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AFC South News and Rumors
The Jaguars, with the No. 2 spot on the waiver priority list, had dibs on defensive end Jason Babin over every team but the Chiefs. But having dibs is one thing. Using them is another. As it turns out, the Jags used their dibs over only two other teamShare Tweet
Report: Chandler Jones likely to miss Sunday’s gameThe Pats may have to try to continue their winning streak without one of their first-round draft picks. Tom Curran of CSNNE.com reports that defensive end Chandler Jones likely will miss a second straight game after suffering a sprained ankle in Week 11…Share TweetChiefs running back Jamaal Charles took some criticism this week for asking Peyton Manning for an autograph after the Broncos beat the Chiefs on Sunday. Manning thinks that criticism is misguided. Manning told reporters today that he routinely signs ite…Share TweetThe Colts are holding out hope Chuck Pagano can return to the sidelines this year. And when or if he does, they want him calling all the shots. “If he comes back,” interim coach Bruce Arians said, via Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star, “he’llShare TweetThe National Football League has disciplined Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, as Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports the league issued a $30,000 fine for his kick to the groin of Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub during the …Share Tweet
Collins expects Loggains to be creativeSimpler routes and more of a push downfield are two things I wrote that we can expect from a Titans offense run by Dowell Loggains. Former Tennessee quarterback Kerry Collins told John Glennon of The Tennessean he expects a great deal more creativity, t…Share TweetIf you tuned in to PFT Live on Wednesday, you heard from Colts rookie wide receiver T.Y. Hilton talk about his big day against the Bills in Week 12. Believe it or not, things get even better than talking to Florio. Hilton has been named the AFC special …Share TweetDwight Freeney has two sacks in his first year as an outside linebacker in the Colts' new 3-4 hybrid and his final year of his contract with Indianapolis. But that doesn’t mean a team like Detroit looks at Freeney any differently that it would have in rShare Tweet
Outside the Lines features ColtsWednesday's edition of “Outside the Lines” will cover the Colts revival. It airs at 3 p.m. ET, 2 p,m, CT. Or, if you prefer to look at it another way, an hour from now. Here's the tease for the show: The Indianapolis Colts are back as a playoff contenShare TweetUpdated Pro Bowl voting numbers are in. Fan votes count one-third with player votes and coach votes that come later also counting a third. My biggest issues here: Titans safety Jordan Babineaux and Texans guard Antoine Caldwell have been demoted and sti…Share Tweet
Has Barwin cost himself a lot of money?The Texans have said over and over this season that while Connor Barwin’s sack production is down from last year, the outside linebacker is playing well. On Thanksgiving, he jumped from his weakside linebacker spot to the strong side when Brooks Reed weShare Tweet
Seth Olsen returns to practice for ColtsAs the Colts make a push toward an unlikely postseason berth, they’re getting closer to getting one of their Week One starters back. The team has announced that Seth Olsen has returned to practice from the injured reserve list. Olsen started the firstShare Tweet
RTC: Schaub hot since last game in Tenn.Reading the coverage … An interesting read on strategy in the (still) new construct of overtime, from Brian Burke of Advanced NFL Stats. Houston Texans Since an Oct. 23 win in Nashville last year, the Texans are 11-1 in games started by Matt Schaub, whoShare Tweet
Jets and Colts: Jeers and Cheerleadersnytimes.com Nov 28, 2012During the N.F.L.'s Week 12, the Jets' biggest cheerleader quit, and two Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads for a cause.Share Tweet
Colts add Kellen HeardAfter losing a pair of defensive linemen for the remainder of the season, the Indianapolis Colts have added defensive tackle Kellen Heard to help bolster depth along their defensive front. The Colts placed Fili Moala and Josh Chapman on injured reserve …Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Who Will Be Playoff-Bound?Nov 28Episode 226: Suzy Kolber and Mark Schlereth discuss the playoff race in the NFC. Brian Dawkins breaks down the Jaguars recent claim of Jason Babin. The NFL32 crew discuss the issues that plague the Eagles defense.
Jaguars Claim Jason BabinNov 28Jason Babin, who was released by the Eagles, was claimed by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: HOU-TENNov 28Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Texans-Titans
Inside the Huddle: Offense, Offense, OffenseNov 28John Clayton goes deep in his analysis of four teams' efforts to improve their offenses. John breaks down the brighter offenses of the Bengals, Falcons, Titans and 49ers.
Rolando McClain to be released by Oakland Raiders, according to sourceNov 28Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain to be released Thursday, according to source.
Jim Trotter: 49ers players continue to marvel at Kaepernick's star turnNov 28NEW ORLEANS -- This was the tipping point Who Dat Nation had been waiting on. Its beloved Saints, after surrendering 21 consecutive points, had scored to make it a one-touchdown game, and now they had 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick facing 3rd-and-11…
Clayton mailbag: Eagles spent money for nothingNov 28The Eagles tried to build their dream team with older free agents. It would be wise for teams to heed the lesson learned in Philly, writes John Clayton.