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By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter) It seems like a very counterintuitive question on the surface: Do you want a bye week in the NFL Playoffs? Logically, of course you do. Being a No. 1 or 2 seed means having a top record, one less game...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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If I were a betting man (and I’m not because, well, it’s illegal) I might just be inclined to lay a couple dollars on the Houston Texans coming out of Baltimore this weekend with a win. I know they’re dogs by 9 points, but why not the Texans?...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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A quick preview of all four games of the NFL Divisional Round, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Saints (14-3) at 49ers (13-3) Saturday, Jan. 14, 4:...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) No. 3 Houston (10-6) at No. 2 Baltimore (12-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS The Ravens await the Texans on Sunday after winning six of their last seven games, including three wins over playoff teams. But...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The Houston Texans have had a year of football firsts. After locking up their first division title and their first playoff birth in team history, they just added first playoff win to this year's resume after beating the Cincinnati Bengals 31-10...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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J.J. Watt wasn't a household name before the Houston Texans' first playoff game against the Cincinnati Bengals. But he will be now after making a game-changing and unbelievably athletic interception at the line of scrimmage off of Andy...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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A quick preview of all four games on NFL Wild Card Weekend, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Bengals (9-7) at Texans (10-6) Saturday, Jan. 7, 4:30...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 17, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Jets (8-7) at Dolphins (5-10) After all that...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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Injuries and poor play are certainly mounting for the Houston Texans. But they play the Indianapolis Colts Thursday night and there just has to be points to be had by someone out there on the Texans, right? That someone could be tight end Joel...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
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A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 14, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Browns (4-8) at Steelers (9-3) Cleveland’s Colt...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 13, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Eagles (4-7) at Seahawks (4-7) When the schedule...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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Everything seems to be pointing toward Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart having a successful debut as the team’s starter in Week 13 at Jacksonville. Leinart takes over for Matt Schaub, who went on injured reserve this week. He inherits a...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Houston Texans
Matt Leinart is at quarterback for the Houston Texans this week, and perhaps the remainder of the season as Matt Schaub went on injured reserve with a foot injury. And as one key starter goes down, another is expected to return this week in...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
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It’s the last week of byes for the 2011 NFL season. And we lose some powerhouses this week at all four positions. Which means you're going to have dredge the waiver wire to save your team's chances of making the playoffs. Here's a few of the big...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
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Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seahawks “Beast Mode” was in full effect in Seattle, as the Hawks powered to a 22–17 victory over the Ravens. With Qwest Field’s “12th Man” rocking, Lynch rumbled for 109 yards and one TD on a workhorse-load of 32 carries,...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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The Houston Texans can't catch a break. Or maybe they're catching too many. After suffering through injuries to seemingly all their star players, the news got even worse this week when head coach Gary Kubiak revealed that quarterback Matt...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Andre Johnson was supposed to play in Week 8. But things don't always play out the way they're supposed to for fantasy football owners. After practicing on Wednesday and Thursday and looking like he was on pace to start this Sunday for the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 6, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Bills (4-1) at Giants (3-2) The Wide Right Bowl will...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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Andre Johnson's hamstring surgery is causing a lot of speculation in fantasy football circles. While the Houston Texans star wide receiver  was originally scheduled to only be out "a couple of weeks" but there is some speculation that he...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The New York Jets have traded wide receiver Derrick Mason to the Houston Texans for an undisclosed, but allegedly very low, NFL draft pick. The 37-year old Mason had spent eight seasons with the Tennessee Titans (1997-2004) and six seasons...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Last week, it was the best player on offense. This week, the Houston Texans’ best defender went down with an injury. All-Pro defensive end-turned-linebacker Mario Williams will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle. He was...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Attention NFL teams! Need help at wide receiver? If so, Terrell Owens wants you to know he is available. Owens, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in April, said in an interview this week that he plans to be ready to play in less than a month...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The Houston Texans suffered a setback on offense in Sunday’s game against Pittsburgh with an injury to receiver Andre Johnson. The exact nature of Johnson’s injury varied over the last couple of days, but reports on Tuesday have indicated he will...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers The Super Bowl XLV MVP broke out his title belt celebration six times during a 49–23 blowout of the Broncos. Accounting for a half-dozen TDs during the rout, Rodgers completed 29-of-38 (76.3 percent) passes for a...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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Non-contact injuries are often the worst ones. That was the feeling in Houston yesterday when Texans All-Pro wide receiver Andre Johnson fell untouched to the Reliant Stadium turf. Many speculated that it could be a knee injury – which would...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago

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