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Following a lopsided defeat to the Houston Texans back in late October, the Tennessee Titans probably didn't want to face their AFC South rivals a second time -- let alone set up a date for a possible third meeting.
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According to the terms of his new contract, if the Titans RB doesn't rush for 14 yards in the team's season finale against the Houston Texans, Chris Johnson's 2011 salary will decrease from $8 million to $7.7 million.
The Houston Texans have locked up their first playoff berth, a home game in the playoffs, and a division title. They can not move from the No. 3 seed. However, this is an absolute must-win game.
The Texans are a team that must win on defense and the running game. That is something that they can do with the second ranked defense and the second ranked rushing attack. Arian...
Despite sitting out practice Wednesday, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson said his ankle feels much better than last week.
Johnson said he was having trouble walking last week and he struggled in a 23-17 win over Jacksonville, rushing for only 56 yards on 15 carries.
He has accumulated only 134 yards rushing on 41 carries in the past three games.
Johnson is having the...
Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips returned to the practice field on Wednesday, two weeks removed from undergoing kidney and gall bladder surgery.
The Texans (10-5) are hoping the 64-year-old Phillips will be in the coaching box for Sunday's regular-season finale against the visiting Tennessee Titans (8-7).
Phillips missed the team's last two games - both...
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson held out for most of the off-season seeking a new contract, which he succeeded in securing when he signed a 6-year, $55 million deal with the Titans back in September. Johnson has subsequently experienced the worst season of his 4-year career, and now needs to rush for 14 yards [...]
Twice before, Mike Munchak had said he had no interest in becoming the next football coach at Penn State.
Yet, the story surfaced a third time Wednesday with reports from Pennsylvania strongly suggesting that Munchak was the Nittany Lions' man to replace Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal at Munchak's alma mater.
Not surprisingly, Munchak said no...
Anyone arguing against the Colts signing Robert Mathis need to read Ben Savage's breakdown of the game tape from the Texans game. Throughout his career Robert Mathis has been a clutch player whose versatility is widely overlooked. Once again he came up big against the Texans by forcing a fumble and then recovering:
Mathis starts off with an inside move, which he uses to...
Also, special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff says he has begun prepping for Houston Texans should playoff scenarios work out
The Tennessee Titans enter their season finale needing a victory and plenty of help to reach the postseason.
The AFC South champion Houston Texans hope they won't be backing into the franchise's first playoff appearance.
Tennessee visits slumping Houston on Sunday hoping to set up a rematch in the wild-card round the following week.
The Titans (8-7) ended a two-game losing...
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Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak on Wednesday quashed rumors he would leave the NFL to coach Penn State, telling a Tennessean reporter that he has "no interest" in the Nittany Lions job.
First things first, it's great to see Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips up and around and back with the team. The plan is for Phillips to be up in the coaches box Sunday as he works his...
Mike Munchak says he is not heading to Penn State as coach.