Found January 07, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
The first playoff wild card game of the 2011-2012 season is now in the books as the Houston Texans beat the Cincinnati Bengals 31-10 down in Houston. It was the first playoff win in Texans history. Texans running back Arian Foster rushed for 153 yards and 2 touchdowns on 24 carries and Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was intercepted 3 times with 1 being returned for a touchdown by rookie defensive end J.J. Watt late in the first half. The win by the Texans guarantees they will travel to Baltimore next Sunday to play the #2 seed Baltimore Ravens. The #1 seed New England Patriots will host Read more [...]

Arian Foster gets haircut with Texans’ logo

Houston Texans’ Arian Foster made waves in the social networking sports world earlier this season when he tweeted a picture of his MRI. The Pro Bowl running back is back at it again with a new haircut destined to be the focus of social media chatter. “Check out my dawg @ArianFoster cut! #ReppinToTheFullest,” tweeted Duane...Read the Rest...

VIDEO: Arian Foster Embarrasses Chris Crocker on a TD run as the Texans Beat the Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals, Chris Crocker, had a rough day in the Bengals loss to the Houston Texans in Saturday’s AFC Wild Card match-up. He dropped a sure interception earlier in the game, and then this. Foster doesn’t ever run Crocker over. He just keeps him in front of him with a couple stiff arms to his back, then pushes him aside. Crocker...

Texans pummel Bengals, advance to Baltimore

That game went exactly and not at all like I thought it would. Sloppy start? Check. Arian Foster wears the Bengals down late in the game and busts a long play? Check. 31-10 – WHAT?!?! Incredible game, and there can be no doubt that the ridiculous, stupendous interception by JJ Watt was the play of the game. No matter how many times I watch that play, it’s still unbelievable...

Andy Dalton Has Finally Stopped Pooping

First the Bengals QB was reported to have an "intestinal virus." Then it was "flu-like symptoms." Finally, just "the flu." This is sports code for one of two things: a hangover, or just outright ******** all over the place. Dalton was ******** all over the place. But now he's not! More »

Report card – Playoff game vs. Texans

PASS OFFENSE (D+) Tying season highs in sacks allowed (four) and interceptions (three) in a playoff game is not a good thing. Andy Dalton started off well and then things unraveled in the second half. A.J. Green had five receptions in the loss but only one in the second half. Jermaine Gresham had five receptions for 46 yards but none in the first half. Of the three Dalton interceptions...

Dream Shake: Houston Texans Win Their First-ever Playoff Game

Playing in your team's first ever playoff game gives you the opportunity to get in the record book for all kinds of things. The Texans' first ever playoff touchdown? Arian Foster on a 9-yard run around the edge, on a perfectly blocked play, then followed it up with a "Dream Shake" tribute to Hakeem Olajuwon. That score tied the game early, 7-7, and was an important...

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...

Houston Texans win first playoff game, 31-10 over Bengals

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.

AFC Wild Card Playoffs: Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans Preview and Prediction

The first game of the NFL playoffs features two teams who are coming into the playoffs following losses. The Bengals are coming off of a loss to the Ravens that could have eliminated them from the playoffs, while the Texans are losers of three straight following their clinching of the AFC South. The game features two rookie quarterbacks, who both have great threats at the receiver...

Idle chatter: A look ahead to the playoffs

1. The Bengals play the first game of the playoffs. What are thechances they get to play one next week, too?PAT MCMANAMON: Good. Very good. Houston is not all that. They've stumbled into the playoffs with a three-game losing streak. They have a rookie quarterback who might just feel the moment. At least he'll feel it more than Andy Dalton will. The Bengals rookie has been...
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