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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...
(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...
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...
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...
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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