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Arian Foster Thinks it’ll Take “A Couple Years” for Running Backs to Adapt to New Crown Rule

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Hard-nosed running backs will have their hands full this offseason and for quite some time beyond that as they attempt to determine just how aggressive they can be under new NFL rules that will penalize them for leading into defensive players in the open field with the crown of their ...

Connor Barwin Discusses Joining Philadelphia, Reason Behind His Drop in Production Last Year

Monday, March 25th, 2013

The Philadelphia Eagles needed to make serious changes on defense after a disappointing 4-12 season last year. Connor Barwin inked a deal in Philadelphia for six years and it has a base value of $36 million with a maximum value of $40 million. Barwin joins cornerback Cary Williams and safety Kenny Phillips ...

Matt Schaub: “It’ll be Hard to Ever Fully Replace a Pocket Passer”

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Matt Schaub is most definitely a pocket passer. And while the league is always evolving and a new breed of quarterbacks has taken professional football by storm, Schaub still believes that it'll be hard for quarterbacks to succeed long-term without having the ability to drop back in an old-fashioned way. ...

Arian Foster: I’m Not Having Heart Surgery Anytime Soon; I’ve Been Around Players Who Use Steroids

Monday, February 4th, 2013

In a Week 16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, Arian Foster was held out of the game because of an irregular heartbeat. It was rumored that the Texans running back was considering heart surgery on Friday, but Foster has denied that surgery was planned at all. Foster rushed for 1,424 yards ...

Tom Brady Doesn’t Seem Worried Despite the Loss of Rob Gronkowski

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

The New England Patriots cruised by the Houston Texans and into the AFC Championship Game, but the victory didn't come without a price. Running back Danny Woodhead was hurt but hasn't necessarily been ruled out for this weekend as this post was written, but more importantly the Pats lost stud ...

Matt Schaub Earns First Playoff Victory, Vows that Texans Will Give New England All it Can Handle

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

About a month ago, it appeared the Houston Texans might be the top seed in the AFC, but now many might argue they're the weakest team left in the NFL playoffs. Quarterback Matt Schaub and the team edged Cincinnati, but didn't seem to shake off any of the doubters who ...

Tom Brady Says the 49ers’ Defense is One of the Best He’s Ever Seen: “Biggest Challenge We’ve Had All Year”

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

The New England Patriots are scaring the hell out of the rest of the NFL. The Patriots crushed the then-one-loss Houston Texans on Monday night for their ninth win in 10 games. Tom Brady is putting up MVP-caliber numbers despite not having all-world tight end Rob Gronkowski, and New England ...

Jerod Mayo on Friend and College Teammate Arian Foster: “Hopefully He’s Not a Good Back Against Us”

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Football fans will see a huge potential AFC championship game preview tonight in Foxboro, with the New England Patriots hosting the Houston Texans as the two jockey for positioning atop the conference. But there's extra motivation for Jerod Mayo and Arian Foster, who meet with a chance to establish bragging ...

Matthew Stafford on Ndamukong Suh’s “Unintentional” Kick: “Things like that Happen All the Time”

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Ndamukong Suh has evaded a suspension for a kick to Matt Schaub's groin that may or may not have been deliberate, but Suh's reputation took another hit, as did his wallet. Suh was fined $30,000 for the incident. His quarterback stands by him, though. So that's always good. Matthew Stafford joined ...

Owen Daniels On if He’d Like to Play With Ndamukong Suh: “Obviously You Don’t Want to Have Dirty Players on Your Team”

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The Houston Texans continue to survive in close victories, and their Thanksgiving matchup with the Detroit Lions was no exception. But Houston's victory in Detroit also came with some controversy. First, there was that Justin Forsett touchdown that was only a touchdown because Jim Schwartz threw a challenge flag to negate ...