the season. Coach Bruce Arians said that the knee injury suffered by defensive lineman Fili Moala in Sunday’s win over the Bills will end his seasonShare TweetThere's one thing new offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains won't be able to fix no matter how well he does: Tennessee's defense.Share TweetWeek 13 of the NFL season could be lucky for up to five teams. In the coming days, the Texans, Ravens, Patriots, Broncos, and Falcons can each clinch playoff berths. For the Pats, it’s simple: Win and they’re in, via the AFC East crown. For the TexaShare Tweet
How the Texans make the playoffs this weekFrom the league's official release on playoff scenarios: Houston clinches a playoff spot with: 1) HOU win or tie OR 2) MIA loss or tie + PIT loss or tie OR 3) MIA loss or tie + CIN loss or tie OR 4) PIT loss + CIN lossShare TweetCNNSI.com Nov 27, 2012Did the 49ers' QB change damage their Super Bowl hopes? Hardly, history says. Not only has such a move been done before, but it's been done with success. Don Banks explains.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 TweetIn its postgame report, KCTV aired video of Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles waiting for the Broncos' Peyton Manning as he departed the stadium to get his autograph.Share Tweet
On the air: Week 13 broadcast crewsHere’s who you’ll be hearing if you watch an AFC South game this week: Houston at Tennessean, CBS, 1 p.m. ET -- Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots Indianapolis at Detroit, CBS, 1 p.m. ET — Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts Jacksonville at Buffalo, CBS, 1 p.m. ET -- SShare TweetAs it pertains to the Jaguars’ future, the difference between Chad Henne and Blaine Gabbert is bigger than Henne’s excellent mustache. Henne’s ability to get the ball downfield is the biggest tangible difference, and the reason the Jaguars looked coShare Tweetjacksonville.com Nov 27, 2012Tennessee entered Sunday’s game with 16 sacks but had seven against the Jaguars, who still managed to 24-19. The total was tied for the second-most allowed in Jaguars history. A look at the sacks, with down-and-distance and time in seconds it required:Share Tweet
Why did Tennessee Titans fire Chris Palmer?Nov 27What was behind Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Chris Palmer's firing in Tennessee? Ian Rapoport explains why the Titans front office was not pleased with the offense's performance.
Blogger Blitz: Changes In TennesseeNov 27AFC South blogger Paul Kuahrsky talks about what to expect from the Titans offense under new coordinator Dowell Loggains
The NFL Season: Hometown heroNov 27For Arian Foster of the Texans, Mission Bay High School is the place where he first became a star. But he'll always remember it as the place where he found a home.