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HOUSTON -- On the heels of an embarrassing defensive performance against the Green Bay Packers on national television Oct. 14, the Houston Texans found redemption in a showdown of equal significance Sunday at Reliant Stadium. The Texans took advantage by blasting the Baltimore Ravens 43-13 to claim the best record in the AFC. Wide receiver Andre Johnson (nine catches for 86 yards), running back Arian Foster (19 carries for 98 yards with two touchdowns) and quarterback Matt Schaub (23 of 37 for 256 yards with two touchdowns) delivered against a beleaguered and depleted Baltimore defense. However, momentum swung with a pair of scoring plays produced by outside linebacker Connor Barwin and cornerback Johnathan Joseph. Barwin, whose 11 1/2 sacks paced the Texans during their breakout 2011 season, recorded his first sack of 2012 by dropping Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in the end zone with 4:49 left in the first quarter. On the first snap of the second, Joseph returned a Flacco in...
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Joe Flacco had a pretty rough first half in Houston on Sunday. The Texans’ brutal pass rush tipped numerous passes at the line of scrimmage, one ended up in a pick-six for Houston and another wound up in the hands of Glover Quin via this great, athletic one-handed grab.PS- Whitney Mercilus is such a sweet football name.
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...
According to Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union, Houston Texans running back Ben Tate has a “hamstring issue.” per head coach Gary Kubiak.The Texans have a bye week coming up, which should hopefully help Tate not miss any time.
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.
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...
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...
HOUSTON This game was supposed to decide who was the best team in the AFC.
It was decisive, all right.
The Houston Texans (6-1) now stand alone atop the conference, having crushed the Baltimore Ravens (5-2) 43-13 Sunday at Reliant Stadium. Houston controlled all but the first few minutes, doubling up the Ravens in yards (420-176) and first downs (27-12) and holding the ball for 38...
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...
HOUSTON -- On the heels of an embarrassing defensive performance against the Packers on national television last Sunday night, the Texans found redemption in a showdown of equal significance Sunday at Reliant Stadium. The Texans took advantage by blasting the Baltimore Ravens 43-13 to claim the best record in the AFC. Wide receiver Andre Johnson (nine catches for 86 yards), running...
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...
Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans: Hero and Zero of the Game Both the Baltimore Ravens and the Houston Texans had a record of 5-1 coming into this Week 7 match-up. This game was a rematch of the January 15, 2012 playoff game, in which the Ravens beat the Texans by a score of 20-13. What a difference a season makes, as the Texans were frustrating hosts for the Ravens’...
Despite the amazing renaissance of OLB Terrell Suggs who basically rose up from the dead, the Ravens were unable to compensate for their current defensive deficiencies... and got pounded by the Houston Texans, 43-13...Matt Schaub threw two touchdown passes, Arian Foster ran for two scores and the Texans dominated a showdown of the conference's top two teams, routing the Baltimore...
- SmackDown General Manager Booker T acted as the honorary team captain for the NFL’s Houston Texans as they defeated the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Booker received a big pop when he was introduced to the crowd. Here’s a photo of he and Sharmell at the game:
- Reports from the Ryback vs. CM Punk matches at live events note that they are getting better each night. Ryback is...