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Here it is owners. The time has come for the big locker room speeches. A time to reach out to your team, and deep within your emotions and be the very best you can be
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Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson racked up a big bill at Toys "R" Us playing Santa Claus for many foster kids in the area.
Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson is one of the NFL’s preeminent good guys, and he does a lot of fine work through his charity, the Andre Johnson Charitable Foundation. One of the cooler things he does this time of year is his annual Toys “R” Us shopping spree, where he takes a bunch of at-risk kids selected from Houston’s Child Protective Services and lets them run...
Andre Johnson is used to measuring speed in tenths of a second. Tuesday he measured it in dollars and cents.
The Houston Texans wide receiver hosted a holiday shopping spree at a Houston Toys "R" Us Tueseay, allowing 12 children selected by Child Protective Services 80 seconds to stuff as much as they could into a shopping cart.
The damage? A mile-long receipt for 19...
We played a game Juan?
Last season Cam Newton went to the Pro Bowl and pretty much acted a fool with his fellow NFL brethren. His maturity or lack thereof really rubbed a lot of the players the wrong way.
Pete Prisco: “The reason: Newton dissed some of his brethren at the Pro Bowl,” Prisco wrote. “According to several players in the game, some from both teams, Newton’s...
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has came off as a cocky or arrogant person sometimes in the past. According to CBS Sports, Newton wasn’t liked that much by much of the players in last season’s Pro Bowl, as Newton’s attitude didn’t go so swell with many of the athletes.
As many people noticed, the AFC defensive players actually tried when pass-rushing when Newton...
(Eds: Adds details; quotes. With AP Photos.) By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer Andre Johnson sometimes has to tell his teammates how lucky they are to be on one of the NFL's best teams.
For years, Johnson languished on terrible Texans teams. Now, the star receiver shares stories of the tough times, a reminder to appreciate this season and keep working for more.
With the regular season winding down, things like the MVP race, offensive and defensive rookies of the year and the comeback player of the year begins to thin out the candidates for the honors. The former always has time to change, as teams still have four games left and some of those candidates are on teams fighting for the playoffs. But for the latter, it seems to be coming...
Earlier this season, there were fantasy football reports across the major sites that included a rather depressing update about Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson. I don’t remember which NFL reporter was involved, but these reports basically read something like, “Andre Johnson’s knees are done and he’s a shell of his former self” and yadda yadda. And it doesn’t matter...
it's highly unusual for a quarterback to feel a constant pass rush in a Pro Bowl game -- everybody understand that it's an exhibition, and the focus is on making sure nobody gets hurt. But many AFC defenders, including Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, went out of their way to give Panthers rookie QB Cam Newton some serious...
Last week: 14 (-6)
Net points per drive: 0.55 (6th)
DVOA: 16.5% (8th)
Weighted DVOA: 18.4% (7th)
RB Ahmad Bradshaw: Rushed for 103 yards (47 after contact) on 24 attempts, 2 broken tackles, caught 2 passes for 13 yards on 2 attempts, allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 16 pass block snaps
WR Victor Cruz: Caught 5 passes for 104 yards on 8 attempts on 36 pass snaps, 9...
Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel could become the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy when the award is presented on Saturday night.
He certainly has the statistics. He plays in the powerful Southeastern Conference. And he has a signature win - all things Heisman voters typically look for when picking a winner.
The only question is whether those voters will give the award...
Was Adrian Peterson’s epic touchdown run, Robert Griffin III’s Monday Night Football debut or the touching leadership of Kansas City Chiefs’ coach Romeo Crennel the most memorable selection from the 13th week of the 2012-2013 season?
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Less than two weeks ago, the Chicago Bears ended a two game losing streak by defeating the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field 28-10.
The Bears’ defense held the Vikings to 258 yards of total offense and just one touchdown while forcing three turnovers.
In order for the Bears to remain in the drivers seat for at least a wild card spot, the defense will once again have to slow down...
With the Chicago Bears missing their defensive leader, visiting Adrian Peterson and the desperate Minnesota Vikings might not provide an ideal opportunity to bounce back from a frustrating loss.
Then again, it's been three years since the banged-up Bears last lost to their NFC North rival, and Minnesota is the only team they've beaten in the past month heading into Sunday...