Zach Strief was carried off the field on Sunday
Guard acquits himself well in his first live NFL action
By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer
Like the win that occurred in the same building five years earlier to the day, Sundayâ€™s win over the Texans will long be remembered for its conclusion, but remembered even longer for its preamble
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer Boring, conservative, inept. Any of those would be fitting descriptions of Jacksonville’s offense
Next week Steelers at Texans Noon Sunday TV/radio: CBS; 610 AM, 100.3 FM, 1010 AM (Spanish) NEW ORLEANS – If you pick apart the Texans’ performance in the Superdome on Sunday, you can find a lot of reasons for their 40-33 defeat. The immediate reaction is to target a horrible fourth quarter by Wade Phillips’ ..
Collapse upsets Cushing The Texans allowed 23 points in the fourth quarter Sunday, more than any quarter in franchise history. The defense looked helpless surrendering three touchdown drives and a pair of two-point conversion passes to the Saints in the 40-33 loss. “To say I’m extremely frustrated would be an understatement,” inside linebacker Brian Cushing ..
The Buffalo Bills will have to pay out roughly $18 million a year if they want to re-sign both Stevie Johnson and Ryan Fitzpatrick. It sounds like a lot of money. But in the NFL world, where teams are living off the golden goose of television revenue, it’s not crazy money. In fact, many teams ..
NEW ORLEANS – Classy as always, Matt Schaub was gracious Sunday. “They’re a great team, and we have a lot of respect for them,” he said. “But we feel we’re pretty good, too. We have the potential to be a great team.” To be clear – the Saints defeated the Texans 40-33. It was 11-on-11 ..
NEW ORLEANS – Texans games are a little bit like Stephen King novels. Entertaining, scary and, in the end, predictably morbid. You will occasionally be wowed by a crafty and surprising plot twist. Like a dominating half of football in the Superdome. Or a nine-point lead over the Saints with possession of the ball and ..