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The Houston Texans proved on Sunday afternoon that they are indeed the team to beat in the AFC. But even more so, with a 43-13 rout of the Ravens, the Texans firmly asserted themselves as the best team in the NFL.
Okay, so the Atlanta Falcons are still undefeated and playing about as well as any team in football. But even a perfect record can't strip the Texans of their title as Super Bowl favorites, and there are a multitude of reasons why.
First and foremost, they possess the best running back in football. Arian Foster grasped that title two seasons ago when he unexpectedly led the NFL with more than 1,600 yards rushing. This season, after a down year where he finished with just over 1,200 yards on the ground, Foster looks primed to reclaim his place atop the league's rushing leaders.
Foster currently leads the NFL with 659 yards on the ground and nine rushing touchdowns, three more than any other tailback, and is on pace to break the 1,500-yard barrier...
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So far this weekend, every game in the NFL has been decided by a touchdown or less, with just one exception. The Texans bounced back from an embarrassing loss to the Packers by thoroughly embarrassing someone else. The Texans beat the Ravens earlier this afternoon an astounding 43-13. The key to the beat down was the Texans' ability to shut down the Ravens offense in a dominating...
Last weekend’s victory over the Baltimore Ravens left many fans with plenty to be optimistic about. Just one week after losing defensive captain Brian Cushing to a season ending ACL injury and getting absolutely beat down by the Green Bay Packers, the Texans bounced back in a big way to seize soul ownership of the title “Best in the AFC” by taking down the now second place...
The Houston Texans dominated the Baltimore Ravens in just about every category Sunday. That included the trash talk. J.J. Watt's on-field taunts were caught by a microphone Sunday as the Texans dismantled the Ravens 43-13, and the 6-foot-5, 295-pound Watt let 5-foot-8 running back Ray Rice know what he thought of him. "I've eaten burritos bigger than you...
Ben Tate has a strained hamstring, an injury picked up in Sunday's statement win over the Baltimore Ravens.
The Texans can probably be excused for having one eye on New Orleans in February and should the road to the Super Bowl in the AFC not go through Houston, then it's safe to assume that something calamitous would have taken place between now and Week 17.
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Texans needed a win over Baltimore to enter their bye with the AFC's best record.
The lopsided victory gave them that, and clearly separated them from the second-place Ravens and the rest of the conference.
Still, the Texans (6-1) know they can't be too impressed with what they've accomplished so far.
"You can't look at the big picture...
If you haven't heard the hype over Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt yet, you probably don't watch football much. Watt already has 34 tackles and 9.5 sacks after week 7 this year. Absolutely huge numbers to go along with a huge frame. The guy is just a beast, it's a strait up fact.
Along with his numbers, he also provides the Texans with some good laughs...
J.J. Watt had a microphone on this past Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. He lets Ravens running back Ray Rice know, “I have eaten burritos bigger than you.” Watch it here. (Excuse the sound quality) Disclaimer: We do not own this video, we are sharing it for entertainment purposes only.
In an impressive bounce back game, the Houston Texans finally defeated the Baltimore Ravens for the first time in franchise history with a score of 43-13. The defense looked like their old self, while the offense took to the air to rack up yards against a depleted Ravens team.
Head Coach Gary Kubiak showed some determination by not letting off the gas and kept pounding the football...
It looks like the Houston Texans' defense will be just fine without Brian Cushing.
The Texans scuffled a week ago in their first game without the star linebacker, but bounced back Sunday with a dominant defensive performance in a 43-13 win over the Baltimore Ravens.
Matt Schaub threw for two touchdowns, Arian Foster ran for two more and the defense had a score and added a safety...
Ravens fans hope this won’t become routine RAVENS – 13TEXANS – 43 Sunday afternoon at Reliant Stadium was not a pretty one for the Baltimore Ravens. The Houston Texans dominated in every facet of the game and are now standing alone atop the AFC standings. Houston took it to the Ravens in the running game, the passing game, on defense, virtually every aspect of the game the...
The Houston Texans hosted the Baltimore Ravens in a game that had immediate and future implications on the seating in the AFC. In this game, both teams were playing for the top seed in the AFC. The Texans had a little bit extra to play for as they were bulldozed the previous week by the Packers and the Texans needed a good showing. The Texans also needed to win this game after coming...
Texans running back Arian Foster bounced back from a 29-yard effort last week against Green Bay by carrying the ball 19 times for 98 yards and two scores Sunday in a win over Baltimore.Fantasy Spin:Foster has a league-best nine rushing touchdowns in seven games this season. Six of those scores have come in Houston's last four games. Fantasy owners will have a tough time replacing...
Sunday’s contest between the Houston Texans and Baltimore Ravens was billed as a likely AFC Championship Game preview. If that is so, fans in Houston must be dancing today. From about the eight minute mark in the first quarter, this one was all Texans as they cruised to a thirty point thrashing of the Ravens; their first win over Baltimore in franchise history.
A week after...
The Houston Texans gave way to the Chicago Bears in Week 6, but they're back atop our Power Rankings yet again, and they arrived in dominant fashion.
During last night’s ESPN sound tracks, there was a part where Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was mic’d up and he told Ravens running back Ray Rice that he’s burritos … Continue reading »