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Rookie J.J. Watt returned an interception for a touchdown, and Andre Johnson and Arian Foster put the game away with second-half scores to power the Texans over the Cincinnati Bengals, 31-10, in the NFL playoffs.

Houston Battles Cincinnati to 17-10 Lead on JJ Watts' Big Play

How good is the AFC North? That's a statement framed as a question. The AFC-N placed three teams in the playoffs and its wildcard representative is giving a good account of themselves. The Cincinnati Bengals roared into Reliant Stadium for an evenly matched game with AFC South champion Houston Texans. TGS writers favored the Texans at home by a vote of 4-3. Cincinnati dominates...

Arian Foster Leads Texans to First Playoff Win Ever; Projects to Be #1 Fantasy Pick in 2012

Houston running back and social networking sports star Arian Foster carried the ball 24 times to rack up 153 yards and two touchdowns in the Texans’ 31-10 victory over Cincinnati on Saturday. “Arian Foster…Australian for ridiculous touchdowns,” tweeted Michael Schottey, Bleacher Report Editor. Foster entered the game with a new haircut, having a barber shave the...Read the Rest...

Watts TD changes game

Mike McGlynn felt good about his block on J.J. Watt. The Bengals’ right guard punched out on Watt, the Houston Texans’ top draft choice this season, and stopped his path to quarterback Andy Dalton. The next thing McGlynn and everyone else inside Reliant Stadium knew Watt picked off Dalton’s pass and returned it 29 yards for a touchdown that broke a 10-10 tie and sent the Texans...

Foster carries Texans to rout of Bengals

Arian Foster rushed for 153 yards and two touchdowns to power the Houston Texans to a 31-10 victory over the visiting Cincinnati Bengals in their first playoff game in franchise history. Andre Johnson hauled in a 40-yard scoring pass and rookie defensive end J.J. Watt made a spectacular interception return for a touchdown as the Texans (11-6) ran off 24 unanswered points to beat...

Texans pick apart Bengals for first playoff win

J.J. Watt returned an interception 29 yards for a touchdown and the Houston Texans beat the Cincinnati Bengals 31-10 for the franchise's first playoff victory on Saturday.

Playoff wait ends for Texans' Andre Johnson

HOUSTON (AP) - Year after agonizing year, Andre Johnson was asked about his goals for the season and his answer never changed."I want to get this team to the playoffs," he would say.Now, after years of often terrible seasons, Johnson and the Texans have reached that goal. They will face ...

Texans throttle Bengals in playoff debut (AP)

No first-time playoff jitters for the Houston Texans. Rookie J.J. Watt returned an interception for a touchdown, and Andre Johnson and Arian Foster put the game away with second-half scores to power the Texans over the Cincinnati Bengals 31-10 on Saturday in the NFL playoffs. In the postseason for the first time in their 10-year history, the Texans (11-6) came up with big plays on offense and...

Halftime at Reliant Stadium: Texans 17, Bengals 10

A rookie scored his first playoff touchdown, but it wasn’t Bengals QB Andy Dalton or Texans QB T.J. Yates. Nope, it was Houston DE J.J. Watt, who made one of the sickest plays you’ll see by a lineman. Watt’s interception and 29-yard touchdown return with 59 seconds left in the half was the difference after 30 minutes. It’s Texans 17, Bengals 10 from Reliant Stadium. Otherwise...

NFL Wild Card Weekend Thoughts

The Denver Broncos walked onto their home turf and beat the defending AFC Champions. The Broncos defense played well and Tim Tebow threw for over 300 yards. Yes Tim Tebow threw for over 300 yards! Related posts: NFL Wild Card Weekend Preview & Predictions – Inside The Wheelhouse 2011-12 NFL Playoffs: Wild Card Weekend Picks Examining The Field Of 12 – The Race To NFL...

Doug Sez: NFL Playoff Predictions

Cincinnati at Houston: The Texans are going to loose their playoff virginity. Coming in with the best rushing game and running back Arian Foster, the Texans should be ready to

2011 Wildcard Weekend Recap

Texans over Bengals: The Bengals started strong, looked like they had it in the first half. But they had the proverbial uncapitalized opportunities, and by the second half, homefield advantage was kicking in in a big way. The Texans' fans were going nuts non-stop for 3 1/2 hours, and the Bengals eventually succumbed. Well, to the fans and to Arian Foster's 150+ yards on the...
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