Originally written November 12, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
CHICAGO -- The Houston Texans not only beat the Chicago Bears at their own game Sunday night, but they did it with a lead performance -- both on and off the field -- from a former member of the Bears. Cornerback Danieal Manning, who switched teams before the 2011 season, fired up the Texans in a pregame speech and then forced two first-quarter turnovers in a 13-6 victory that left the Texans tied with Atlanta for the NFL's best record (8-1). "It was a special game for him, coming back, but it was a special game for all of us," Houston defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said. The game was played in a steady downpour that contributed to sloppy play. The Bears (7-2), who had the league's best turnover margin, lost the ball three times in the first quarter and four times in the first half overall. Texans running back Arian Foster scored the game's only touchdown -- his league-leading 12th of the year -- on a diving, 2-yard catch of a Matt Schaub pass in th...
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