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The Houston Texans are looking to start 3-0 for the first time in franchise history.Peyton Manning is 16-2 in his career against the Texans but that was when the Colts were the powerhouse of the AFC South, something that may belong to the Texans now.This time Manning takes on Foster and the Houston Texans in a Broncos uniform.Houston Texans (2-0): Matt Schaub is fresh off a contract extension and when healthy he can be a solid quarterback.He is similar to Alex Smith at this point and is doing what the Texans ask of him and doing it well.Arian Foster has been good so far this season with 222 total yards and three touchdowns. Foster should have another good week against Denver and is as always, a must-start.Ben Tate was involved heavily last week and depending on the game flow this Sunday could once again be heavily involved but is still hard to start.Andre Johnson blew up Week 1 and fell off in Week 2. In games where the Texans rely on the run Johnson could have some disappointing ga...
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Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos can’t get away from the topic of arm strength since throwing three first-quarter interceptions.It wasn’t the fact the passes were intercepted it was the way the ball looked when they were. The ball was anything but a Manning-like spiral and in fact, they wobbled.Teammate, Brandon Stokley, brought up a good point. “Ya’ll look for something...
HOUSTON Wade Phillips took a preemptive strike at the "Peyton Manning is finished" angle Thursday.
"I know it's going to be asked so I'm going to go ahead and make my statement," the Houston Texans defensive coordinator said. "Peyton Manning looks like the same guy he's always been."
No sense poking the bear, even if it does have a neck...
Denver Broncos power rankings from around the web. How did Monday’s 27-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons affect the Broncos’ power rankings? Let’s find out.
ESPN: 9th (13)
Was Peyton Manning really wearing a Broncos jersey? Looked like he could’ve been rocking the Colts’ horseshoe. Impressive.
SI/Don Banks: 9th (8)
Forgive the non sequitur, but the funniest thing I’ve...
The Texans went to Denver and knocked off Peyton Manning, while Jake Locker obliterated the Lions' pass defense Maurice Jones-Drew made ran all over Indy.
DENVER (AP) -- Matt Schaub outplayed Peyton Manning on Sunday, throwing four touchdown passes against a confused Denver defense to lead the Houston Texans to a 31-25 victory over the Broncos.
Schaub finished 17 for 30 for 290 yards to help Houston move to 3-0 for the first time in franchise history.
Six days after throwing three interceptions in the first quarter of a loss to Atlanta...
HOUSTON (AP) -- The way Houston is dominating possession time, Peyton Manning might expect to spend lots of playing time on the sideline Sunday.
The Texans (2-0) kept the ball with a punishing running game in last week's 27-7 victory over Jacksonville. Sure, the defense played well again, holding the Jaguars to nine first downs and 117 total yards. But thanks to the well-executed...
DENVER -- Matt Schaub outdueled Peyton Manning even as he fought through a physical pounding that cost him a little piece of his ear. Schaub matched a career best by throwing for four touchdown passes, and the Houston Texans held off the Denver Broncos 31-25 Sunday for the first 3-0 start in the team's 10-year history. Shaking off a sack in the end zone that resulted in...
It's only three games in, but right now the Atlanta Falcons look as if they are as good as any team in the NFL.
With new offensive and defensive coordinators, their makeover appears a success as they improved to 3-0 on Sunday by putting a 27-3 thumping on San Diego, one of only six remaining unbeaten teams in the league.
Sunday had set up as a classic "letdown" game...
The Texans quietly march into Mile High Stadium this Sunday sporting a 2-0 record, facing what is by far their biggest test of the young season. The Texans, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, are the #2 ranked team in the NFL, but you’d never know it. Meanwhile, the Broncos are regrouping after a Monday night defeat against the Atlanta Falcons. The Broncos made several...
Irony is part of the NFL. The Jaguars struggled through much of the Jack Del Rio era chasing the Colts. Now that Peyton Manning is gone, the Jaguars have yet to lose to the Colts under Blaine Gabbert. Oh the irony. Here's 5 quick things that the Jaguars can do to keep the streak going.
1) Defense (again)Once again, it's all about the defense. Hopefully they decide to show...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Ben Tate was in a position any rookie would envy.
Drafted by the Houston Texans in the second round in 2010 after a stellar senior season at Auburn, the running back was competing for a starting job.
But almost as quickly as his opportunity came, it was over when a broken right ankle in the first preseason game ended his rookie campaign. Arian Foster emerged to lead...
TE Owen Daniels making a play last time these 2 teams met in regular season back in 2010.
The Houston Texans had no problem running through the first two games of the 2012 regular season against the Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars. They outscored the two teams a 57-17 and allowed under 250 total yards in each game. Now in the 3rd week of the season the Texans face their...