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Arian Foster finished with 102 yards rushing and a touchdown catch, and the Texans intercepted Jay Cutler twice before knocking him out of the game with a concussion on their way to a 13-6 victory over the Bears on Sunday night.
Share TweetArian Foster caught a touchdown pass and the Texans won a 13-6 defensive struggle in heavy rain and wind vs. the Bears, who lost quarterback Jay Cutler at halftime to a concussion.Share TweetIt took them a moment, but the Texans figured out that when the conditions are bad, and it’s hard to throw the ball, maybe you should do something different. Brilliant, I know. With Arian Foster carrying the load, the Texans have plodded out to a 10-3 lSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetThe Giants know how to get themselves out of their November slumps, and they'll have to do it again this year, says Don Banks, who goes around the league in his Snap Judgments.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe Texans will head into their matchup with the 7-1 Bears on Sunday night without one of Matt Schaub’s favorite targets. Tight end Owen Daniels will not play as a result of the hip injury that bothered him all week. Daniels missed practice on Wednesday
Lions-Vikings: Full of surprisesUpdated Nov 11, 2012 Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS -- When you spend enough time around the NFL, you realize there is an inverse proportion between what you think you know and what you actually know. I'd like a show of hands from those people who genuinely were convinced, without emotion or …Share TweetAfter opening up the season with a 4-1 record, the Minnesota Vikings had lost three of their last four games entering Sunday's game against the NFC North rival Detroit Lions. Playing without an injured Percy Harvin, the team's most versatile offensive w…
Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunday NFL GIF RoundupUpdated Nov 11, 2012 Share TweetWe'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from Bill Belichick emphatically challenging the officials to A.J. Green exploiting New York's defensive holes. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Source: deadspin.com
Lions: 'It's gut-check time here'Updated Nov 11, 2012 Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS -- Jim Schwartz straddled the line between reality and expectations Sunday afternoon. Based on his clipped answers to most questions, it was clear the Detroit Lions' coach was pretty ticked after watching his team trail throughout a 34-24 lo…Share TweetJoin our ESPN.com NFL experts for the game of the week as the Houston Texans take on the Chicago Bears. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Texans-BearsShare TweetAdrian Peterson raced 61 yards for the game-sealing touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, padding his NFL rushing lead with 171 yards on 27 carries for the Minnesota Vikings in a 34-24 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.Share TweetWe can pretty much forget about Detroit making a return to the playoffs, as the Vikings outplayed the Lions for four quarters on Sunday and put together an impressive 34-24 win. The Lions got off to one of their usual slow starts, and this time they wer…Share TweetDetroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril left the game against Minnesota in the third quarter with a head injury.Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS -- A few thoughts on Sunday's events at the Metrodome: What it means: The Minnesota Vikings snapped a two-game losing streak with an improbably productive offensive effort while leading receiver Percy Harvin was sidelined. The Vikings are 6-…Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS -- As we discussed Friday, I'll be working Sunday from the Metrodome, where the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings will kick off at 1 p.m. ET. That means I won't be at Soldier Field for the Chicago Bears' showdown with the Houston Texans, a…
GameDay: Texans vs. Bears highlightsNov 11The Houston Texans defense forces four turnovers, while RB Arian Foster rushes for over 100 yards and catches a touchdown pass in a 13-6 victory over the Chicago Bears.
Houston Texans, Chicago Bears combine for six first half turnoversNov 11Six first half turnovers sets the tone for a sloppy Sunday night game in Chicago as the Houston Texans outlast the Chicago Bears, 13-6 to move to 8-1.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall 45-yard catchNov 11Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall hauls in a 45-yard pass from backup quarterback Jason Campbell in the third quarter.
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler injured on illegal hitNov 11Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler suffers a concussion in the first half against the Houston Texans after being hit by linebacker Tim Dobbins.
Don Banks: Giants in the midst of another stagnant second half; more SnapsNov 11CHICAGO -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight on Week 10 in the NFL, from a wind-swept Soldier Field...
Week 10 review: John Clayton's Last CallNov 11In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.