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Tampa Bay Buccaneers
HOUSTON - Of the lasting images from the Texans' masterful defensive effort against the Falcons last Sunday, perhaps the most memorable was that of nose tackle Earl Mitchell sprinting to and then hurdling a pile of bodies to assist on a tackle of Atlanta running back Michael Turner.
The defender at the bottom of the scrum, the first on the scene wrapped around the robust legs of Turner: Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson. That Jackson tackle preceded his jarring hit later in the afternoon, one so vicious that a collective groan emanated from the Reliant Stadium crowd before an official reflexively tossed a flag out of the belief that Jackson's strike was flagrant. The penalty was waved off and play continued, but the collision reinforced what has long been apparent.
The Texans (9-3), aligned in a 3-4 scheme supposedly susceptible to the run, rank fourth in the league against the run in part because of the physical play of Jackson and his cohort, Johnathan Joseph. To watch bo...
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T.J. Yates did not disappoint in his first career NFL start for the Houston Texans. Yates did some good things and made some key plays last Sunday to get the Texans a huge win against the Atlanta Falcons. We know it is early but you have to like what you see from the rookie [...]
CINCINNATI - Rookie T.J. Yates led the biggest drive in Houston Texans history on Sunday, throwing a 6-yard touchdown...
T.J. Yates threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Walter with two seconds left as the visiting Houston Texans clinched their first playoff berth in franchise history with a 20-19 victory over the stunned Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
Houston got the ball at its own 20 with 2:33 left before Yates and the Texans unleashed a 13-play drive to complete a comeback from a 16-3 halftime...
Week 14 is now complete for the AFC and we can take quick look at the current standings and the playoff scenarios going forward. Houston Texans - (10-3) - The Texans clinched the AFC South on Sunday with their win over the Bengals combined with the Titans loss to the Saints. They will finish no worse than the 4th seed now in the AFC. They close out the season with games against the...
A rookie quarterback led the biggest drive in Houston Texans history, one that took them to the end zone and their first playoff berth. T.J. Yates threw a 6-yard touchdown pass with 2 seconds left on Sunday for a 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals that put the Texans in the playoffs for the first time.
Rookie T.J. Yates led the biggest drive in Houston Texans history on Sunday, throwing a 6-yard touchdown pass with 2 seconds left for a 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals that brought the first playoff berth in franchise history.
Matchup Problem: Arian Foster, RB I know many Bengals fans are worried about Owen Daniels considering the team’s repeated troubles with tight ends, but I’m more worried about Foster. Cincy’s run defense wasw victimized last week by an inferior running back and a worse offensive line. They’ll need to rebound quickly to rescue their playoff [...]
Marvin Lewis calls today’s home game against the Houston Texans the most important game of his nine-year tenure because of how it can serve as a springboard for the Bengals.
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Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals because of a hamstring injury.