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Rewind: Houston Texans debatable Power Rankings spot, Manziel’s hot GF, more

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 8! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 7 (READ) • QB Ratings: Ranking...
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Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans: 2014 Week 8 NFL Pick

Houston Texans (3-3) at Tennessee Titans (2-5) The Texans are road favorites here, but they could easily be home underdogs next week when they host the Eagles. Road favorites are 76-118 ATS since 1989 before being home underdogs, including 18-27 ATS as divisional road favorites before being non-divisional home underdogs, as that upcoming game tends to be a major distraction. Even...
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Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Sunday the Houston Texans and Tennessee Titans will face off against one another in a match-up of two AFC South teams. The Texans (3-4) have run into a rough spot while the Titans (2-5) have used a recent skid to make a change at quarterback inserting Zach Mettenberger under center. Coverage of the game between the Texans and Titans will air on FOX beginning at 1:00 pm ET from...
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Jadeveon Clowney expected to play Sunday

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JJ Watt forgets which Armstrong walked on the moon

Quick! Who was the first person to walk on the moon? It may seem like an easy question now, but for Houston Texans superstar JJ Watt, it turns out to not be so simple, especially when put on the spot. In an all-to-brief clip, teammates Shane Lechler and Garrett Graham join Watt to answer question to see if they are smarter than their Harvard-alum quarterback, Ryan Fitzpatrick. It...
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Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans; keys to a Texans victory

Jadeveon Clowney returns to the field as the Texans look to win on the road The Houston Texans travel to Tennessee to face the Titans on Sunday afternoon in a battle between division rivals. The Titans come in with a 2-5 record while the Texans sit at 3-4 following three straight losses, including Monday night’s embarrassing loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The game will be shown...
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Report: Jadeveon Clowney updates his status for Sunday

Houston Texans rookie and first overall pick Jadeveon Clowney has been out since the middle of Week 1 with a knee injury. Clowney has finally looked healthy, and he gave an update regarding his status for this Sunday. According to Dan Hanzus of NFL.com, Clowney would “be surprised if he doesn’t play,” and that he’ll “push through it,” regarding his injury. Obviously,...
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5 bold predictions for Texans vs Titans

The Houston Texans will look to snap a four-game losing streak when they visit the 2-5 Tennessee Titans. Here are five bold predictions for the game. You may also be interested in:5 bold predictions for Texans vs TitansJ.J. Watt of Houston Texans named our NFL MVP for first half of 2014 seasonOur Week 8 bold predictions will blow your mind if you’re a Houston Texans fan
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Brian Cushing on playing Sunday: We’ll see how it goes

Earlier this week, Mike Florio of PFT reported that Texans linebacker Brian Cushing would miss at least one game because of issues with his surgically repaired knee. Texans coach Bill O’Brien said there was “no accuracy to that report” on Thursday, but the linebacker was listed as questionable Friday after missing practice for the third straight day and sounded like there...
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J.J. Watt of Houston Texans named our NFL MVP for first half of 2014 season

It may be hard to believe but the 2014 NFL regular season is nearly half over. Where does the time go? It feels like yesterday the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers were kicking off the year on Thursday Night Football, but here we are. Since the year is about half done now is a great time to hand out cover32′s mid-season awards. We’ll be naming our MVP for each position...
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Ryan Mallett: I’ll be ready to start if I’m called on

Texans backup quarterback Ryan Mallett isn’t exactly campaigning to unseat starter Ryan Fitzpatrick. But he says he’ll be ready if that’s what happens. After coach Bill O’Brien said this week that Mallett is putting in work in practice and getting better, Mallett said he’ll be ready to go if O’Brien hands him the ball.
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Our Week 8 bold predictions will blow your mind if you’re a Houston Texans fan

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
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Houston Texans fans will appreciate Johnny Manziel’s insanely hot new girlfriend

If Brian Hoyer struggles again this weekend you can bet we’re on the verge of seeing Johnny Manziel. Hoyer was awful last week in Jacksonville, and should he pull something similar against Oakland this weekend Johnny Cleveland will get his shot. Off the field Manziel’s antics are legendary. From partying with Gronk, to partying in Mexico, to partying in Vegas to pulling some...
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WATCH: J.J. Watt Plays ‘Are You Smarter Than Ryan Fitzpatrick?’

It’s probably a good thing that Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt found his calling on the football field. After all, it’s highly doubtful that he would have cut it touring the Uinted States in hopes of making it big in the trivia field. http://sportsnaut.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/19_SmarterThanFitz-2000k.mp4 When posed with the question about who the first human on...
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Texans Injury Update: Brian Cushing out Sunday

The Houston Texans' linebacker, Brian Cushing (Knee), will be out for Sunday's game. It was clear Monday night as Cushing tried to chase down Le'Veon Bell, he didn't look physically right, as reported by Dan Hanzus Around the NFL writer.#176919732 / gettyimages.comNFL insider, Ian Rapoport, reported late Wednesday night that Cushing won't play Sunday against the...
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Texans’ Crick says going after Titans’ Mettenberger will ‘be fun’

Texans linebacker Brian Cushing could miss Sunday’s game at the Tennessee Titans and be out for an extended period. If No. 56 can’t go, defensive end Jared Crick said other Texans must step up. “We’re going to miss Cushing if he’s not going to be able to play, obviously,” Crick said Thursday at NRG Stadium. “Not only for his talents on the field, but his leadership...
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Texans head coach says Brian Cushing has a 50/50 chance of playing this week

On Wednesday night, Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio reported that Texans linebacker Brian Cushing will miss at least one game due to lingering issues with his surgically-reconstructed knee.  On Thursday, coach Bill O’Brien said the report was false. “First of all, no, I wasn’t aware of that report,” O’Brien told reporters on Thursday.  “I was […] The post Texans...
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Mallett waiting for his chance with Texans

With every loss this season for the Houston Texans, Ryan Mallett's name is tossed around  more often to replace Ryan Fitzpatrick as the team's starting quarterback. Just in case his time does come this season, Mallett is putting in extra work daily to be ready. However if you ask him, the high workload is no different from his normal routine. "I do what I've always...
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Houston Texans fans will love this list of crappiest Super Bowl champions ever

This week, the big story around the NFL has been the sudden turmoil surrounding the defending Super Bowl champions. In Seattle, things are seemingly coming apart at the seams, as the Seahawks have fallen to 3-3, wide receiver Percy Harvin was shipped to the Jets after some sort of issue in the locker room and reports have surfaced that teammates are upset with quarterback Russell...
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Houston Texans avoid the Week 8 hot seat, big time Super Bowl contender doesn’t

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Just seven weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Jay Cutler Cutler can’t lay another egg this week A week after getting called out by teammate...
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Steelers Varied WR Personnel Against Texans

In the last game against the Houston Texans, the Pittsburgh Steelers were surprisingly versatile with their wide receiver groupings, interchanging pieces frequently, with Antonio Brown being the only consistent fixture for obvious reasons. For his part, Brown played 62 of the team’s 67 offensive snaps, but he was the only receiver among the five active […] Steelers Varied WR...
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Steelers vs Texans Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations of the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Houston Texans on Monday night. After a startling swing of momentum to end the first half, the second began promisingly when the defense stopped the Texans on second and one, and then third and one, to first a […] Steelers vs Texans Second Half Notes And Observations is a post...
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Steelers vs Texans First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Houston Texans on Monday night. Rookie Martavis Bryant got his first snap of his career on the second play of the game. The Steelers took off Markus Wheaton and Lance Moore to play him and Darrius Heyward-Bey. The […] Steelers vs Texans First Half Notes And Observations is a...
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Report: Brian Cushing will miss some time with knee injury

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing is expected to miss at least a week with a knee injury, per Pro Football Talk. Per league source, Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) will miss at least a week. It's been bothering him for the last two games. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 23, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Houston Texans Getting a Gift From the Tennessee Titans in Zach Mettenberger

The Texans need something to help right the ship. After getting out to a 3-1 record Houston has lost the last three to fall to 3-4--exactly where people expected them to be. So now the question becomes whether they are going to fall and become the bottom dweller people expected or right the ship and get back on track.Thanks to the Tennessee Titans decision to start rookie quarterback...
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