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Brian Cushing

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  • 4 Corners: Who will advance to playoffs in AFC?

    Healthy Chiefs dangerous Dan Pompei Chicago Tribune The playoff field in the AFC is going to include a lot of familiar teams from last year — with one notable exception. The Chiefs could go from worst to first in the AFC West. They were a team...
  • What NFL teams will be last to lose, win?

    Cardinals, Browns Dan Pompei Chicago Tribune I never thought I'd be writing this, but the team that might remain unblemished the longest could be the Cardinals. Their 3-0 record is more impressive than the 3-0 records of the Falcons and Texans...
  • Leaner linebackers may become the new trend in the pass-focused NFL

    Leaner linebackers may become the new trend in the pass-focused NFL
    The glare hasn’t gone anywhere. Even in training camp practices, Ray Lewis’ scowl, which has almost dared opposing teams to run his way for nearly two decades in the NFL, remains omnipresent. But the long-time face of the Ravens’ vaunted...
  • Texans winning games by taking ball away

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Houston Texans - INSIDE SLANT One reason the Houston Texans are 3-1 entering Sunday's game at the Dallas Cowboys is their ability to force turnovers. Of the nine turnovers the Texans have forced, five have been in...
  • Teams making run on Texans' 3-4 front

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Houston Texans - INSIDE SLANT The front seven in a 3-4 defense is supposed to be able to stop the run, but the Texans are allowing 141.7 yards a game and 5.2 yards a carry during their 2-1 start. The Texans were...
  • Texans just another team without Foster

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Houston Texans - INSIDE SLANT In their 30-17 loss to the New York Giants, the Houston Texans' worst fears came true. They found out what would happen if they couldn't rely on running back Arian Foster, and the focus...
  • Texans' winning formula begins with tight reigns on QB

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Houston Texans - INSIDE SLANT Of all the things the Houston Texans have done well during their 2-0 start, none is more surprising than the near-perfect performance of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Playing with his...
  • Story the sidelight of Carr's game against Texans

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Oakland Raiders - INSIDE SLANT Derek Carr can understand that his start Sunday for the Oakland Raiders against the Houston Texans has value as a story, but he has too much else to prepare for to take a lot of time...
  • NFL Week 2 Injury Report -- Friday

    The Sports Xchange NFL Week 2 Injury Report -- Friday ARIZONA CARDINALS at NEW YORK GIANTS ARIZONA CARDINALS --OUT: LB Alex Okafor (thigh), DT Frostee Rucker (calf) --QUESTIONABLE: RB Andre Ellington (foot), QB Carson Palmer (right shoulder), P...
  • 49ers rout Texans, but Gabbert struggles

    HOUSTON Blaine Gabbert got the surprise start in the 49ers' exhibition finale Thursday night, and he reverted to the sketchy form that won't inspire confidence as Colin Kaepernick's top backup. Gabbert was 4 of 11 passing for 60 yards, ending at least on...
  • Five storylines to watch for in the 2014 NFL season

    (Reuters) - Here are five storylines to watch during the National Football League's 2014 season, which begins Thursday in Seattle. - - JOHNNY MANZIEL The charismatic rookie quarterback was not selected until the 22nd pick of the 2014 Draft by Cleveland...
  • Clowney out 4-6 games for Texans; Mercilus will replace him

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Houston Texans - INSIDE SLANT Houston Texans third-year outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus replaces rookie Jadeveon Clowney, who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Monday and will miss four to six games....