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State of the Texans:
New England Patriots
41 to 28…..
Is the final chapter to the 2012-2013 season for the Houston Texans. Week 14 would be a precursor to what would be a double dose of the New England Patriots and Tom Brady, and how the Texans would finally meet their fate. There is plenty of blame to be pushed around and after what could be a promising season, and the Divisional round of the playoffs once again the road block to the Super Bowl.
The month of December and the two playoffs games were nothing but a shade of their former selves from the early part of the season. The city of Houston will be talking about this for the entire off season but the pain on this one will not go away for sometime.
Stats Do Not Tell the Whole Story
Matt Schuab was 34/51 with two touchdowns and one interception with a quarterback rating of 90.6. The stats look good but majority of that came at the end of the game in garbage time with the Patriots playing prevent defense. Schaub was not helped out with some key drops, but his confiden...
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There is no argument at this point that Tom Brady of the Patriots is the best QB in the playoffs.
The Divisional round did not disappoint, there were some outstanding games. The elite quarterbacks were on display and you can see why there is such a premium on quarterbacks in the NFL.
This week on my radio show, Football Extra Points, I reviewed the Divisional games...
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The New England Patriots are one victory away from going to their sixth Super Bowl in the 12-year period since Tom Brady became the starting quarterback. But standing in the way is one of the Pats' biggest rivals in Baltimore. Here's our first stats-based look at the matchup between the Ravens and Patriots.
* The Ravens and Patriots are two of only six NFL teams with a...
Houston Texans wide receiver DeVier Posey suffered a torn
Achilles tendon during yesterday’s loss to the New England Patriots, an injury
that could keep him out through the mid-way point of next season, according to
John McClain of The Houston Chronicle.
A WR like DeVier Posey has to run and cut, so I'm guessing he won't be back before the midway point of next season,...
FOXBORO, Mass. — The AFC’s two best teams will be representing the conference at Gillette Stadium next Sunday — at least that’s what Tom Brady believes.
The Patriots quarterback was in good spirits after a 41-28 win over the Texans on Sunday night, and while he closed the book on Houston, he began looking ahead to New England’s next opponent: Baltimore.
The Ravens are headed...
Houston Texans receiver DeVier Posey suffered a torn Achilles tendon in Sunday's loss to the New England Patriots, the Houston Chronicle reported. "It felt like I got shot. I've never felt anything like it," Posey told the Chronicle. A torn Achilles is a serious injury that will require surgery, and it is uncertain whether he will be ready for the start of...
It's Tom Brady; It's J.J. Watt; It's Arian Foster vs. Vince Wilfork; It's Matt Schaub against a young, but inexperienced defense. This game is sure to excite the fans, both at Gillette Stadium, as well as across the country!Who will make the highlight reels? Who will put up the points? Touchdowns and big plays on defense, these two teams are ready to put on a show...
They made a great NFL lip reading video over at Bad Lip Reading dot com. Tom Brady admits he’s white, Adrian Peterson has a mind boggling interview and someone spits in their friends Gatorade. Check out there website, some pretty funny stuff on there. Watch More @ BroodSugar.com
On a weekend when Brady etched his name on another page of the NFL history books, the Baltimore Ravens captured the highest winning percentage in history in road playoff games
Those whacky YouTubers Bad Lip Reading - who normally do their best work spoofing on film and politics – take aim at the NFL with their latest, video:
It may seem a bit like dodging a pair of difficult questions, but a Patriots, Falcons Super Bowl makes too much sense to ignore. The simple justification for such a prediction is that those teams are fielding the best quarterbacks this weekend, but really, there's much more to it than that.
While Tom Brady and Matt Ryan may be the best passers this weekend, their defenses...
Tom Brady was shaky early on, Wes Welker had an uncharacteristic drop, and Rob Gronkowski was nursing an injury that kept him from making any sort of impact. But Sunday night's Patriots' 41-28 AFC divisional-round victory over the Texans wasn't exactly a carbon copy of last year's heartbreaking Super Bowl loss to the Giants.
Quite the contrary, in fact, as the Patriots...
On Sunday afternoon, with Rob Gronkowski and his injured forearm in the locker room and Danny Woodhead having long left the field, Wes Welker was still going.
He had six catches for 120 yards at the half, and he finished the game with eight catches for 131 yards. It wasn’t like many people noticed, though, with everything else that was happening. On a day that saw key injuries...
With our five writers going each 3-1 last week here is your Divisional Playoff Weekend’s roundtable discussion with Zach Schotz, Eric Huberman, Jason Weingold, Seth Goldberg, and Patrick Keenehan to give you our insight.
1. Choosing out of just the remaining quarterbacks in the playoffs, who would you want in a win or go home situation?
Eric Huberman: In a couple of years this...