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The buildup for the AFC Divisional round matchup between the No. 2 seed New England Patriots and visiting Houston Texans sounds a lot like that of late 1980’s Mike Tyson fight.Of the four playoff games on tap this weekend, the Texans are being given the least chance of pulling off the upset. There is very good reason for this, starting with the 42-12 shellacking they were subjected to in their Week 14 meeting with the Patriots. Houston entered the Monday Night meeting as the AFC’s No. 1 seed, having lost just once thus far. This beating triggered a slide that saw them limp to the finish line in the regular season, losing three of their last four games and falling to the 3rd seed, thus forfeiting the much coveted bye week. In those three losses, Houston was outscored 93-36, and quickly became the popular pick to be the team expected to bow out early in the playoffs. Thanks to Cincinnati’s unexpectedly horrid showing in last week’s first round game in Houston, the Texans were able to...
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J.J. Watt reportedly spit on the Patriots logo and wiped his feet on it during warmups before the Texans' game against New England.
Thursday, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was named Defensive MVP by Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America.
“It’s an honor,” Watt said via the Houston Chronicle. “I appreciate everybody voting for me. It’s more an award for my teammates and coaches. I really appreciate everything they do for me. I wouldn’t be able to do this without them...
Yesterday Houston Texans All Pro defensive end J.J. Watt made headlines when he was seen spitting on the Patriots logo at midfield and stomping on it.
After the game, Watt had a pretty good explanation for his perceived disrespect to the Patriots logo. Pro Football Talk is reporting that Watt told Comcast Sports Net that before every game home or away, he goes to midfield, and...
JJ Watt is a fierce competitor who is not shy about ruffling his opponent’s feathers, which is why we were hardly surprised when we heard that he spit on the New England Patriots logo prior to Sunday’s playoff game. The Twitter world began buzzing roughly an hour before kickoff after several writers and reporters confirmed that Watt spit on the Patriots midfield logo during warmups...
The Boston Globe’s Zuri Berry posted on Twitter that Houston Texan JJ Watt spit on the New England Patriots’ logo at midfield before the start of the Patriots-Texans divisional playoff game:
A.B. What a scumbag.
Horton poured Boston Garden water on Vancouver’s ice. T.O. celebrated twice on the Cowboy’s star. But spitting on a logo just shows the world how...
(Photo: Patriots Email)
Wow, even the Patriots marketing department knows that Texans’ quarterback Matt Schaub looks like a “deer in the headlights”. Actually forget the headlights, the signal caller for Houston looks like a deer head mounted on the wall after his shellacking at the hands of the Patriots in December.
Since that beat-down, the Texans have gone 2-3 including...
Several media members at the Houston Texans – New England Patriots AFC playoff game in Foxborough, Mass. reported that Texans’ defensive end J.J. Watt spit on the Patriots’ logo on the midfield of Gillette Stadium prior to the game and then wiped his feet on it.
Mike Petraglia of WEEI-AM and WEEI.com in Boston was most definitive:
Yes, I can confirm that J.J. Watt just expectorated...
Texans QB Matt Schaub threw for 343 yards Sunday against the Patriots.Fantasy Spin:Schaub's 25-yard strike to DeVier Posey in the fourth quarter was his first career postseason touchdown. He threw for another one six minutes later to cut New England's lead to 38-28. Sunday was Schaub's third 300-yard game of the season and his first since Thanksgiving.
Houston QB Matt Schaub gives his team a legitimate shot at knocking off the Patriots and reaching the AFC Championship game.
Matt Schaub may have thrown for 343 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday against the Patriots, but if you’re accepting those stats at face value, you likely weren’t watching the divisional round game.
Schaub struggled early against New England, which is part of the reason why the Patriots were able to jump out to a 31-13 lead before the Texans scurried to score some points in the...
NEW YORK -- It's unanimous, on both sides of the ball.
Vikings 2,000-yard man Adrian Peterson and Texans pass-swatting end J.J. Watt were unanimous choices for The Associated Press All-Pro team announced Saturday.
Peterson, who came within 9 yards of breaking Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record, and Watt, who led the NFL with 20 1-2 sacks, were selected by all...
NEW YORK — It’s unanimous, on both sides of the ball.
The Vikings’ 2,000-yard man, Adrian Peterson, and Texans pass-swatting end J.J. Watt were unanimous choices for The Associated Press All-Pro team announced Saturday.
Peterson, who came within nine yards of breaking Eric Dickerson‘s single-season rushing record, and Watt, who led the NFL with 20.5 sacks, were selected by...
The game is over and our beloved team got served once again. The New England Patriots came into the matchup with a game plan that was scrapped and still managed to hang 41 points. After watching this game so many questions come to mind and major concerns going forward. In this final article let’s look at some of the concerns going into the offseason.
FINAL SCORE: Texans 28 Patriots...
A great win by the Patriots as they advance to the AFC Championship game. The Texans fans were obviously really disappointed. While they felt they got some unfair calls by the refs, they mostly blamed Matt Schaub. Having an average quarterback must be a tough go in the NFL, it's something Patriots fans should not take for granted with Tom Brady in New England. Anyway, enjoy the...
Action started with a Danieal Manning 94-yard opening kick return to set Houston set in the New England red zone. Matt Schaub could do nothing with the opportunity save overthrow Andre Johnson by about 10 feet. The Texans took their field goal then went about the usual business of underwhelming everybody.
Danny Woodhead and Gronk left the game early with injuries. For Pats fans,...