Found November 15, 2011 on
This Given Sunday:
Notes from Shane:
Just when the Texans finally begin to look like a team that can and would win their division, they get the awful news that Matt Schaub is likely to miss the rest of the season. I took that into account when ranking them. Still, they should continue to play good football despite the loss.
The Lions have lost 3 of their last 4 games, and they're on the brink of really going into a free fall. It's up to the coaches and the players to turn it around before they become the same old Lions we're used to.
Notes from Lawrence:
Rising: 49ers. They are officially a legit contender in the NFC. Packers, '9ers could be a matchup for the ages
Falling: Lions - The Cinderella run is over. They have no rushing attack and Matty Stafford is getting beat up by throwing the ball 60+ times per game
Notes from Derek:
Rising: 49ers. After an impressive win against the Giants no one can argue their place near the top of any power rankings. The fact the 49ers have yet...
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The Houston Texans have enjoyed a historic start in the franchise history as they moved out to a 7-3 record with a complete beatdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers yesterday. The Texans have been able to overcome the loss of two superstar players on their roster, DE Mario Williams and WR Andre Johnson. Now, it appears that Houston might be without starting QB Matt...
HOUSTON — Houston quarterback Matt Schaub is out indefinitely with a "significant" right foot injury and will miss the Texans' next game in two weeks.
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Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub (8) signals his offensive line against the Indianapolis Colts during the third quarter of their NFL football game in Indianapolis November 1, 2010. REUTERS/Brent Smith (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)
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