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Locker Hurt; Titans Knocked Out by Texans 38-14 in Houston

Locker Hurt; Titans Knocked Out by Texans 38-14 in Houston

titansgab.com ESPN.com Updated Sep 30, 2012
The Titans learned first hand Sunday all about the 2012 Houston Texans, who suddenly have the look of a champion — and it’s only four weeks into the season. Danieal Manning and Kareem Jackson returned interceptions for touchdowns, and Matt Schaub thre
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  • Tom Brady Says "Fuck You, Bitches" And The Bengals Wi…

    Tom Brady Says "Fuck You, Bitches" And The Bengals Win Gangnam Style: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Sep 30, 2012
    This is where we'll be stashing the best GIFs from Week 4-from Percy Harvin returning a kickoff for the first touchdown of the day to, in all likelihood, Michael Vick breaking a rib. The day is done, except for the Eagles and Giants, so let's take a loo
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  • Texans secondary has wattage, too

    Texans secondary has wattage, too

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    HOUSTON -- J.J. Watt is the attention-grabber, the show-stealer. With two sacks and a fumble recovery, the defensive end continued a torrid production pace in the Texans’ 38-14 beat down of the Tennessee Titans on Sunday at Reliant Stadium. “We joke a
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  • Did CJ, Titans spark run-game revival?

    Did CJ, Titans spark run-game revival?

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    HOUSTON -- Chris Johnson ran far more authoritatively and effectively Sunday at Reliant Stadium but his Titans still got pounded, 38-14. So how much did 25 carries for 141 yards mean to a guy who had a 1.4-yard average per carry at kickoff? Well conside…
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  • Locker aggravates left shoulder injury, MRI tomorrow

    Locker aggravates left shoulder injury, MRI tomorrow

    In Week One, Titans quarterback Jake Locker injured his left (non-throwing) shoulder while making a tackle.  In Week Four, he re-injured the shoulder while getting blown up by a Texan.  Or two. According to the Titans, Locker will have an MRI on Monday
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  • Rapid Reaction: Texans 38, Titans 14

    Rapid Reaction: Texans 38, Titans 14

    HOUSTON -- Thoughts on the Texans' 38-14 win over the Titans at Reliant Stadium: What it meant: The Texans are 4-0 for the first time and continue to make a case for being the AFC’s best team. They let the Titans stay in it through halftime, but then fo
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  • Quin knocks Locker out of game

    Quin knocks Locker out of game

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    HOUSTON -- The Titans' formation on third-and-7 from their own 12-yard line was questionable. Safety Glover Quin lined up on the defensive left and blitzed unblocked. The play could have a major bearing on Jake Locker's growth and progress. Running back…
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  • Kenny Britt, Logan Mankins headline early game inactive lists i…

    Kenny Britt, Logan Mankins headline early game inactive lists in Week 4

    The Tennessee Titans will not have No. 1 receiver Kenny Britt when they take on the Houston Texans on Sunday. Britt had been listed as "questionable" with an ankle injury Other key inactives include New England Patriots guard Logan Mankins, Ka…
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  • RTC: Titans' D on the field too much

    RTC: Titans' D on the field too much

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans Says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle: "Going back to the playoffs, J.J. Watt has nine sacks in five games, including 5.5 this season. The defense has been on the field less than any defense in the leagu…
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  • Running backs coach on CJ2K: “Eventually, things will start hap…

    Running backs coach on CJ2K: “Eventually, things will start happening”

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30, 2012
    Titans running back Chris Johnson is averaging 1.36 yards per carry this season. As Florio alluded to last week, the Titans are going to have a decision to make on Johnson’s Nashville future after the season if he doesn’t pick it up. But Johnson’s p
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  • Video - A look at Texans and Titans 01:39

    A look at Texans and Titans

    Sep 30
    Before leaving Reliant Stadium, Paul Kuharsky considers the state of the Texans and the Titans.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Titans-Texans Recap 01:32

    Sunday Blitz: Titans-Texans Recap

    Sep 30
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Texans' 38-14 win over the Titans, a game which saw Jake Locker go down with an injury.
  • Video - Locker Leaves Early In Titans Loss To Texans 00:39

    Locker Leaves Early In Titans Loss To Texans

    Sep 30
    Jake Locker suffered an injury to his left shoulder in the Titans 38-14 loss to the Texans.
  • Video - Titans vs. Texans highlights 02:57

    Titans vs. Texans highlights

    Sep 30
    Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub went 20-28, 202 yards, and two touchdowns in the Texans' 38-14 win over the Tennessee Titans Sunday.

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