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Gary Kubiak: Arian Foster can handle 400 or more carries
profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
Texans running back Arian Foster leads the league in carries, with 103 through four games. And Texans coach Gary Kubiak sees no reason to lighten Foster’s workload. Asked today whether there’s a risk associated with Foster taking that much of a poundiShare Tweet
The Titans got the results of the MRI performed on quarterback Jake Locker’s left, non-throwing shoulder on Monday and they’ll be familiar to anyone who was paying attention when Locker hurt the same shoulder against the Patriots. Jim Wyatt of the TenShare TweetThe Jacksonville Jaguars simply cannot get the ball down the field. Blaine Gabbert hit big passes at the end of the loss at the Minnesota Vikings and to win the game at the Indianapolis Colts. Otherwise, big plays are missing in a big way from the passi…Share TweetWhat I think they’re thinking (or should be) at the headquarters of the Tennessee Titans this afternoon… I don’t want to hear a stay-the-course, things-will-come around speech today. I don’t know that there is much else Mike Munchak can say. But iShare TweetThe Houston Texans voiced their frustration with the play of Tennessee Titans offensive tackle David Stewart following Sunday's contest between the AFC South rivals.Share Tweet
Chris Johnson: I’m going to be as good as my offensive lineAfter the second game of the season, Titans running back Chris Johnson answered a question about his piddling production by saying that people on the offense needed to do their jobs if he was going to be successful. It wasn’t hard to guess which playersShare TweetThe Colts announced that Coach Tony Pagano has been diagnosed with leukemia but they are hopeful it can be treated successfully.Share Tweet
Note to Leroy Harris: That was dumbLeroy Harris is not dumb. But the Tennessee Titans right guard looks awfully dumb today. “It’s-not-you, it’s-me” worked as a great storyline on Seinfeld, but as a brand of NFL explanation it is a tiresome exercise. If you’re an offensive linemanShare TweetTexans defensive end J.J. Watt had two sacks in Sunday’s win over the Titans, giving him a league-leading 7.5 on the season. Watt is playing so well that the Texans’ website is calling him an MVP candidate. But one of the Tennessee offensive linemen wShare TweetThe Lions are 1-3 for a number of reasons, but breakdowns on special teams are near the top of the list. They gave up a 105-yard kickoff return touchdown and a 77-yard punt return for a score in yesterday’s loss to the Vikings, after allowing one of eacShare Tweet
NFL morning after: Peyton Manning is just fine, thank youBroncos coach John Fox was asked last week, What’s wrong with Peyton Manning’s arm? Fox got a good laugh out of that question, and it’s a good thing he enjoyed it. Because he probably won’t get that question again. Manning demonstrated on Sunday aShare Tweetyahoo.com Oct 1, 2012Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker re-injured his left (non-throwing) shoulder when he was hit by blitzing Houston Texans safety Glover Quin in the first quarter of the Texans' 38-14 win on Sunday. Locker suffered a dislocated shoulder in the 2012…Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Who Can Save The Jets?Oct 1Episode 197: Wendi Nix and Tim Hasselbeck discuss the struggling Jets. Gary "Caveman" Horton breaks down the expectations for the Steelers and the Colts after their bye week. The NFL32 crew discuss the Vikings success and the Lions struggles.
Are Texans or Falcons more complete?Oct 1Darren Sharper and Donovan McNabb discuss which undefeated team is more complete, and surprisingly, the two both agree on which team has it all.
NFL Live OT: Which 4-0 Team Will Most Likely Reach The Super Bowl...Oct 1NFL Live breaks down the three 4-0 teams.
Zbikowski talks PaganoOct 1Indianapolis Colts safety Tom Zbikowski expresses how the team is doing after the leave of absence taken by head coach Chuck Pagano after his diagnosis with leukemia.